Denver, CO; October 13, 2014 – Magellan Advisors, one of the nation’s leading broadband planning and telecom consulting firms, has been selected to assist the City of New Braunfels, Texas in developing a Comprehensive Broadband Feasibility Study. The study will help the City of New Braunfels identify challenges and opportunities which can improve local broadband services for the community, and expand broadband services to community anchor institutions including; healthcare, education, libraries and community support services and organizations. The study will also evaluate ways in which a community broadband network may expand and enhance economic development opportunities for New Braunfels.
Magellan Advisors will work with the City and community to develop an understanding of how the City could best support opportunities for broadband expansion in New Braunfels. Magellan’s Team of experienced consultants will conduct a Broadband Needs Assessment, Broadband Market Analysis, and Broadband Infrastructure Assessment. This will provide the City with comprehensive information, analysis, strategies and recommendations that will equip City leaders with the necessary information to make informed decisions on how to improve broadband services in New Braunfels, create new opportunities for its community anchors, and current and future businesses, and enhance the quality of life for its citizens.
Magellan’s President John Honker states, “By evaluating the Feasibility of Broadband expansion, the City of New Braunfels is opening doors for its community members, government organizations, and businesses to utilize cutting edge broadband services, which will help secure the city’s future and take an important step to becoming a Smarter Connected Community.”
“The City is excited to work with Magellan to create a Comprehensive Feasibility Study for our City’s broadband future,” said New Braunfels Mayor Barron Casteel. “We are confident that this partnership will lead to improved opportunities for economic development and better services for our residents and local businesses.”