Craig Settles is an industry analyst and business strategist who helps private and public sector organizations implement broadband technology. Author of three books on broadband strategy, blogs and many in-depth analysis reports, Mr. Settles is a prominent national thought leader on executing appropriate strategies and tactics. He also hosts the radio talk show Gigabit Nation, and is Director of Communities United for Broadband, a national grass roots effort to assist communities launch their networks.
Volume 2 delivers new chapters, more topics and more success stories! Find new funding sources. Learn guidelines for effective marketing and customer service. Get insights to co-ops and public private partnerships. Learn the criteria that communities use to measure broadband success. Mr. Settles guides readers to better needs assessments, more effective planning and better networks.
Building the Gigabit City helps rural and urban communities:
1) determine what super-fast broadband can and cannot do to benefit your constituents;
2) do effective needs analysis;
3) select a business and funding model to meet your needs; and
4) plan effective broadband strategy.
This book doesn’t give you all the answers, it helps you ask the right questions so you create the best solution