Fiber-To-The-Church

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How the bottom-up approach can help small collectivities to get fiber-to-their-citizens'-homes.

ed. note : presentation delivered first at the FTTH Forum 2009 in Lisbon, Portugal.

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Fiber-To-The-Church

  1. 1. Fiber To The Church by Marc Duchesne, Fiber Evangelist
  2. 2. the bottom-up approach to deploy muni broadband networks in rural areas
  3. 3. why “Bottom-Up” ?
  4. 4. because the “Top-Down” do not work
  5. 5. bottom line: make the citizens adopt the project
  6. 6. business case #1: get fiber to save local jobs
  7. 7. Montmirail, Champagne 3,500 habitants one major industry 600 employees in town
  8. 8. 1,700 staff worldwide 10 subsidiaries in Europe, Americas, Asia €92 million turnover 2 Mbit/s DSL line !
  9. 9. if the company moves to Paris or Reims, Montmirail dies.
  10. 10. the solution connect the main site to the Open Access Fiber next town
  11. 11. outcome for the municipality FTTH !, thanks to interconnection of multiple business sites across the town
  12. 12. business case #2: will to make a showroom
  13. 13. La Grande Paroisse, Ile-de-France 2,800 habitants water sports resort growing population
  14. 14. archaeological & historical site one main point of attraction both aging population and newcomers typical French !
  15. 15. the new Muni Administration team wants to ready the village for 2030
  16. 16. the idea develop new services for residents and enterprises
  17. 17. the plan deploy ultra-broadband open access network, step-by-step, based on local needs.
  18. 18. business case #3: offer innovative services
  19. 19. Val d’Isère, French Alpes 1,800 habitants world famous ski resort 26,500 beds, lots U.K.
  20. 20. ski guaranted from December to May 155 runs, 300-km slopes village redesigned for the 1992 Winter Olympics Attendance on the downhill slide !
  21. 21. Val d’Isère has become too luxurious the GenY don’t buy it anymore
  22. 22. the solution offer innovative services to residents and visitors
  23. 23. the plan bring fiber to hotels, commerces, sports & medias centers
  24. 24. That’s “Bottom-Up” !
  25. 25. in every village, there is a church so, go Fiber to the Church first to get the citizens embrace Fiber to their homes later on
  26. 26. FiberGeneration marc.duchesne@me.com +33 681 330 960 http://www.fibergeneration.com http://twitter.com/mduchesn http://www.facebook.com/marc.duchesne64

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