Broadband For All

Winter '08
Business Parks of the Future The Library of The Future - Libraries have a bright future, particularly in small and medium-sized communities. As the Knowledge Economy continues to change the way business is conducted, both locally and globally, libraries can play an essential economic development role, as well as enhance community and civic life.

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Fall '08
Business Parks of the Future Business Parks of the Future - This article examines the things a business park needs to thrive.

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Summer '08
Business Parks of the Future The New Main Street - All over America, comunities are investing in Main Street upgrades: new sidewalks, street repaving, new streetlights, and flowers. But these improvements do not always have the hoped-for economic impact. Smaller communities with traditional Main Streets have a bright future as more business people seek small towns to reduce or eliminate costly communities and seek the quality of life that small towns offer. This article examines what a community needs in order to attract the right businesses.

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Spring '08
Community Broadband Case Studies - More and more communities and regions are beginning to make investments in telecom infrastructure to help lower the cost of telecom services, to attract new businesses and jobs, to help retain existing jobs, and to make the community or region more attractive for relocation.

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Fall '07
The Blueprint for American Telecom - In the past several years there has been a growing understanding that telecom has become essential infrastructure for American communities. Communities large and small have been working to understand how to make investments in infrastructure that will complement broader community and economic development goals. This article examines the Ten Principles of Community Broadband.

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