Author: Jason Longenecker

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Fiber Maps and Estimates Webinar


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DIY Fiber Mapping and Estimating Webinar on Thursday June 22nd Having trouble screening serious customers from window shoppers? Do your estimates take more than 30 minutes to produce? What if you could qualify leads faster? Please join us for the DIY Fiber Mapping and Estimating Workshop on; Thursday June 22nd, 2017 from 11AM-12PM EDT. About

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DIY Fiber Mapping and Estimating Workshop


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In Dallas?  Attending the 2017 Broadband Communities Summit? Join us at our DIY Fiber Mapping and Estimating Workshop from 4-6PM Monday May 5th, 2017. Our workshop will be covering how to create ballpark and detailed fiber estimates to help close a deal or end inquiry by eliciting sticker shock. Not in Dallas today? It’s okay

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2017 Broadband Communities Summit in Dallas, TX


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The Utility LINE team (AKA New Light Technologies), will be exhibiting, conducting a workshop (DIY Fiber Mapping and Estimating) and introducing the Utility LINE application at this years Broadband Communities Summit. We look forward to seeing old friends and new at next weeks Broadband Communities Summit.  The Dallas, TX conference is held May 1st-4th, 2017.  This is

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DIY Fiber Route Estimating


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Broadband Communities Magazine published my article “DIY Fiber Estimating” in the November/December 2016 issue.  This article breaks down a variety of methods for producing cost estimates for fiber routes.  The goal of the article is to help community broadband providers streamline the fiber mapping and estimating process, shorten their vetting process, standardizes the sales cycle and reduce the

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Join Us at the “Fiber for the New Economy” Conference Next Week


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Jason Longenecker and Ghermay Araya will be conducting a DIY Fiber Mapping workshop at the Broadband Communities, Fiber for the New Economy Conference in Minneapolis, MN.  Our workshop takes place on October 18th from 2-4 PM. Having the ability to provide a timely ballpark estimate for fiber installation allows a broadband operator to qualify leads faster and

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Discussing rural broadband at the 2016 Southeastern NTCA Conference


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As cities nationwide wire for broadband by attracting competition, competing to bring in Google Fiber, or investing in public service or public-private partnerships, rural America continues to be overlooked. The FCC estimates that 15 million Americans – the vast majority in rural communities – lack even “entry level” broadband in their homes. Fortunately, rural communities

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