Washington, D.C. (February 19, 2019) — The Fiber Broadband Association (FBA) is pleased to announce Black & Veatch as its newest premier member. Black & Veatch is a global engineering, procurement, and consulting firm specializing in infrastructure development, with over fifty years of experience in telecommunications deployment.
“Black & Veatch's work with carriers, utilities, and local communities has been crucial in building a connected future,” said Lisa R. Youngers, President and CEO of the Fiber Broadband Association. “We are honored to have Black & Veatch as our newest premier member and look forward to collaborating to grow and expand fiber access nationwide.”
“Fiber deployment is a pivotal part of our business and the clients we serve. This communications backbone is expected to spur economic growth as we move towards a world of connected, autonomous infrastructure and 5G wireless networks,” said John Janchar, president of the telecommunications business at Black & Veatch. “We look forward to working with FBA on expanding fiber broadband access.”
About the Fiber Broadband Association
The Fiber Broadband Association is the largest and only trade association in the Americas dedicated to the pursuit of all fiber optic network infrastructure to the home, to the business and to everywhere. The Fiber Broadband Association helps providers make informed decisions about how, where, and why to build better broadband networks with fiber optics while working with its members to lead the organization, collaborate with industry allies and propel fiber optic deployment forward. Since 2001, these companies, organizations and people have worked with our communities and consumers in mind to build a better broadband future here and around the world. Learn more at www.fiberbroadband.org.
About Black & Veatch
Black & Veatch is an employee-owned, global leader in building critical human infrastructure in Energy, Water, Telecommunications and Government Services. Since 1915, we have helped our clients improve the lives of people in over 100 countries through consulting, engineering, construction, operations and program management. Our revenues in 2017 were US$3.4 billion. Follow us on www.bv.com and in social media.