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POLK COUNTY BROADBAND PLAN Wireline........................................................................................................................................................ 42 Wireless Broadband and Vertical Assets................................................................................. 48 Spectrum Availability for Mobile Broadband............................................................................................... 49 Policies and Regulations............................................................................................................................... 49 Funding Opportunities................................................................................................................................. 49 Libraries........................................................................................................................................................ 50 Schools......................................................................................................................................................... 51 Colleges and Universities.............................................................................................................................. 51 Government................................................................................................................................................. 52 Healthcare.................................................................................................................................................... 53 Broadband Utilization Survey Results...................................................................................... 53 Businesses.................................................................................................................................................... 53 Households................................................................................................................................................... 61 Areas of Greatest Broadband Need (Current)......................................................................... 71 PROJECTION OF FUTURE DEMAND..............................................................................73 Weighted Broadband Demand Score...................................................................................... 77 GIS Analysis Procedure................................................................................................................................. 77 Generalized Future Land Use Methodology............................................................................ 80 CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS.....................................................................83 Strategies................................................................................................................................ 83 Action Items............................................................................................................................ 84 GLOSSARY OF TERMS...................................................................................................87 BIBLIOGRAPHY............................................................................................................89 APPENDIX A: GOAL AND STRATEGY WORKSHEET.........................................................91 APPENDIX B: BUSINESS AND RESIDENTIAL SURVEYS....................................................92 3