Four reasons to choose FTTH from POTs and PANs

Doug Dawson always asks and answers the questions that are floating around.  But he does it as an engineer and someone on the frontlines, which lends credibility. Today’s question comes at a time when policymakers (especially in Minnesota) are wrestling with state and federal funding and how to invest. Here’s an abbreviated take on his list

Somebody asked me the question recently and I immediately knew I had never answered the question. If you’re going to build broadband and have a choice of technologies, why is fiber the best choice?


Fiber Has Solved the Upload Problem.

Is the Easiest to Operate.

Lower Life Cycle Costs.

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Librarian who follows rural broadband in MN and good uses of new technology (, hosts a radio show on MN music (, supports people experiencing homelessness in Minnesota ( and helps with social justice issues through Women’s March MN.

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