Global Capacity Chief Revenue Officer, Ben Edmond, Joins Municipal, Technology and Academia Leaders to Discuss Smart Cities at TIA 2015

Global CapacityChicago, IL, USA, May 19, 2015 Global Capacity, the leading connectivity as a service company, announces that Ben Edmond, its Chief Revenue Officer, will join leaders from municipal government, technology and academia to discuss smart city solutions at the TIA 2015 Conference in Dallas June 2-4, 2015.  Focused on innovation and thought leadership, the TIA 2015 Conference, Network of the Future, brings together leaders from across the technology and telecommunication landscape to discuss the future of the global communications industry.

HiRes.jpgOn Wednesday, June 3, TIA’s Building New Services and Revenue in a Connected World track will identify new revenue opportunities with sessions on Digital Oilfields, eHealth, the Connected Car, Smart Cities, Smart Retail and Smart Agriculture.  Mr. Edmond will join speakers from North Central Texas Council of Governments, ADTRAN, Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS), University of California, Berkeley, and Urban Insights Associates on the Smart Cities panel session moderated by in Code Consulting.   Panelists will discuss how the application of citywide Internet connectivity, sensor networks, Big Data analytics and predictive automation can reduce the current and future strains on urban transport, energy grids, healthcare, and public management services. Additionally, local governments, businesses and service providers can improve economic growth through accessible, high-speed Internet access.

Mr. Edmond will share his insights into the challenges of last-mile connectivity in our cities and new, simpler approaches for municipalities and businesses looking to connect their companies and communities.  He will introduce how a marketplace of networks business model will streamline and simplify the steps to design, price, buy and manage connectivity solutions, enabling smart cities.

Click here to schedule a meeting with Global Capacity at the TIA 2015 Conference in Dallas to learn how the company is improving economic growth through accessible, high-speed Internet access.

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About Global Capacity 

Global Capacity is the leading connectivity as a service company that improves the efficiency and reduces the cost of data network services globally.  Through its One Marketplace™, the company brings together customers and suppliers with an automated platform that provides ubiquitous network solutions that deliver on its brand promise of Connectivity Made Simple™.  Global Capacity delivers its innovative solutions to telecommunication carriers, managed service providers, application service providers and enterprise customers globally.  Additional information can be found at or by following Global Capacity on Twitter and LinkedIn.

About TIA

The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) represents manufacturers and suppliers of global communications networks through standards development, policy and advocacy, business opportunities, market intelligence, and events and networking.  TIA enhances the business environment for broadband, mobile wireless, information technology, networks, cable, satellite and unified communications.  Members’ products and services empower communications in every industry and market, including healthcare, education, security, public safety, transportation, government, the military, the environment, and entertainment.  Visit for more details.