Community Investment Incentives
Communities want and need high performance, future-proof all-fiber networks. Many are working with the Fiber Broadband Association, state broadband agencies, providers, consultants and other entities to drive investments by potential network operators — be they the local incumbent, a competitive entrant or even the community itself. Communities are creating a compendium of best practices which the Fiber Broadband Association will track and make available.
On July 26, 2019, the Fiber Broadband Association wrote the Federal Communications Commission to support proposals that factor into any reallocation of C-Band spectrum for nextgeneration wireless services the opportunity for all multichannel video programming distributors (“MVPDs”) to have access to future-proof fiber networks to access video programming. To address the issue of whether it is feasible within an approximately five year period to deploy such a nationwide network, we gathered information from our association members that have decades of experience in supplying fiber and related components and constructing networks for themselves or others