Niagara Falls International Airport Stakeholders Group Selects Magellan Advisors to Develop a Fiber Optic Assessment
Denver, CO; March 9, 2015 – Magellan Advisors was selected to develop a fiber optic and broadband assessment for the Niagara Falls International Airport Stakeholders Group (NFIASG). Magellan is one of the nation’s leading broadband planning and telecom consulting firms, whose staff of expert broadband planners will help NFIASG bring new fiber-optic infrastructure to important economic development areas in Niagara County, New York.
Magellan Advisors will work with NFIASG to examine existing broadband infrastructure countywide with a focus on key economic development areas. The assessment will place particular emphasis on fiber optic service around the Niagara Falls International Airport, which is a critical economic driver. Fiber optic service will support development of the airport including the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station as it takes on new missions.
The economic development areas identified by NFIASG require important infrastructure upgrades including fiber optic infrastructure in order to reach their full potential. Magellan Advisors’ expert broadband consultants have decades of experience in broadband mapping, planning, assessments, feasibility studies and enhancement of economic development opportunities through proper research and planning. Cathy Walker, Vice President of NFIASG, states: ”We are eager to examine the broadband needs of the County, especially as they relate to development of the Niagara Falls airport, and we are confident that Magellan Advisors will prepare a detailed and actionable plan that will lead to new fiber optic infrastructure in Niagara County.”
Broadband has become an essential element in economic development planning, as businesses and business applications require more reliable bandwidth at more affordable pricing. Magellan Advisors President and CEO John Honker states “We applaud the NFIASG for understanding the importance of high-speed broadband in retaining and attracting new business in Niagara County. They have taken an important step towards ensuring next generation high-speed broadband availability in the region.”
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