Community broadband funding can come from a variety of sources including, public, private investors, philanthropy or any combination of these. The key is finding funding models that align with the goals of your community.
Two different Maine communities examine and vote on town initiatives for connecting their communities to Fiber. in these cases success and failure can both be linked to one single attribute...Communication.
Kristy Senatori, Deputy Director of the Commission stated, “We’re very pleased with this beginning and we expect the towns will bring more buildings on board over time as they experience the enormous potential for cost savings, innovation and shared applications.”
Understanding the benefits and challenges associated with FTTH (Fiber to the Home) is important to help evaluate the impact it can have on a community. By learning how residents can support and even drive FTTH initiatives in their community, neighborhoods like this are taking an important first step.
650 out of 800 Homes Have Taken Service on New Fiber to The Home Deployment
Epitomizing a booming national and global trend, Cape Cod’s first full-service, shared workspace facility has opened its doors in Hyannis with high-speed, fiber-optic fed WiFi.
Hydroid, based in Pocasset, MA and connected to the OpenCape network unveils new manufacturing facility and plans for additional 15,000 SF office building
Having individuals understand how access to Fiber is already changing their World and how it will continue to impact nearly every aspect of their lives is a daunting task. With the help of renowned French graphic artist Cedric Trojani, we were able to create an image that helps us visualize the current and future impact.