First things first. What does your community want to accomplish and who will receive services?
Determine your community’s connectivity needs.
Determine who will receive the service and benefit in your community.
Common metrics for broadband planning include the number of households, businesses and/or anchor institutions to be served by the proposed project.
Determine existing demand for broadband and projected growth of demand in your community.
Inventory the assets that are readily available and obtainable in your community.
What are the inventory contributions?
Determine what speeds are available in different parts of the community.
Check the broadband coverage map. This is vital for determining which areas are eligible for funding under different programs.
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Source: HighSpeedInternet.com, How much internet speed do I need?
As communities develop broadband plans, they should consider and include the following data:
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