When you have a cable outage do you rely on a system or someones memory to locate assets and isolate the fault? Are you still using paper, flat files or a guesstimate from your Senior Engineer to plan and price out fiber routes? In the article, “Planning Fiber to the Home, Construction in Three Hours,”
Broadband Communities Magazine and FTTH Council Americas hosted Fiber for the New Economy, a conference dedicated to bringing our Country’s broadband infrastructure into the current century. Held in Lexington, Kentucky, Fiber for the New Economy included the nation’s leading advocates, leaders, and thinkers for Community Broadband Providers. Speakers and guests coming from Federal, State and Local Government, as well
In the Broadband Communities, Online Magazine article, “Financing Fiber Networks“, they give some great tips on how to fund fiber build outs for Municipal Broadband efforts. The article covered over a half a dozen mechanisms for acquiring funding to build out a home grown Community Broadband Network. Crowdfunding a Fiber Network Attracting Major Investors State
Will Baltimore build and operate its own network? or Will the city build and lease infrastructure to incumbent providers?
Three years ago Comcast blew off an appointment to install Xfinity at my house. The 4-hour install window came and went while I waited at home. The moment the install window ended, I called to get a status. To my surprise, Comcast told me that they had come to my place and they couldn’t get
In every business their eventually comes a time when the well dries up and you have to pivot your solutions and offerings to survive. While I don’t see the end in sight for land line based utilities, I do see a need for these industries to step their game up in order to compete for
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