Elizabeth Page, Ribbon’s Sr. Director of National Sales, leads a team focused on the needs of rural telco and utility customers. With more than twenty years’ experience in the telecommunications industry, Elizabeth brings a deep understanding and expertise to her position. Prior to Ribbon, she served in senior positions at GENBAND and Nortel. A native of North Carolina, Elizabeth holds a BEng in industrial Engineering from North Carolina State and a certificate in Management Essentials from Harvard Business School Online. She is a frequent contributor on issues related to her customers’ specific concerns and challenges including bridging the digital divide and the advent of uTelcos.
Electric cooperatives are increasingly taking on the role of traditional communications service providers and bringing high-speed internet access to their local customers and residents. (Article starts on p 16)
Sean Buckley, Editor in Chief, Broadband Communities, speaks with Elizabeth Page about the digital divide and other rural broadband issues.