CABA Information Series

IS-2004-56: Focused Solutions to Complex Wired Community Transaction Issues

This paper outlines the business opportunity and legal challenges of pre-wiring a residential communication with fiber optics to each home. Important issues and challenges include mandatory subscription, competitor access, capital structure and return on asset, entity structure, service quality and carrier performance, default and remedies, and implementation. The author, Lawrence Freedman of Fleischman and Walsh, L.L.P, states that this market offers "tremendous potential for growth."




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