Ensuring Success in a Changing Broadband Landscape: Best Practices for Public-Private Partnerships
Over the last several years, as large national cable and telephone companies have focused their investments in areas with assured returns, there’s been a significant increase in the use of Public-Private Partnerships (PPP), particularly at the state and local level, to address the delivery of high-quality broadband networks designed to meet the needs of unserved and underserved communities.
With the growing utilization of PPPs, the definition of Public-Private Partnerships is necessarily expanding and evolving. Historically, municipal entities explored a variety of methods for funding and promoting local projects in accordance with local laws and regulations; these avenues might include the issuance of municipal bonds or other conventional funding mechanisms. Today, state and local municipalities are frequently moving in the direction of forging Public-Private Partnerships to take advantage of the opportunities presented by grants and financial support that’s being directed to state and local entities by the federal government. Download Whitepaper >>>