Build for Broadband Services

Broadband Academy


In this course, students will learn about the construction of the outside plant, being all the physical components used outdoors to transfer the internet signal. Students will also learn the importance of finding the right construction contractor to work with and why the community should be kept informed throughout the build. After completing this course, students will be able to effectively monitor the build and help ensure the construction stages stay on track.

Estimated Time of Completion: 44 minutes

Who should attend

  • General Managers
  • Business Leaders

Prerequisite Training and Skills

  • None


After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Find and evaluate the right contractor.
  • Describe the seven stages of constructing the outside plant.
  • Review best practices for monitoring the build.
  • Describe how to mitigate risks during the construction of the outside plant.
  • Describe how to proactively keep the community informed during the build stage.