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Community Broadband Networks

Community Broadband Networks

Community Broadband Networks

An Investment for the Future

An Investment for the Future

Community broadband can deliver immeasurable benefits, including a path to the digital future to ensure your community’s place in the innovation economy. And optical fiber – just like roads and waterways – is a key tool for economic development. An all-fiber network can improve public services, make communities more attractive to residents and businesses, and bolster competition and fiber adoption to help close the digital divide. When planning for your fiber optic network, don’t go it alone. Corning can help, with a robust ecosystem to help you in every aspect of your deployment, from project financing and planning to network design and management. 

What Should you Consider?

Take rate risk

Take rate risk

If you build it, will they come? Take rate considerations should factor into your planning and decision process, but perhaps the greatest risk of all is to be left behind because you’ve done nothing.

If you build it, will they come? Take rate considerations should factor into your planning and decision process, but perhaps the greatest risk of all is to be left behind because you’ve done nothing.

Regulatory environment

Regulatory environment

The demand for municipal broadband networks has never been stronger, but there are regulations dotting the landscape that can impact every stage of deployment. Actions at both the state and federal level are worthy of investigation. Learn more about the regulatory environment facing municipal deployments.

The demand for municipal broadband networks has never been stronger, but there are regulations dotting the landscape that can impact every stage of deployment. Actions at both the state and federal level are worthy of investigation.

Funding model

Funding model

Do you have a defined strategy in place to pay for your broadband infrastructure? There are options, including direct funding from the municipality, private investment, or a combination of both. Find out how other communities have financed their networks.

Do you have a defined strategy in place to pay for your broadband infrastructure? There are options, including direct funding from the municipality, private investment, or a combination of both. Find out how other communities have financed their networks.

The Move Towards a Smart City

The Move Towards a Smart City

Welcome to the Tomorrow Network.

Big city amenities aren’t just for residents of big cities any more. Towns of all sizes are planning the transformation from traditional to smart cities, a move that’s mutually beneficial to municipal leaders and the citizens they serve. By creating a clear vision, collaborating in new and innovative ways, and refocusing financial priorities, the smart city model will bring new life and vibrancy to our world, ushering in an era of enormous potential and growth.

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The Role of Fiber in a More Efficient Future

Cities around the globe are planning the transformation from traditional to smart cities that will benefit both the cities strategically implementing them and the citizens consuming them. By creating a clear vision, collaborating in new and innovative ways, and refocusing financial priorities, the smart city model will bring new life and vibrancy to our world, ushering in an era of enormous potential and growth.

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Internet for Everyone

The value of optical fiber in delivering broadband services is unquestionable, and a preterminated system can dramatically simplify your deployment. But what about communities outside of major urban areas? Can these locations realize the same value?

Find out how the city of Seward, Nebraska, delivered on their vision of internet for everyone.

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