Salisbury, North Carolina: Developing a sustainable path forward for P3 fiber deployments from past mistakes

Track: Business

Session Number: 122
Date: Mon, Jun 3rd, 2019
Time: 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Description:

The purpose of this session is to explore sustainable models fiber deployments using a public-private partnerships.  Using the backdrop of The City of Salisbury, North Carolina’s failing system and the system take-over by Hotwire, this session will explore the options presented to the City, the sustainable deal made between Hotwire and the City, and how this arrangement can inform sustainable P3 models for greenfield fiber deployments.  This session will tell the story of Salisbury, NC, the reasons it chose to fund a fiber deployment, failure points, and how the Hotwire P3 model patched to holes and created an environment for the community to truly benefit from a publicly funded fiber system. 
Session Type: Mainstage

Learning Objective #1: The Salisbury model: How it applies to Brownfield and Greenfield fiber deployments
Learning Objective #2: Risk and Reward: Private operator and government entity
Intended Audience Level: Essentials, Intermediate, Advanced
Stage of fiber deployment: Legacy
Session Type: Mainstage

Learning Objective #1: The Salisbury model: How it applies to Brownfield and Greenfield fiber deployments
Learning Objective #2: Risk and Reward: Private operator and government entity
Intended Audience Level: Essentials, Intermediate, Advanced
Stage of fiber deployment: Legacy

Speakers

Primary Presenter
Jonathan Bullock
Vice President Corporate Development
Hotwire Communications