Municipal Fiber In the United States: An Empirical Assessment of Financial Performance

Study from Professor Yoo at the University of Pennsylvania analyzes cities’ ability to pay back bonds for municipal broadband networks.  Although concerns about the validity of some of the financial data used in the study have been raised, Professor Yoo has also acknowledged limitations of the study including short time span of data, emergence of new models and usage, state law restrictions’ significant financial impact on projects, economic development impact of municipal networks, etc.

Municipal Fiber In the United States: An Empirical Assessment of Financial Performance (published May 2017)

Filed under: Community Broadband, Reports & Articles
Posted on 5/31/2017

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