Meta Session

META-03 A Fireside Chat with Matt Desch and Edward Knapp

1:00 PM–2:00 PM Nov 16, 2020 (America - New York)


The emergence of broadband and 5G services promises high bandwidth, low latency communications to enable instantaneous downloads, cloud gaming, and much more. Space and near-space assets have matured to the point where they can enable these advanced networks. But, haven’t we seen this before? Why is now the right time to integrate LEO and near-space assets? Join Matt Desch, CEO of Iridium, and Edward Knapp, CTO of American Tower, for a fireside chat on the future of telecommunications.

Session Participants:

Matthew Desch - Panelist - Iridium

Edward Knapp - Panelist - American Tower

Rob Meyerson - Moderator - ASCEND