There are basically four groups of people that will benefit.
- Our citizens that do not select to upgrade will benefit because other providers will have more competitive pricing in American Fork;
- Citizens that do not require very much bandwidth but are already paying in excess of $30 for Internet access will benefit because they will only pay the utility fee;
- High bandwidth consumers will benefit because they will now have a choice between many Internet service providers, all of whom will be able to provide extremely fast and more significant service for a better price; and
- The business community will benefit by experiencing competitive free market Internet providers with competitive offers and better service levels.
The proposed fiber optic network and the associated business models will enable every citizen to benefit financially from its deployment by realizing enhanced competition and saving money from respective broadband budgets. In addition, every citizen will experience, quality-of-life advancements in education, economic advancements, healthcare and City services.