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/

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Daniel Morrison

March 16, 2017
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  1. collectiveidea.com Downtown Fiber HYP Breakfast of Champions 16 March 2017

    Daniel Morrison hollandfiber.org @danielmorrison
  2. collectiveidea.com

  3. collectiveidea.com Why am I talking about fiber?

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  5. collectiveidea.com What are we really talking about?

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  7. collectiveidea.com Broadband • FCC’s definition: • 25 Mbps down •

    3 Mbps up
  8. collectiveidea.com Fiber Optics • Speed of light • Massive amounts

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

    of data • Future proof • 10+ Gbps per fiber (now)
  10. collectiveidea.com Broadband is the “What”

  11. collectiveidea.com Fiber is the “How”

  12. collectiveidea.com A Little History

  13. collectiveidea.com 1992: Holland Builds Fiber

  14. collectiveidea.com BPW’s Fiber Network Today

  15. collectiveidea.com Who Uses BPW Fiber? • Schools • Hospitals •

    Larger Businesses
  16. collectiveidea.com Cost Structure • 10 Mbps - $150/month • 100

    Mbps - $350/month • 1 Gbps - $750/month • Plus ISP fees!
  17. collectiveidea.com We Can Do Better

  18. collectiveidea.com Municipal ISP • Community ownership • Not for profit

    • Can invest for the long-term • Public utility
  19. collectiveidea.com Downtown Project

  20. collectiveidea.com Downtown Pilot • Started March 2016 • 3 buildings

    (this one!) • 2 equipment vendors
  21. collectiveidea.com Expanded Downtown Pilot

  22. collectiveidea.com Downtown Project

  23. collectiveidea.com Downtown Project • Pine to Garretson, 7th to 9th

    Streets • Fiber to every building (FTTP) • 1 Gbps (1,000 Mbps) speeds
  24. collectiveidea.com Downtown Technology • GPON (Gigabit Passive Optical Network) •

    Shared Network • Proven technology
  25. collectiveidea.com Downtown Timeline • March - Engineering • April -

    Bids • June/July - Construction • September - Operational
  26. collectiveidea.com Downtown Pricing • $80 Residential • $120-220 Business •

    Estimates based on 40% “Take Rate”
  27. collectiveidea.com When can I get it at home?

  28. collectiveidea.com How can I help?

  29. collectiveidea.com Get Involved • Sign up at HollandFiber.org • Help

    spread the word • Make downtown a success • Talk to City Council
  30. collectiveidea.com Thank You! Daniel Morrison @danielmorrison daniel@collectiveidea.com hollandfiber.org