10.31.2017Policy

This simple rule can speed up broadband build-outs.

By: Will Johnson
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Deploying next generation networks — like fiber and 5G — will unleash innovation, create jobs, and bring new technology to our customers, first responders, and small businesses.  But today’s process to deploy new networks can be very slow and inefficient when it comes to accessing utility poles to attach new small cells and fiber.

That’s why we’re urging the FCC to make it quicker and easier to deploy broadband by introducing more efficiency to this process with a new proposal called One-Touch Make-Ready.

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About the author(s): 

Will Johnson is Verizon’s Senior Vice President for Federal Regulatory and Legal Affairs. Follow him on Twitter: @WorldWideWillJo.