Polk Broadband Plan - Page 95

POLK COUNTY BROADBAND PLAN 14-15. High speed internet connections can be valuable to companies for many different reasons. For which of the following reasons is high speed internet most important to your company? Select all that apply.  Banking  Getting to websites  Marketing  Accessing global markets  Supply chain  Accessing continuing management  Government forms and registrations  Telephone system  Computer system  Teleconferencing education  Networking  Selling our products and services  Access to data sources  Other:______________ _________________________________________ _________________________________________ 23-24. What are the download and upload speeds of your internet connection? (Not sure? Please check at a free speed test site, such as www.speedtest.net or www.broadband.gov/qualitytest) ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 25. What is your approximate download speed? (in Mbps or Kbps) ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 26. What is your approximate upload speed? (in Mbps or Kbps) The next 2 questions are for businesses without internet only. If you answered questions 2 through 26, please skip straight to question 30. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 27. Does your company have computers?  Yes    No    Not sure ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 16. Please indicate to what extent you agree or disagree with the following statements: 17. A fast internet connection is critical for maintaining your company's competitiveness.  Strongly agree  Disagree  Agree  Strongly disagree  Neither agree nor disagree  Not sure ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 18. A fast internet connection is critical for being able to produce and deliver the services or products your company provides to customers.  Strongly agree  Disagree  Agree  Strongly disagree  Neither agree nor disagree  Not sure ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 19. A fast internet connection is critical for the survival of your company.  Strongly agree  Disagree  Agree  Strongly disagree  Neither agree nor disagree  Not sure ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 20. Does your organization have a Wifi connection?  Yes    No    Not sure ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 21. How many devices that connect to the internet, such as computers, iPads, tablets, smart phones, etc. does your organization have? ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 22. How many more such devices do you expect to add in the next year? 28-29. What is the number one reason why your company does not have internet service? (Select one)  Company does not need computers to survive  Want to keep our employees from using the internet  Upfront costs are too high  Monthly charges are too high  Too much money for what you get  Slow connection in our area  Not available in our area  Employees don't know much about computers  Other:_______________________________________ ______________________________________________ ______________________________________________ 30. We have some brief profile questions to ensure we're reaching a cross section of businesses: ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 31. In which county is this organization?  Charlotte  Hendry  Collier  Highlands  DeSoto  Lee  Glades  Okeechobee  Hardee  Polk ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 32-33. Which of these best describes your business sector?  Government  Warehousing/distribution  Public safety  Office/professional  Schools K to 12  Restaurant/entertainment  Higher education  Industrial/mining  Library  Manufacturing  Utilities  Agriculture  Healthcare  Recreational  Retail  Other:_______________ ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 34. What is your company's zip code? 93