Communities evaluating their broadband options utilize our team's strategic planning, market analysis, and partnership evaluation to launch effectively. This is done by co-facilitating stakeholder input and market research in collaborative engagements with SmartSource Consulting, feasibility study providers, and engineering firms.
Advising and Management Services
Community and Stakeholder Education
Utility Formation, Financial Modeling, and Feasibility Analysis
Utility Operations Formation and Strategy Implementation
Public/Private Partnership Formation
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The pursuit of broadband.
Recent Broadband Strategy Engagements
Fort Dodge Fiber Business Plan leading to $37 million financing for construction and working capital. Also lead advisor on launch and project management strategies.
Reinbeck IA Telecommunications Utility Strategic FTTH Overbuild Plan.
Hudson IA Broadband Market Analysis.
Greater Des Moines IA Partnership Central Iowa Broadband Study with broadband marketplace tools for the 11-county area.
Mahaska Co. IA Broadband Policy and Project RFP leading to an PPP agreement towards become Iowa's first county able to provide all its citizens and businesses fiber to the premise broadband service.
Clinton County IA Broadband Gap and Strategy Study.
SELCO (Shrewsbury MA) Broadband Financial Analysis and Business Strategy.
Carlisle IA Broadband Market Study and RFI process.
Clay County IA Broadband Policy Development Strategy.
Ottumwa Regional Legacy Foundation Situational Assessment and RFI,
resulting in a new provider entering the Ottumwa, IA market.
Webster City Pre-Feasibility Study, resulting in a consortium of area providers expanding to serve the community.
Charles City Fiber Business Plan.
Tipton, IA Telecom Partner RFI and Pre-Feasibility Study, resulting in two area providers collaborating to serve all premises.
Vinton Communications Utility Financing Analysis and Feasibility Study Review.
Ft. Morgan, CO Public/Private Partnership RFI process.
Johnston, IA Broadband Gap Study.