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.
The FTTH Council's reply comments to the Federal Communications Commission, sayin that while it generally supports reform of the Universal Service Fund, the FCC should refrain from imposing a fee on broadband Internet access service, especially one that would increase with greater performance capabilities related to bandwidth and speed.