Ajit Pai: Investing in Digital Infrastructure
Searchlight Capital partner and former FCC Chairman Ajit Pai joins Real Vision managing editor Ed Harrison to lay out a roadmap for understanding the rapidly changing technology landscape as well as the associated investment opportunities and regulatory hurdles. Pai takes on subjects from the importance of closing the digital divide, the building of ubiquitous fixed line broadband connectivity, the coming of 5G, the productivity and healthcare enhancements from telehealth to the need for precision agriculture, and the angst over regulatory issues like Section 230, net neutrality, and big tech anti-trust. Filmed May 13, 2021. Key Learnings: Pai shares his journey from the public to private sector and highlights the importance of more digital infrastructure investment as the digital revolution has induced the ever-growing demand for data.