The NCTC has appointed Jared Baumann as vice president of broadband solutions. In the new position, Baumann will be responsible for leading strategies for broadband solutions that can help NCTC members become more successful in their residential and commercial broadband service offerings.
Baumann will lead strategies on key NCTC broadband initiatives including broadband transport aggregation, home WiFi solutions, community WiFi, commercial services partners, wireless backhaul and 5G opportunities, smart caching, local network capacity and QoS management.
Baumann brings nearly 20 years' experience in service provider and enterprise technical leadership to NCTC. Most recently, Baumann spent six years at C Spire. Prior to C Spire, Baumann worked for CoreLogic FNC and TicketsXchange.
Rich Fickle, NCTC president and CEO, said: "Jared brings incredible industry knowledge to NCTC. He has nearly two decades in technical leadership experience and most recently at a leading regional operator. As we move forward, he will spearhead NCTC strategies for broadband solutions, including services, products and education, to serve our members."
Baumann said: "I am thrilled to join NCTC, which has enabled hundreds of small- and mid-sized operators to grow with robust technologies, equipment and content choices for more than three decades. As broadband becomes increasingly important to NCTC members, we will be focused on providing access to resources, equipment, and solutions to help them improve capacity and connectivity."