Why Broadband Matters for Community Vitality

Broadband is essential infrastructure for economic growth, social equity, and community vitality… but what you can do about it?

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Investing in Your Community’s Digital Future

How is the current-state of your community’s digital infrastructure affecting businesses, citizens, and economic vitality?
Is it time to take control of your own broadband future?

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Getting the Most from Broadband

Having robust broadband and using it effectively is essential. What should you be doing?

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Developing Broadband Policies

What are your strategies and what is the evidence to back those strategies?

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Driving Network Sustainability

How do you improve return on investment and sustainability?

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SNG's Research Briefs:
Beyond Availability

Get 10x the broadband coverage per dollar

January 31, 2019
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Invest in Digital Infrastructure, not Just Broadband Networks

October 23, 2018
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Broadband and Household Income

February 13, 2019
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Telework and Accessing the Workplace

February 7, 2019
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Household Access to Robust and Competitive Broadband

February 5, 2019
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Options for States to Address Broadband Gaps

October 12, 2018
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The Business Digital Divide

October 9, 2018
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Online Business and eCommerce Activities

March 21, 2017
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Utilization and its Relation to Revenues

February 23, 2017
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Rural Versus Urban Broadband Speeds

February 2, 2017
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Broadband Research on Connectivity Type

January 10, 2017
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Skill Sets and Holiday Wishes

December 21, 2016
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Household Buying and Selling Behaviors

December 13, 2016
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Broadband and Home-Based Businesses

November 10, 2016
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Broadband Research Shows More Utilization, More Jobs

October 25, 2016
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Teleworking and Home-Based Benefits

October 4, 2016
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Broadband's Job Impacts

September 28, 2016
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Business Benefits and Barriers

September 20, 2016
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Broadband Business Impacts: Revenues and Costs

September 13, 2016
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Broadband Connection Type and Corresponding Utilization

September 7, 2016
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Current Business Speeds Not Meeting FCC's Broadband Definition

August 30, 2016
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Broadband Research on Businesses' ISP Perceptions

August 23, 2016
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Quantifying Cloud Utilization

August 16, 2016
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The Relationship Between Subscription Cost and Utilization

August 9, 2016
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Online Applications Used by Businesses

August 2, 2016
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Business Goals and Transformative Applications

July 26, 2016
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Broadband's Impact on Selecting and Staying In a Location

July 19, 2016
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Criteria Businesses Use to Select an ISP

July 13, 2016
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SNG Insights

  • Household Opportunities for Income and Economic Growth

    SNG Research Brief – Broadband Impact on Household Income   Household uses of the internet are often seen as lifestyle enhancements or conveniences, such as online entertainment, social networking, paying bills, or simply browsing for […]

  • Household Opportunities for Work and Economic Growth

    SNG Research Brief – Teleworking   Teleworking is not for everyone, nor is it available to everyone in their job. However, a growing number of people telework part or all of their work week. We […]

  • Household Access to Robust and Competitive Broadband

    SNG Research Brief – Household Broadband   Access to robust and competitive broadband is essential for any community to survive, let alone thrive. Unserved or underserved areas continue to exist in many localities, whether because […]

Project Bytes

  • Broadband Market Assessment: City of Highland, Illinois

    Driving Network Sustainability and Local Economic Growth

    With 82% of businesses and 52% of households, HCS has good market share. However, HCS wanted to explore strategies to increase revenues without significant additional investment. SNG gathered essential intelligence directly from Highland businesses and households to develop market analytics and new business strategies.
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  • Broadband Impact and Market Assessment: Custer County

    Getting the support and funding to build the digital infrastructure needed to thrive.
    Custer County was concerned about the future employment opportunities and economic viability of Custer County. Seeing improved broadband availability as essential to bolstering their economy, SNG provided an assessment of the impacts to help secure funding needed for their broadband initiative.
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  • Taking a Holistic Approach to Investigating Broadband Needs

    State of Tennessee Engages SNG for Holistic “Supply and Demand” Approach