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ConnectCalifornia Market Research & Consulting

ConnectCalifornia is a market research firm and boutique consultancy for broadband and related connected home service companies in the California market.

Mission & Management

We specialize in drawing custom insights from open state data, as well as building proprietary data sets and tracking trends for California ISPs. We use these insights to help ISPs (primarily WISPs and overbuilders) find and retain customers in competitive markets, with a special focus on the organic search channel.

ConnectCalifornia is managed by Jameson Zimmer, a broadband market analyst with a special focus on residential internet pricing trends and online customer aquisition for ISPs.

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Jameson Zimmer
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ConnectCalifornia Research Areas

We're broadly interested in competitive services solving the digital divide in California, such as fiber overbuilders and niche WISP operators. We believe that the future of connectivity will be a local affair solved by local efforts, both public and private.

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Broadband Service Pricing

We're tracking pricing trends for connected services in the California market
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California Digital Divide

We're publishing helpful content for consumers seeking better internet alternatives for home and office
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California Low-Income Access

We're conducting research into low-income access programs and new ways to bring underserved areas online

ConnectCalifornia Consulting Offerings

Our consulting offerings include:

  • Lead generation consulting: apply our years of local SEO experience to your business to make sure potential customers can easily find you online
  • Polling: assistance gathering consumer sentiment data for market entry
  • Pricing analysis: research into pricing optimization for local ISPs

ConnectCalifornia Reports

Public research and reporting on broadband development in California.

Boosting Fraud Prevention in Internet Services with Digital ID

The rise of internet services has brought unprecedented convenience and connectivity to our lives...

Broadband & Telecom Jargon Terms Glossary

Need-to-know terminology for researching community broadband and wireless projects. Backscatte...

Municipal Broadband Providers in Washington

Washington has 16 municipal networks in place as of 2024 out of 332 total networks active in the...

Municipal Broadband Providers in Texas

There are 8 municipal broadband providers in Texas as of 2024. Municipal broadband refers to in...

California Broadband Definition: 60% Below Federal Standards

California vs Federal Broadband Standards Broadband Funding Broadband Standards over time Broadb...

State Internet Access Mapping Projects & Programs

One of the biggest issues facing broadband deployment in the US is lack of decent data on the sub...

Fixed Wireless Internet Service Providers (WISPs) in California

There are 108 fixed wireless internet service providers (WISPs) in California as of our last dat...

DSL Internet Service Providers in California

There are 40 DSL internet service providers in California as of our last data update in 2024. O...

Cable Internet Service Providers in California

There are 33 cable internet service providers in California as of our last data update in 2024. ...

Fiber Internet Service Providers in California

There are 82 fiber internet service providers in California as of our last data update in 2024. ...

Municipal Broadband Providers in California 2024

There are 17 municipal broadband providers in California as of 2024. Only 6 of the 17 municipal...

Microtrenching Policy And Regulation In California

The technique of microtrenching offers telecoms and broadband providers a more cost-effective way...