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Editor's Note: An Issue for All Seasons

The Broadband Communities Summit brings together participants in the multifamily, rural, economic development, technology and policy worlds. This issue of the magazine has something for all of them.

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Bandwidth Hawk: BBC Financial Models Tackle New Questions

Use Broadband Communities’ free financial modeling tools to navigate the startling changes in broadband’s financial environment. And don’t trust Wall Street.

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Give It to Me Now!

Today’s customers – especially millennials – aren’t used to waiting for anything. If they have to wait for internet service, they won’t be happy at all.

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Choosing the Right Network

A robust IP network delivers the services residents need.

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Get Ready For Generation Z

This column introduced the Generation Z audience in last year’s May-June issue. New research sheds more light on the first “native internet” generation.

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Hot Products: 17th Annual List of Leading Broadband Technologies & Services

The latest offerings from top broadband hardware and software suppliers, distributors and service providers.

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BROADBAND COMMUNITIES’ 17th Annual List Of Leading Broadband Technologies and Services

The latest offerings from top broadband hardware and software suppliers, distributors and service providers.

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The Power of Always On

The move-in process is easier for residents, property owners and service providers alike when residents can turn up internet service without a phone call or truck roll.

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Whip City Fiber Delivers Gigabit Service

A 118-year-old utility in a 349-year-old city is bringing the most up-to-date technology to its citizens and neighboring Western Massachusetts towns.

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Lincoln Steps Into the Future

Even if a community can’t build its own network, it can take steps to get great broadband for its citizens.

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You Can Build It, But Will They Come?

Even when the business case for rural broadband looks compelling, you still have to sell the product.

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A Path Forward To Address the Digital Divide

The FCC and a congressional committee are wrestling with recommendations to overcome the digital divide. Meanwhile, several innovative proposals before the Kansas House of Representatives offer simpler approaches to fund rural broadband.

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5G Technology: Smart Decisions for Smart Cities

5G wireless technology promises many benefits for cities and their residents, but cities need clear, well-thought-out policies for deploying the new infrastructure.

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Local Governments Are Not Barriers To 5G Deployment

In March, 36 local elected officials from Next Century Cities member communities sent the following letter to the FCC in defense of local decision-making for 5G investments, small-cell deployment and the use of public rights-of-way.

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The Middle Ground for Video

In March, 36 local elected officials from Next Century Cities member communities sent the following letter to the FCC in defense of local decision-making for 5G investments, small-cell deployment and the use of public rights-of-way.

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Rural Utilities Service Sees 12-Fold Increase In Broadband Funds

Springtime was especially good to rural broadband hopefuls, with new money and potentially more flexible ways of disbursement.

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Will Cable Companies Become Fiber Companies?

The evolution of technology is enabling cable companies to transition gradually to all-fiber networks.

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Fiber: Your Questions Answered

Do you want to know how far you can suspend fiber? Or how tight you can bend it? Or what role it plays in the wireless world? CommScope’s Mike Cooper has the answers to these questions and more.

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2019 Agenda at a Glance
Featured Speakers – Summit 2019
2019 Summit Floor Plan
2019 Exhibitor List
Multifamily Educational Series
The Leading Broadband Event
2019 Travel & Hotel Information
2018 Fiber-To-The-Home Top 100
Rural Broadband Track
General Sessions

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