Build a CAN
Community Area Networks–CANs–create 21st century infrastructure controlled by the community to increase public safety and effectiveness. By partnering with the local private sector, communities create 21st century jobs and stronger local economies.
Community Area Networks (CANs) connect communities in new and innovative ways. The BCCB project is dedicated to taking the best practices from our five demonstration communities and helping other Wisconsin communities learn from the experience to build their own CANs. The long-term impact will be stronger communities with broader access to education, employment, global markets, health care and other resources.
- CAN Guide (PDF, published by UW Extension 2012)
- What are CANs? One page guide (WiscNet)
- CAN FAQ
- CAN terminology guide (WiscNet)
- Northern Regional Broadband Networks Forum glossary
- Ross Wilson, CINC (podcast)
- Andy Lewis, UW Extension (podcast)
- CAN Webinar Session 1: Organizing Community Area Networks
- CAN Webinar Session 2: Financial And Governance Models Of Community Area Networks
- CAN Webinar Session 3: Maintaining and Sustaining Community Area Networks
- CAN Webinar related handouts: Developing the Pitch and Who Are the People in Your Neighborhood