So, phew! Got past the presentation. Jeff got his check and we are off and running. The first ‘real’ speaker is Susan Estrada. She will be delivering the long awaited findings on her report on Redundant Fiber Optic Business Case. She is President of First Mile USA.

US is 16th in the world in use of broadband. Why?

No U.S. broadband policy.
No understanding of what broadband means
No understanding of how to get 10 GB to every home, school and business
Watch other countries with a polich such as South Korea, Japan, United Kingdom

Who are the Players?

cabel cos
other companies
State and Federal Govt.

Users should be driving this cart.

Government needs to hear from the users and businesses.