The Council believes the federal government should track all-fiber connectivity to connection points in a community — e.g. residential, commercial, institutional, and wireless transceivers (the numerator)
“We are pleased to welcome our newest member to a growing community of companies and organizations committed to accelerating the deployment of fiber networks,” said Heather Burnett Gold, President and CEO of the FTTH Council.
“Cincinnati Bell sees the FTTH Council as a source of expertise in the world of fiber deployment. While we have been building extensive fiber networks for many years, our operating footprint offers us a variety of fiber deployment challenges.
The FCC’s program to provide Connect America support to bring broadband service to unserved areas provides a great opportunity to give rural residents the same high performance broadband service that urban residents are getting.
Further, because all-fiber networks are critical infrastructure for the provision of high performance BDS to commercial and institutional customers, mobile and fixed wireless providers, and wholesale carriers, the Commission should be attempting to facilitate (rather than erect barriers to) investme