Broadband For All

The Broadband For All is a near quarterly newsletter published by Design Nine.

Broadband For All: A 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. 
 

Broadband For All: 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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About Design Nine, Inc.

Design Nine projects have included the award-winning nDanville municipal open network, The Wired Road open access network, New Hampshire FastRoads, Rockbridge Area Network Authority network, the City of Eagan, Minnesota open access network, and over a hundred other planning efforts for communities in more than twenty states. The senior leadership of Design Nine has extensive, hands-on experience designing and managing telecommunications and broadband systems.

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Design Nine provides visionary broadband architecture and engineering services to our clients.

We have over seventy years of staff experience with telecom and community broadband-more than any other company in the United States.We have a full range of broadband and telecom planning, design, and project management services.