Community Broadband Networks

Community Broadband Networks: Bringing Fiber to the People

Community Broadband Networks: Bringing Fiber to the People

Big ideas don’t just come from big cities. We can help you overcome the challenges you face to bring affordable, reliable high-speed broadband to your friends and neighbors. Together, with our community broadband networks, we can help connect them to a world of possibilities and bring their best to the world.

The Benefits of Community Broadband

No longer a nice-to-have, broadband has become an essential service delivering:

  • The availability of broadband in communities has led to a 6.4% improvement in employment growth
  • Communities with over 60% FTTH availability have 64% better localized GDP compared to communities with under 25% FTTH availability
  • Employment growth tends to be with higher paying jobs, such as corporate management (40.8%), utilities (16.7%), and professional and technical services (16.4%)
  • A study of gigabit communities found that 14-gigabit broadband communities enjoyed approximately $1.4 billion in additional GDP when gigabit broadband became widely available

Planning a Community Broadband Network: We’ll Be With You for Them, Every Step of the Way

Planning a Community Broadband Network: We’ll Be With You for Them, Every Step of the Way

Follow these steps as you plan your community broadband network. You can count on us to help make it easy to succeed.

Steps to Planning a Broadband Network

Create a vision for you community broadband network Vision Creation
Define the services that best fit your community
engage community Raise Awareness and Organize Demand
Engage the community to gather support for your project and establish priorities
Plan your network Network Planning
Establish guiding principles for the project, determine budget estimates, and complete a feasibility study
Fund your network Secure Funding
Explore ways to fund the network
deploy community broadband network Deployment
Develop your implementation plan, establish formal processes, and build your network
Operate and Maintain Operate and Maintain
Plan ahead to keep your network running smoothly

I’m Here for Your Questions

Whether you’re an experienced network operator or tackling broadband for the first time, I’m ready to support you. Let’s connect to create a solution that’s right for you today and scalable for tomorrow.

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