Broadband Expansion

Shelby County Broadband

In recent years, broadband has become a hot topic of conversation. Openly considered an essential infrastructure, providing access to broadband in rural areas is connected to economic development, lower unemployment rates, increased home values, and educational improvements. The first step to determining whether broadband projects in rural areas are viable is to conduct a Broadband…
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Sain’s Geographic Information Systems

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) allow you to visualize, question, analyze, interpret, and understand data to reveal relationships, patterns, and trends. At Sain Associates, we use GIS to support the following engineering activities: converting GIS data to and from CAD, generating aerial clips and 3D contours for design projects, creating GIS-based analysis and report maps for…
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Elmore County Broadband Expansion Partnership

On Tuesday, July 7, Elmore County hosted a press conference to announce its broadband expansion plan. I was honored to speak along with Elmore County Commission Chair Troy Stubbs, Elmore County Commissioner Bart Mercer, Central Alabama Electric Cooperative and Central Access President/CEO Tom Stackhouse, Elmore County Board of Education Superintendent Richard Dennis, and One Oak…
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