Utah Broadband Planning Project Updates


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Utah Broadband Planning Project Updates

  1. 1. Welcome to the <br />2011 Utah Broadband Provider Roundtable<br />September 21, 2011<br />
  2. 2. “Increase business opportunities in rural Utah by identifying unserved and underserved high-speed Internet service areas and by developing a plan to extend broadband service statewide”<br />
  3. 3. The Utah Broadband Project<br />Purpose<br />To develop a statewide map of available broadband services and a plan to increase broadband adoption and deployment in the state. <br />
  4. 4. Website: http://broadband.utah.gov<br />
  5. 5. Additional Map Resources<br />Basic Functionality:<br /><ul><li>What’s Available Here?
  6. 6. Data Filters
  7. 7. Map Display
  8. 8. Use Map Search to “Zoom To”</li></li></ul><li>Broadband Mapping: 100% Participation inApril 2011 NTIA Data Submission<br /><ul><li>DirectComm</li></ul>Emery<br />Frontier<br />Gunnison<br />HughesNet<br />InfoWest<br />Integra<br />Leap/Cricket<br />Level3<br />Manti<br />Myvocom<br />NeboNet<br />NewEdge<br />Qwest<br />RiverCanyonWireless<br />SatView<br />SouthCentral<br />Spanish Fork<br />Sprint/Nextel<br />Strata<br />T-Mobile<br />ThreeSixty<br />Union<br />Utah Broadband<br />UTOPIA<br />Veracity<br />Verizon<br />Wild Blue<br />XOCommunications<br />XpressWeb<br /><ul><li>AllWest
  9. 9. Altazip
  10. 10. American Fiber
  11. 11. AT&T
  12. 12. Baja
  13. 13. Beehive
  14. 14. Bresnan
  15. 15. Cache Broadband
  16. 16. CentraCom
  17. 17. Clearwire
  18. 18. Comcast
  19. 19. Covad
  20. 20. Digis</li></li></ul><li>Upcoming Fall 2011NTIA Data Submission<br />DUE ASAP<br />(as in…last week )<br />
  21. 21. Unserved utah households<br />Using Mapping Data for Broadband Planning:<br />
  22. 22. Data Inputs<br />2010 Census Block Data<br />Trimmed Census Blocks to reflect only populated areas<br />Process Data<br />For each Census Block:<br />How many providers serve it?<br />At what speed?<br />Using what technology(s)<br />Summarize Pop. & Housing Units for<br />Counties<br />Cities<br />Unincorporated Named Places (ex. Brighton, Magna)<br />Broadband availability data submitted in April 2011<br />
  23. 23. Winter 2011 Broadband Service Areas47 Providers: Mobile, Fixed Wireless, Cable, DSL, Fiber<br />Wireless<br />Wireline<br />
  24. 24. Summary of Findings<br />99.67% of Utah households are served by broadband<br />Approximately 3,187 Utah households still lack broadband access <br />Out of 246 incorporated cities/towns in Utah, approximately 177 have some form of broadband service provided to every household <br />98.56% of Utah households have a choice of two or more broadband providers<br />11.93% have residential fiber service available<br />Out of Utah’s 29 counties, 14 entire counties lack any residential fiber access <br />Five of Utah’s 29 counties lack any broadband access from fixed wireless providers (Carbon, Duchesne, Rich, Uintah, and Wayne Counties)<br />
  25. 25. Summary of Findings<br />Wayne County has the highest percentage, at 18.04%, of unserved households in the state (representing only 278 households)<br />15.36% are unserved in San Juan County (859 HHs)<br />5.22% in Garfield County (163 HHs)<br />3.64% in Kane County (178 HHs)<br />2.59% in Piute County (22 HHs)<br /> <br />This 5-county, Southeastern portion of the state has a total population of 31,373. For comparison, Salt Lake County’s population is 1,029,386 and Summit County’s 36,202 <br />
  26. 26. Use-case Scenario Results<br />99.41% of Utah households have “basic consumer” availability<br />88.46% of Utah households have “home office/entertainment” availability<br />79.12% of Utah households have “higher capacity” availability<br />
  27. 27. Mapping Use-case Scenario Results<br />Note: This map does not currently show class assignments for unincorporated, unnamed areas<br />
  28. 28. Utah broadband advisory council<br />Formed June 2011<br />
  29. 29. Utah Broadband Advisory Council<br />Mission:<br />To examine the condition of broadband adoption and deployment in the State of Utah and to provide the Governor and Legislature with recommendations and policy guidance related to the findings of the Advisory Council.<br />
  30. 30. Utah Broadband Advisory Council<br />Members<br />Objectives<br />Discussion Topics<br />Next Meeting: <br />October 13, 8-10 a.m. (Location TBA)<br />
  31. 31. Broadband mapping for business recruitment <br />Upcoming Project Plans:<br />
  32. 32. Businesses Demand High-Capacity Broadband…and Utah Can Deliver<br />SLC is the western regional optical fiber nexus<br />Strategic location for national connectivity<br />Low industrial power rates<br />Growing concentration of corporate & public data centers<br />Twitter, Oracle, Overstock, NSA, Ebay…<br />“Utah’s a bulls eye for data centers right now!”<br />5 distinct major destinations<br />At least 8 distinct fiber paths<br />
  33. 33. Higher-Capacity Services Mapping<br />Use data from the Utah Education Network, other Community Anchor Institutions (DTS, Libraries, Government offices, etc.) and UDOT to build a base fiber availability map.<br />Gather voluntary data from providers that are able to provide commercial-grade communications infrastructure to businesses or other high-capacity users. <br />Including some information about redundancy (and possibly backbone connection points)<br />A company designee for economic developers or site selectors to work with.<br />Make map available on Broadband.Utah.gov website.<br />
  34. 34. Other updates<br />Additional Broadband Project items<br />
  35. 35. Upcoming Events<br /><ul><li>Utah Entrepreneurship Day September 27, 2011 11:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Utah State Capitol Rotunda
  36. 36. Mid-Course Workshop for Broadband Awardees: Accelerating Deployments and Driving Toward Sustainability October 5-7, 2011 Cleveland, Ohio
  37. 37. PushButton Summit Digital Media Summit 2011October 13-15, 2011 Jordan Commons, Salt Lake City
  38. 38. 2011 Rural Telecon: Annual Rural Telecommunications Congress Conference October 17-19 Raleigh, North Carolina
  39. 39. Public Utilities and Technology Interim Committee MeetingOctober 19 9:00 a.m.
  40. 40. For other broadband-related events, </li></ul>follow us on Twitter: @UtahBroadband<br />
  41. 41. QUESTIONS?Tara Thuetthue@utah.gov801-538-8742 or 801-541-3473Website: http://broadband.utah.gov<br />
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