Organization City of Wilson, Utility Dept
Communities Covered City of Wilson and some of rural areas immediately adjacent to the city
Goals of the Network

1. Supporting econ health of community
2. Enhancing the quality of life for citizens
3. Improving delivery of city services

Goals Achieved

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Significant accomplishment that support all three.
All of 8 major employers using network.
Business moved to town because of the network
Saving money for small businesses
Q of L are goals broader than broadband.
Park and Rec can recruit more major tournaments that have strict tech requirements by host organizations.
Public utility operations improve Reduce overall communication costs $8,000/month

The Network's Impact
  • Increasing local government efficiency
Initial Investment Amount $28,000,000.00
Investment Covered Yes
Source of Investment
  • Bonds
Investment Repaid? Repayment date estimated
Should be repaid by 01/01/2023
Services offered
  • Retail sales of fiber to individuals, businesses, others
  • Retail sales of wireless services to individuals, businesses, others
  • Sell dark fiber services
  • Own and sell data center services