Chattanooga is one of the most high-profile success stories of a public utility making broadband possible in communities where incumbents are weak. But plenty other public utilities have launched successful networks, particularly in smaller towns.
Todd Kielkopf, General Manager of Indianola Municipal Utilities, joins us to discuss what it takes for public utilities to grab the reins and make broadband happen. Kielkopf lays out tips and recommendations for planning, budgeting for, and delivering effective broadband services.
If your community has a public utility and your broadband options are poor to nonexistent, this interview points you in the right direction for creating a better alternative,