December 2, 2020
Financing Community Broadband
After reading the first toolkit of this series Getting Started With Community Broadband, you likely already know that broadband can make a big difference for your community. The big price tag, however, is a common barrier for smaller communities seeking to improve their connectivity.
This new toolkit is best used to understand options for financing and prospective funding streams are important to moving forward with a viable and sustainable project. While community broadband comes with a range of costs, there is also a cost to not bringing broadband into your community, including reduced economic opportunities, and limited access to health care, educational oppor...