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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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Rochester Schools Have a Plan


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We talk a lot about rural broadband gaps and efforts to deliver service in the country, but it’s rare that we discuss some of the issues in more urban areas… long story short… it’s an issue and Rochester is one of may cities trying to do something about it. Rochester, NY is currently developing a

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The Politics of Broadband


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The most recent U.S. election has, in many ways, refocused attention on rural America.  There have been numerous analyses by a diverse number of media and research outfits that all point back to a struggling rural America fighting to be heard by national (and sometimes state) politicians.  We’ve seen this struggle on a regular basis

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