13 Mar New Technologies and Our Connected Future in Chattanooga Discussed at ChaTech Connect Event
On Wednesday, March 13, ChaTech hosted its Connect event in the INCubator‘s 3rd floor Renaissance room. ChaTech’s Connect event is an educational series that focuses on a discussion around a hot topic in technology. Three panelists discussed what these new connectivity technologies (5G & Wi-Fi 6) mean for our connected future in Chattanooga.
- Alan Collins, Director of Global Technology Planning at AT&T
- Ken Smith, Chief Technology Officer at FreightWaves
- Bradley Chambers, Director of IT at Brainerd Baptist School
What are these connectivity technologies? 5G is the latest generation of cellular communications that offers a faster network and improved broadband. Read more about 5G here. Wi-Fi 6 (or 802.11ax) addresses some key problems with Wi-Fi connections by focusing on capacity and optimization. Read more about Wi-Fi 6 here (written by one of the panelists, Bradley Chambers.)