Justifying a Network with Indirect Cost Savings – Community Broadband Bits Episode 80

Date: 7 Jan 2014 | posted in: MuniNetworks, Podcast | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Today, Lisa and I are joined by Eric Lampland for a discussion of how a community could justify building a community owned network from the indirect benefits that it would create, including the savings that each household realizes from competition … Read More

Monticello Fiber Price War Offers Key Lessons for Broadband Competition

Date: 19 Sep 2013 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Monticello Minnesota may be located 40 miles outside Minneapolis, but it is the center of the planet when it comes to FTTH competition. We have tried and cannot identify another community localed on planet earth with two separate FTTH networks … Read More

Shafter Fiber Network, Then, Now, and Next – Community Broadband Bits Episode #56

Date: 23 Jul 2013 | posted in: MuniNetworks, Podcast | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Last week, we discussed how Shafter’s plans in California for a community fiber network changed with the Great Recession. Today we have an interview with Shafter Assistant City Manager Scott Hurlbert with an expanded discussion of how the community adjusted … Read More

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