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Downtown Holland Fiber Update

Downtown Holland Fiber Update

An update on Holland Michigan's downtown fiber optic project.
Delivered at Holland Young Professionals' Breakfast of Champions March 16, 2017.

https://www.hollandfiber.org/

Daniel Morrison

March 16, 2017
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    Downtown Fiber
    HYP Breakfast of Champions
    16 March 2017
    Daniel Morrison
    hollandfiber.org
    @danielmorrison

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    Why am I talking about fiber?

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    What are we really
    talking about?

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    Broadband
    • FCC’s definition:
    • 25 Mbps down
    • 3 Mbps up

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    Fiber Optics
    • Speed of light
    • Massive amounts of data
    • Future proof
    • 10+ Gbps per fiber (now)

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    Fiber Optics
    • Speed of light
    • Massive amounts of data
    • Future proof
    • 10+ Gbps per fiber (now)

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    Broadband is the “What”

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    Fiber is the “How”

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    A Little History

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    1992: Holland Builds Fiber

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    BPW’s Fiber Network Today

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    Who Uses BPW Fiber?
    • Schools
    • Hospitals
    • Larger Businesses

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    Cost Structure
    • 10 Mbps - $150/month
    • 100 Mbps - $350/month
    • 1 Gbps - $750/month
    • Plus ISP fees!

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    We Can Do Better

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    Municipal ISP
    • Community ownership
    • Not for profit
    • Can invest for the long-term
    • Public utility

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    Downtown Project

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    Downtown Pilot
    • Started March 2016
    • 3 buildings (this one!)
    • 2 equipment vendors

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    Expanded Downtown Pilot

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    Downtown Project

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    Downtown Project
    • Pine to Garretson, 7th to 9th Streets
    • Fiber to every building (FTTP)
    • 1 Gbps (1,000 Mbps) speeds

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    Downtown Technology
    • GPON (Gigabit Passive Optical Network)
    • Shared Network
    • Proven technology

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    Downtown Timeline
    • March - Engineering
    • April - Bids
    • June/July - Construction
    • September - Operational

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    Downtown Pricing
    • $80 Residential
    • $120-220 Business
    • Estimates based on 40% “Take Rate”

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    When can I get it at home?

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    How can I help?

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    Get Involved
    • Sign up at HollandFiber.org
    • Help spread the word
    • Make downtown a success
    • Talk to City Council

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    Thank You!
    Daniel Morrison
    @danielmorrison
    [email protected]
    hollandfiber.org

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