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Key Concepts

  • Interdependent and independent processes
  • Concurrent activities with different rates
  • Each managed separately
  • Communication between efforts is essential
  • Incremental progress adds up

Planning for Community Technology Projects

1. Infrastructure Development

Modest community investments crete a level playing field to
attract much greater private investment.

2. Content and Services

Rich local content and community-managed services sends
a powerful message that the community is connected.

3. Education and Training

Create savvy consumers, businesses and leaders who know
the value of broadband.

4. Entrepreneurship Development

Help local businesses and startups use broadband to
participate in the Creative Knowledge Economy

5. Organizational Development

Create a futures-oriented vision for technology and an
organization with a rubust, sustainable business plan.



Why invest in broadband?




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.