Broadband policy reference materials for communities
Casestudy: $12 million raised for regional fiber optic network on California’s central coast, Tellus Venture Associates, March 2010.
Economics of WiFi-based Metropolitan Internet Service: A Postmortem on the Wireless Internet Utility, Tellus Venture Associates, November 2008
Executive order S-23-06, issued by California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, setting broadband policy for state agencies, November 2006.
Financial Analysis of FTTH System Proposals: An Operations-Based Approach, Tellus Venture Associates, October 2005.
Getting Connected for Economic Prosperity and Quality of Life: A Resource Guide for Local and Regional Government Leaders to Promote Broadband Deployment and Adoption, California Emerging Technology Fund, October 2010.
Living in a Networked World: Humboldt County Telecommunications Infrastructure and Usage Assessment, Tina Nerat, NERATech, December 2004.
The State of Connectivity: Building Innovation through Broadband, final report of the California BroadbandTask Force, January 2008.
Strategies for effective communication in the new digital media landscape, Santa Cruz City Council Ad Hoc Committee on Technology, September 2011.
Wireless broadband feasibility study for the City of Oakland, Tellus Venture Associates, August 2009.
Supplemental policies, documents and staff reports
The documents below supplement the information in the Policy Bank
City of Berkeley – amendments to telecom excavations ordinance
City of Berkeley Staff Report And Ordinance 7159 Amendment To Adopt Implementing Regulations 7 Dec 2010
City of Berkeley Staff Report Ordinance 7165 Amendment To Codify Existing Application Process 25 Jan 2011