Here Are The Steps You Can Take To Bring Fiber Optic Internet To Your Rural Community
1. Connect with Consultants and Engineers
The first step in your journey towards fiber optic internet is to consult with professionals who understand the process. At Precision Group, our experienced team can walk you through the necessary steps and provide invaluable insights.
Read case study and watch our interview with Wayne Goodrum, Fiber Optic Manager at the Electric Plant Board of Franklin, KY, and learn why Precision Group is the right choice to help shape your new fiber network.
2. Survey Your Businesses and Citizens
To make this process successful, it’s essential to gauge the interest and demand among your community members. Before proceeding, conduct surveys to determine how many businesses and residents are willing to subscribe to fiber optic internet services. This data will be crucial for project planning.
3. Secure Funding
Fiber optic internet projects come with a significant cost. Identifying sources of funding is critical. Reach out to federal and state broadband coalitions to explore funding opportunities.
“The Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) Program, provides $42.45 billion to expand high-speed internet access by funding planning, infrastructure deployment and adoption programs in all 50 states, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.” – Broadband Equity Access and Deployment Program
Resources to Look Into Are:
Discuss the amount you may be eligible to receive and complete the necessary paperwork to secure the financial resources you need.