Utilized multiple sources of FCC data coupled with Census and State of Ohio data to quantify the extent of the digital desert across the 8-county service area and extrapolated across Appalachian Ohio. From the data designed overarching broadband architecture to serve 100% of households in the rugged and foliage-covered geography across the southern and eastern part of the state.
Conducted data analysis and mapping to develop fiber optic networks in metropolitan centers within the client service area. Designed a combined fiber and wireless architecture to provide wireless broadband to residential and small business customers. Secured USDA funding to establish a Community Technology center for the public.
Worked to implement a fiber-network for constituents in K-12, higher education and governments. Conducted feasibility and financial analysis to determine economic incentives in rural communities, and helped manage partnerships to being essential broadband to isolated areas to increase participating county's ability to deliver education and promote economic development.
Designed overarching broadband architecture for serving 100% of households in the rugged and foliage-covered geography of southern and eastern Ohio. Generated financial analysis to quantify levels of subsidy required to offer a positive return on investment for potential service providers.
Implemented a Broadband Initiative to support Rural Healthcare Pilot program and established a process for secure Health Information Exchange utlizing blockchain and encrypted data processes for shared information within the care network.