This blog is for those who are interested in reading about trends in the broadband marketplace including policies and regulations that would affect the market, technologies, and of course advancements in mapping.

VETRO FiberMap™ & CostQuest Associates Release CAF II Opportunity Analysis Tool

Industry Expertise | February 8, 2018 | Paul Harris

Portland, ME – VETRO FiberMap™ and CostQuest Associates (CQA) announced today the release of a jointly developed analysis tool for broadband providers to assess their potential for participating in the FCC’s forthcoming CAF II Reverse Auction. The VETRO FiberMap™ powered interactive map found at provides reference data published by the FCC supplemented by cost estimates […]

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Meet the Team Behind VETRO FiberMap: Nate Marquardt

Meet the Team | January 12, 2018 | Paul Harris

Nate Marquardt is a lead Developer and served as one of the original programmers for the VETRO FiberMap platform. He helped design the product from the ground up while incorporating feedback from the team and real ISP clients, every step of the way. Nate started working with NBT in early 2014 and has been a […]

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Demand Gen

How Greenlight Networks Uses VETRO FiberMap™ To Help Manage Customer Demand

Industry Expertise | January 8, 2018 | Paul Harris

In the following case study, you’ll learn how Greenlight Networks, an internet service provider (ISP) based in Rochester, NY, cultivates and manages customer demand for their fiber based broadband services using the DemandGen tool inside VETRO FiberMap™. DemandGen is a tool used by many small and mid-sized IPS’s to help them determine where the greatest […]

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Zero to BOM in 20 minutes

From Zero to BOM in 20 Minutes Webinar: Jan 11th 2018

Recent Events | January 4, 2018 | Paul Harris

When: Thu, Jan 11th, 2018 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST Format: 20 min introduction, 20 min live demo, 10 min Q & A   REGISTER TODAY Join VETRO FiberMap™ for our latest webinar, From Zero to BOM in 20 Minutes. In this short format webinar, you will walk through the structured digitizing toolset in […]

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Meet the Team Behind VETRO FiberMap™: Diane Garcia

Meet the Team | January 2, 2018 | Paul Harris

To kick off 2018 we’re pleased to welcome Diane Garcia as the newest addition to our growing team. Diane serves as our Business Development Manager in the Western United States. She comes to us as a seasoned telecommunications professional with over 21 years of experience in the telecom, utilities, and broadband service provider market. Diane’s […]

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Come See Us at FISPALIVE 2018: Feb 5-7th

Upcoming Events | | Paul Harris

Come Join Us at FISPALIVE 2018. We’re Exhibiting! When: Monday, February 5-7th Where: Hyatt Centric French Quarter New Orleans 800 Iberville St, New Orleans, LA  70112

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ITA Showcase Northwest

ITA Showcase Northwest 2018: March 7-8th

Upcoming Events | January 1, 2018 | Paul Harris

We hope to see you at this years ITA Showcase Northwest. The annual trade show highlights vendors the serve telecommunications industry in Washington and Oregon. When: March 7-8th, 2018 Where:  Holiday Inn/Portland Airport Hotel in Portland, Oregon The showcase is sponsored by the associate members of the Washington Independent Telephone Association (WITA) and the Oregon Telecommunications Association […]

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Broadband Communities 2018 Summit: Apr 30th-May 3rd

Upcoming Events | December 19, 2017 | Paul Harris

Come Join Us at BBC 2018. We’re Exhibiting! When: April 30th- May 3rd 2018 Where: Renaissance Austin Hotel, Austin, TX As the leading conference on broadband technologies for communities, the Broadband Communities Summit attracts broadband system operators, network builders and deployers of all kinds. Many of the country’s major property owners and real estate developers attend the Summit […]

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Fiber Mapping

Fiber Mapping Supports Network Growth

Industry Expertise | November 15, 2017 | Paul Harris

By Masha Zager, Broadband Communities June, 2017 Great Works Internet (GWI) is a small but fast-growing internet service provider in Maine. Though it began in the 1990s as a dial-up provider and then leased copper infrastructure to provide DSL service – it still offers DSL and even dial-up in some areas – its current business […]

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Meet the Team Behind VETRO FiberMap: Lizzi Slivinski

Meet the Team | October 20, 2017 | Paul Harris

Lizzi Slivinski serves VETRO FiberMap as a Geo-Developer. Over the last year, she specifically leads the team as a principal developer for our new Fiber Manager feature set within the platform. Her work included designing Fiber Managers user experience and interface. Lizzi’s moved to Buffalo, NY in May of 2015 and has worked with VETRO […]

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Meet the Team Behind VETRO FiberMap: Jesse Bishop

Meet the Team | October 6, 2017 | Paul Harris

Jesse Bishop serves VETRO FiberMap as a Geospatial Architect. He spends his days working closely with our development team building & testing new features to improve our VETRO FiberMap platform. He also assists with GIS-related troubleshooting for our clients on an as-needed basis.

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Ashley Nohe

Meet the Team Behind VETRO FiberMap: Ashley Nohe

Meet the Team | September 28, 2017 | Paul Harris

Ashley Nohe is a Customer Success Specialist & GIS Analyst at VETRO FiberMap.  She fields many client support calls & training demonstrations for our prospects.  She moved to Portland in January 2017 & started with NBT Solutions shortly after settling in Maine.

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Meet the VETRO FiberMap Team: Alex Cavagnaro

Meet the Team | September 15, 2017 | Paul Harris

Alex Cavagnaro is a GIS Analyst who works closely with developers in a mapping software testing environment. He started out with the VETRO FiberMap team as an intern and has successfully migrated into a full-fledged member over the last year. Alex recently earned his Masters Degree in GIS at the University fo Buffalo, and handles […]

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Meet the VETRO FiberMap Team: Xiangting Zhou

Meet the Team | September 8, 2017 | Paul Harris

Xiangting Zhou is a junior developer who is using his skills to enhance VETRO FiberMap. He started as a intern with NBT Solutions in June of 2016 after he graduated from the University at Buffalo with his masters degree in Geographic Information Science and Cartography.  Six months later, he earned a spot as a full-time Geospatial […]

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2017 BBC Atlanta

Come See Us at the 2017 BBC Atlanta Conference: Nov 7-9th

Recent Events | September 6, 2017 | Paul Harris

We hope to show you VETRO at 2017 BBC Atlanta Conference. VETRO can be found at booth #21 where will be demonstrating our new Fiber Manager feature within the VETRO platform Broadband Communities is committed to helping all communities understand what they can do to maximize the potential economic benefits of advanced broadband networks, as rapidly […]

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