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South Bay Workforce Investment Board Engages Magellan Advisors to Develop Fiber-Optic Master Plan

For Release Monday, August 8th 2016

 Contact: Ashley Poling,  O: 888.960.5299,

South Bay Workforce Investment Board Engages Magellan Advisors to Develop Fiber-Optic Master Plan

Denver, CO, Aug. 8, 2016 – The South Bay Workforce Investment Board (SBWIB) has engaged Magellan Advisors, the nation’s leading Broadband, Telecom, Smart City, IoT and IT Consulting Firm, to develop a Fiber-Optic and broadband Master Plan for the Board. SBWIB will work with Magellan’s Senior Broadband Consultants who have planned and developed fiber-optic broadband networks in over 200 communities across the U.S., and will bring real world experience to develop a study that delivers realistic, sustainable and actionable steps going forward for SBWIB.

SBWIB is comprised of 53 members from a variety of stakeholder groups including education, economic development, business, labor and the One-Stop partners. SBWIB’s focus for creating a Fiber-Optic broadband Master Plan is to continue their goals of retaining and attracting businesses in the South Bay service area. Magellan Advisors’ brings the leading minds in broadband planning and economic development to assist South Bay in creation of a Master Plan that leverages the regions current infrastructure. Magellan Advisors has worked throughout the U.S. and California helping communities and community organization to better understand both challenges and opportunities in the area of economic development, job retention and job creation by extending and fostering advanced technologies throughout the community.   

John Honker, Magellan’s President & CEO states "We are looking forward to working with the South Bay team to deliver a plan that allows the board to continue to enhance the region’s economic development initiatives. Magellan’s familiarity with local broadband networks, anchors, and businesses will allow us to deliver a successful Fiber-Optic Master Plan for SBWIB that will continue to keep the regions workforce on the cutting edge of technology and attract new innovative businesses to the region.”

About Magellan Advisors

 Magellan provides leading broadband, smart city, information technology, and security consulting services to public and private organizations. We are a full spectrum planning and implementation firm that brings together technology, communications, and utility consulting to create smart gigabit cities of tomorrow. We are only successful when our clients are successful. Our goal is to find practical broadband and technology solutions that our clients are capable of implementing in their communities. Through our services, over $1 billion of new broadband investments have been made connecting more than 1,000 schools, hospitals, libraries, and governments and passing nearly 1 million homes with fiber. 

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