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Finley pushes the boundaries of broadband network design and capabilities to uncover new product and service opportunities to optimize costs and drive revenue growth for our customers.

Better Broadband From Start To Finish With Finley

Whether you’re a rural electric cooperative, a municipality, telecommunications or another organization exploring fiber opportunities, your goal is the same: find the optimal way to bring high-speed broadband to your community, constituents or customers.  When you partner with Finley, you’ll experience an approach to network design and deployment that is as unique as your business. We don’t prescribe “one size fits all” solutions because every customer, territory, network and business case is unique, layered and nuanced. We take the time to ask questions and understand the entire landscape of your business needs and strategic direction, from your structure and tolerance for risk to unique requirements and expected outcomes. Then we work with you to find the best solution “fit” on all fronts: business, financial and technical.

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The Next Big Thing in Wireless – CBRS Auction 105
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A valuable swath of spectrum in the 3.5 GHz band, Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS), will soon become available. Designated as Spectrum Auction 105, the June 2020 auction will make priority access licenses in the 3550 – 3650 MHz spectrum band available.  CBRS spectrum is considered some of the most promising spectrum available, with both fixed wireless and mobile 5G applications.

This 150Mhz of spectrum will utilize a new structure designed to promote maximum utilization of the band. Service providers including WISPs, telcos and electrics, cable companies, and mobile network operators are interested in this spectrum to help meet their expanding broadband goals. Join Telecompetitor and Finley Engineering as we outline this important wireless development and explain what it could mean to the broadband industry.   Listen in as we discuss this important topic, how it may affect your business and what action you need to take so you don’t miss out.

What You Will Learn

  • A comprehensive explanation of CBRS spectrum and it’s applications
  • An outline of the Auction 105 process
  • Evaluation of this spectrum’s benefits and its implications for broadband service providers

 

Broadband Whitepapers:

 

Videos:

Lismore Case Study    

See how Finley Engineering partnered with Nobles County and Lismore Telephone to meet the growing need for Broadband in their community. 

Pope County Feasibility Study

The Value of Rural Electric Cooperatives

 

    • Exploring Rural Broadband Funding Options

      Closing the digital divide and bringing broadband to the underserved and unserved is a key priority for both state and federal policymakers all across the country. It’s an admirable goal and a costly one. Building and maintaining broadband infrastructure requires significant and ongoing investment.
      There are a range of available state and federal funding programs, utilizing subsidies, loans, and grants to assist service providers and other stakeholders in expanding the reach of broadband. Some of these programs enjoy a deep and rich history, while others are relatively new. This whitepaper explores these funding programs and provides background and context for them.

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    • Building Rural Broadband Success: A Case Study of Partnership With Pinnacle Telecom and Barry Electric Cooperative

      Expanding quality broadband access to all parts of rural America has become a critical public policy objective for the U.S. Broadband access is now considered a critical utility, equal to electricity or water, for any community, giving it a chance to participate and thrive in the global economy. Increasingly, rural electric cooperatives are seen as a necessary participant to help achieve this important objective.

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    • Considerations Before Initiating a Feasibility Study

      Support for broadband deployment in rural America continues to grow as evidenced by public meeting notices or a quick scan of the internet, Twitter and other social media. And according to the FCC, while public and private sector initiatives are growing in number, there still lacks enough advancement in closing the gap to conclude broadband is being deployed to all Americans in a reasonable and timely fashion.

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