And no, not just at an upscale apartment complex, but in the sense of infrastructure.
You know ... economic development.
Louisville has an innovation chief. Jeff Gahan has a media company. Can someone let him know that those propaganda videos travel faster by fiber optic?
‘New Currency’: Louisville Innovation Chief On Why Fiber Internet Matters, by Jacob Ryan (WFPL)
What type of economic development could this spark?
Ted Smith: Increasingly, when companies are looking at locating here, they are asking “well, tell me about your city and do you have the stuff I’m looking for.” The good news about Louisville is we’ve always been able to answer the question about cultural amenities, a great public media station, all these kinds of things. But new to the list is “tell me about your Internet pricing, are you a fiber city.” That’s new, it’s new currency. Nobody should underestimate the importance of all the items on the list, and there are usually a lot of items on the list. When people talk about infrastructure and how infrastructure drives economies, this is a type of infrastructure.