Using IWMBB, network providers can develop a clearer picture of the potential broadband market. They learn to replace the traditional calculation of “customers per mile” with a more authentic and reliable calculation of “mapped customer requests” – a combination of residential, education, healthcare, business, government and non-profit customer requests for broadband in a specific geography. They often find that, although the “customers per mile” estimate is below an accepted level of ROI, the actual number of “mapped customer requests” may exceed ROI requirements.
IWMBB also has a digital readiness strategy that includes:
Digital-ready, broadband-enabled communities restructure themselves to become globally competitive and prosperous, knowledge-based economies. Contact us to learn more about IWMBB and how network providers have successfully deployed IWMBB in partnership with the regional economy they serve. Click here to learn about leading the effort in your region by becoming a VE Journey Sponsor.