Broadband & FTTP

Broadband services have gone from luxury to necessity in order to fully participate in today’s economy and society. However, many rural areas still do not have adequate broadband services since traditional internet carriers do not sufficiently serve these areas. To address this inequality, utilities are developing Fiber-to-the-Premises (FTTP) and wireless broadband initiatives to promote economic development and build revenue streams in their service areas. Our team can assist your utility by providing a feasibility study that includes detailed pro forma income and balance sheets based on fiber plant costs, administrative costs, and predicted broadband take rates.

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Our studies include:

  • Detailed budgetary costs for FTTP and wireless to the premises
  • Extensive market studies of the broadband competition in your service area
  • Customizable business case to help determine feasibility


Interested in offering broadband? The first step is to understand the broadband availability in your area.

Begin your search by viewing the web maps below.



Wisconsin Broadband Map                    Fixed Broadband Deployment


“Our goal was an all-encompassing business plan to ensure a decision is made with all factors considered. Tom has ensured the conversation is balanced as different aspects have been discussed. In addition, Tom’s knowledge of the PSC has been very beneficial. Tom has done a nice job of maintaining a professional approach during times when there maybe difference in opinions with the other Consultants. This isn’t easy and his approach has been very direct and maintained focus on the facts.” – Marshfield Utilities 

Our Broadband & FTTP Experts

Tom Asp

Consultant in Utility Automation and Communications

Jim Weikert

Vice President of Utility
Automation & Communications

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