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The City of Hillsboro, OR Engages Magellan Advisors for Broadband Master Planning

The City of Hillsboro, OR Engages Magellan Advisors for Broadband Master Planning

Denver, CO, Oct 1, 2018 – The City of Hillsboro, Oregon has selected Magellan Advisors, the nation’s premier planning, design, and implementation firm for full turnkey fiber-to-the-premise (FTTP) design engineering and construction management services. Magellan will provide design engineering for Hillsboro’s broadband fiber to the home deployment for the community of 100,000+ residents and businesses.

City of Hillsboro is committed to expanding its fiber network to provide affordable high-speed internet access for all Hillsboro residents and businesses. The City is taking the next steps to deploy next-generation broadband within its community by developing an engineering design and construction plan for the first portions of the network, including a Citywide backbone to support long-term connectivity needs.

Magellan will lead engineering and oversee construction of the network with a team of the most seasoned technical, business and operational personnel available in the broadband industry, with specialized experience helping municipalities navigate these complex projects. Magellan will engineer a state-of-the-art PON and Ethernet architecture to support 1 and 10 gigabit broadband connections to homes and business, while supporting future smart city applications, wireless and scalability to meet growing bandwidth needs. Magellan’s design team will also develop an integration plan that maximizes the use of the City’s existing fiber network and infrastructure investments, ensuring that these assets provide the greatest value back to the community.

Magellan’s team will provide Hillsboro with critical business inputs that help the City determine how best to deploy its fiber to the home network, managing both costs and revenue opportunities to ensure long-term success and fulfill the City’s mission of serving the community.

About Magellan Advisors


Magellan Advisors is a turnkey broadband planning, implementation and operations solutions provider with over 500 clients across the US and globally. We specialize in planning and deploying the most advanced broadband and smart city solutions to utilities, governments and private operators. Combining industry-leading technical expertise with deep business and operational experience building and managing broadband networks, we bring the only turnkey solution that enables new providers, utilities and governments to bring world-class broadband to their communities. Magellan’s broadband solutions have built over 50 new fiber to the home networks in the US over the past 10 years and resulted in over $2 billion in new broadband investments nationwide. Our services have enabled communities to improve their economic competitiveness and enable their residents to thrive in the digital world.

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