Broadband Communities

OCT 2014

BROADBAND COMMUNITIES is the leading source of information on digital and broadband technologies for buildings and communities. Our editorial aims to accelerate the deployment of Fiber-To-The-Home and Fiber-To-The-Premises.

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82 | BROADBAND COMMUNITIES | www.broadbandcommunities.com | OCTOBER 2014 R eports of the death of print, like that of Mark Twain, have been greatly exaggerated. Two decades after the commercial Internet launched and obituaries for print publishing were written, readers still value paper – even when they're reading about the Internet. Because BroadBand Communities readers tell us they read the magazine cover to cover and save their print copies, we print seven issues per year, along with special publications, such as our popular fber-to-the-home primer. Te primer, published as a magazine insert and as a stand-alone publication, educates local ofcials and citizens about the benefts of fber broadband. Tis year, two new FTTH networks – a private venture in California and a public-private partnership in Minnesota – are starting up after their leaders generated local interest and support through wide distribution of the primer. Meanwhile, BroadBand C ommunities is expanding its digital presence. Many readers subscribe to the digital edition as well as to print. Both editions are free to qualifed subscribers. Te digital edition parallels the print edition but often contains bonus information as well. Occasionally, we publish digital-only editions. Subscribers receive email alerts when each new digital edition is published and can click on the emailed links to access the publication. Te full magazine and individual articles are also available online in PDF format, and the featured articles shown in the rotating graphic on our home page are available in HTML format as well. Readers want to stay on top of breaking news about broadband trends, new technologies and fber-to-the-home Broadband Communities In Print and Online deployments, so we publish this news online daily. You'll fnd timely news items on bbcmag.com under "News & Views" and "Fiber Deployment Roundup." Our Twitter feed @bbcmag provides news alerts and commentary. Online resources for broadband deployers include our FTTH deployment database (www. fberville.com), fnancial tools (www. FTTHAnalyzer.com) international home page (www.ftthcentral.com) and buyers guide (www.bbcmag.com/ buyersguide). To ensure access to BBC's online resources, renew or subscribe to the digital or print edition at www. bbcmag.com/subscribe. v (Requester Publications Only) PS Form 3526-R Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation 1. Publication Title: Broadband Communities Magazine 2. Publication Number: 0745-8711 3. Filing Date: 10-01-14 4. Issue of Frequency: 7 times a year 5. Number of Issues Published Annually: 7 6. Annual Subscription Price: Free to Qualifed: $24.00/Year for Non-Qualifed; $125/Year for Foreign 7. Complete Mailing Address of Known Ofce of Publication (not printer): Broadband Properties, LLC, 1909 Avenue G, Rosenberg, TX 77471 (Fort Bend County) 8. Complete Mailing Address of Headquarters of General Business Ofce of Publisher (not printer): Broadband Properties, LLC, 1909 Avenue G, Rosenberg, TX 77471 (Fort Bend County) 9. Full Names and Complete Mailing Address of Publisher, Editor, and Managing Editor: Editorial Director & CEO: K. Scott DeGarmo, Broadband Properties, LLC, 2727 Palisade Avenue, 16-H, Riverdale, NY 10463 Publisher: Nancy McCain, Broadband Properties, LLC, 1909 Avenue G, Rosenberg, TX 77471 Editor: Masha Zager, Broadband Properties, LLC, 1909 Avenue G, Rosenberg, TX 77471 Corporate Editor: Steven Ross, Broadband Properties, LLC, 1909 Avenue G, Rosenberg, TX 77471 10. Owner(s): K. Scott DeGarmo, 2727 Palisade Avenue, 16-H, Riverdale, NY 10463 Robert L. Vogelsang, 1208 Second Street, Rosenberg, TX 77471 W. James MacNaughton, 7 Fredon Marksboro Road, Newton, NJ 07860 Jef Maxwell, 1660 S. Hwy. 100, Suite 590, Minneapolis, MN 55416 Convergent Communications, 4529 E. Broadway Road, Suite 100, Phoenix, AZ 85040 11. Known Bondholders, Mortgagees, and Other Security Holders Owning of Holding 1 Percent or More of Total Amount of Bonds, Mortgages, or Other Securities: K. Scott DeGarmo, Broadband Properties, LLC, 2727 Palisade Avenue, 16-H, Riverdale, NY 10463 Robert L. Vogelsang, 1208 Second Street, Rosenberg, TX 77471 W. James MacNaughton, 7 Fredon Marksboro Road, Newton, NJ 07860 Jef Maxwell, 1660 S. Hwy. 100, Suite 590, Minneapolis, MN 55416 Convergent Communications, 4529 E. Broadway Road, Suite 100, Phoenix, AZ 85040 12. Tax Status: Has not changed during preceding 12 months 13. Publication Title: Broadband Communities Magazine 14. Issue Date for Circulation Data Below: SEPTEMBER 2014 15. Extent and Nature of Circulation: Average No. Copies Each Issue During Preceding 12 Months No. Copies of Single Issue Published Nearest to Filing Date a. Total Number of Copies (Net Press Run): 9,334 9481 b. Legitimate Paid and/or Request Distribution (By mail & Outside the Mail) (1) Paid/Requested Outside-County Mail Subscriptions Stated on Form 3541. (Include advertiser's proof and exchange copies). 9,231 9,390 (2) Paid In-County Subscriptions Stated on Form 3541 (Includes advertiser's proof and exchange copies). 0 0 (3) Sales Through Dealers and Carriers, Street Vendors, Counter Sales, and Other Paid or Requested Distribution Outside USPS®. 0 0 (4) Requested Copies Distributed by Other Mail Classes Through the USPS (e.g. First-Class Mail®). 0 0 c. Total Paid and/or Requested Circulation (Sum of 15b (1), (2), (3), and (4)). 9,231 9,390 d. Nonrequested Distribution – (Comp copies sent by mail and outside the mail). (1) Outside County Nonrequested Copies Stated on PS Form 3541. 0 0 (2) In-County as Stated on Form 3541. 0 0 (3) Other Classes Mailed through the USPS®. 0 0 (4) Nonrequested Copies Distributed Outside the Mail (Trade shows, etc) 393 650 e. Total Nonrequested Distribution (Sum of 15d (1), (2), (3), and (4)). 393 650 f. Total Distribution (Sum of 15c and e) 9,624 10,040 g. Copies not Distributed (See Instructions to Publishers #4, (page #3) 411 425 h Total (Sum of 15f and g) 10,035 10,465 i. Percent Paid and/or Requested Circulation (15c divided by f times 100) 95.92 93.53 16. Publication of Statement of Ownership for a Requester Publication is required and will be printed in the October 2014 issue of this publication. 17. Signature and Title of Editor, Publisher, Business Manager, or Owner: Nancy McCain, Publisher Date: September 30, 2014 I certify that all information furnished on this form is true and complete. I understand that anyone who furnishes false or misleading information on this form or who omits material or information requested on the form may be subject to criminal sanctions (including fnes and imprisonment) and/or civil sanctions (including civil penalties). 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