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Broadband Wireline Provider Service: Other Copper Wireline; BBRI_otherCopper12

Metadata Updated: May 17, 2013

This dataset represents the availability of wireline broadband Internet access in Rhode Island via "Other Copper Wireline" technology. In Rhode Island, this category encompasses facilities-based providers that offer technologies such as Ethernet Over First Mile (EFM+) and T1 channels. Broadband availability is summarized at the census block level using the US Census Bureau's 2010 decennial census measurement areas. These data were compiled by Broadband Rhode Island ( in support of the National Telecommunications and Infrastructure Administration (NTIA) State Broadband Initiative ( Broadband is considered to be available within a census block if a facilities-based provider of broadband service currently serves at least one location within the block, or can provide broadband services of minimal characteristics to at least one location within the block within 7 - 10 business days. For each census block, the provider name and the respective technologies they provide are represented. In addition, general categories for maximum advertised upload and download speeds are also reported for most provider / technology type / census block combinations.

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Metadata Date October 3, 2012
Metadata Created Date March 21, 2013
Metadata Updated Date May 17, 2013
Reference Date(s) October 1, 2012 (publication)
Frequency Of Update biannually

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Harvested from Rhode Island GIS (RIGIS)

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date October 3, 2012
Metadata Created Date March 21, 2013
Metadata Updated Date May 17, 2013
Reference Date(s) October 1, 2012 (publication)
Responsible Party EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc. (Point of Contact)
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Bbox East Long -71.130457
Bbox North Lat 42.018305
Bbox South Lat 41.448475
Bbox West Long -71.641324
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Frequency Of Update biannually
Licence No liability for these data is assumed by RIGIS, University of Rhode Island, and the Rhode Island Board of Governors for Higher Education.
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