The Sonar team was in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma from March 4th – 7th exhibiting at the 2024 WISPAMERICA conference. This show brought over 1,500 people together to learn, experience new technology, and network with colleagues, all geared toward growing the vibrant and evolutionary WISP industry.


The four-day gathering featured 90+ expert sessions and demonstrations, over 100 exhibitors, and access to more than 1,200 industry leaders. It was a great way to learn more about important legal and regulatory trends and see the latest fixed wireless and fiber technology. We had a great time and in case you missed WISPAMERICA this time, check out all we did!

The Preseem Happy Hour

On March 4th, our team kicked off the week at Preseem’s Happy Hour. This was a great time to spend with our partners and network with new faces, as well as familiar ones. Spending time with others is a great learning opportunity about what is trending in the industry and hear about companies making an impact in all areas of telecommunications!










At our booth during WISPAMERICA, the Sonar team generated great buzz, making valuable connections. This time is great for us and others to solidify relationships that contribute to the growth of businesses. We are grateful that WISPAMERICA provides industry professionals with a platform for face-to-face interactions and many learning sessions. This dynamic nature of the WISP industry, affirms the significance of such events for networking and collaboration.

Aside from exhibition floor time, our team attended and participated in valuable sessions on March 6th, 2024:

The Women of WISPA Networking Breakfast

Sonar proudly sponsored the Women of WISPA networking breakfast. This event, hosted by the Women of WISPA, aimed to connect and empower women in the telecom industry. Attendees gained insights into the remarkable career journey of Kimberly Young, President of MKY Ventures, LLC, a distinguished entrepreneur specializing in broadband grant writing. The event, supported by Sonar, Preseem, Calix, and Perfect Vision, emphasized the importance of fostering a supportive community within the industry.

ISP Growth Fundamentals & Best Practices

The ISP Growth Fundamentals And Best Practices session on March 6th offered a deep dive into essential principles for Internet Service Providers aiming to scale their operations effectively. Moderated by Georgette Lopez-Aguado from Sonar, presenters shared industry trends, marketing tactics, and operational efficiencies crucial for sustainable growth. Case studies and interactive discussions provided real-world insights, ensuring attendees left with the knowledge and tools to thrive in the competitive ISP landscape.

FCC Broadband Consumer Label Rules Session

At the New FCC Broadband Consumer Label Rules session on March 6th, attendees were given the details of the rules mandated by Congress in 2022. With compliance deadlines approaching, speakers including Georgette Lopez-Aguado from Sonar provided insights into the practical impacts on businesses, compliance requirements, and potential future FCC regulations. This informative session equipped participants with a comprehensive understanding of what is new in the industry.     

Great Leaders Lead to Great Employees

The Great Leaders Lead To Great Employees session, moderated by Ray Bixler from Sonar, explored the art of molding new hires into exceptional team members. With presenters from Power Mountain, Vistabeam, and AW Broadband, the session provided strategies for instilling company vision, effectively turning new employees into valuable assets. This informative session highlighted the importance of strong leadership in building successful teams within the WISP industry.

See You Next Year!

Our experience at the 2024 WISPAMERICA conference in Oklahoma City was nothing short of remarkable. The event served as a dynamic platform for industry professionals, bringing together over 1,500 individuals to explore the latest technologies, engage in valuable networking opportunities, and participate in expert sessions. WISPAMERICA is a cornerstone for networking and collaboration, reinforcing its significance in shaping the vibrant and evolutionary WISP industry.