Community Broadband options

This is great article in The Union which examines the various models for providing broadband to rural areas. As you have read I am keen to see Nevada County Fiber eventually become a community owned resource, thats focused on connecting people. The technology I am deploying supports an Open Access model that would allow for choices of ISP over the a single fiber. Just 10 years ago we were comfortable with 6Mbps, and now that feels like an old dial up connection. I believe that in the future we will all need a dedicated fiber to each home and its likely that we will soon be comfortable with 1Gbps, and in not too long 10Gbps won't be unusual!


Here is a link to the article from The Union


https://www.theunion.com/news/people-need-broadband-internet-projects-are-taking-place-or-in-pipeline-but-some-concerned-about-their-closed-structure/

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