Brilliant Nations (we will also use "the Company") was formed to design, build out, and operate fiber optic cable to the premises (FTTP) networks in cooperation with communities and corporate partners in the United States and local partners within international markets. The Company developed and holds proprietary business models and intellectual property (IP) that facilitate the financing, successful build out, and operation of FTTP networks. Our IP and business models provide substantial benefits to FTTP subscribers, communities, and aligned industry sectors.
Simply put, Brilliant Nations was far ahead of the market. The Company was convinced of FTTP’s inevitability when most households were still on dial up and a T-1 digital telephone line cost $1,100 per month, for less than 2 Mbps of bandwidth. The Company's origins were in another market, though we had theorized where that market and many others would converge and upon what they would be dependent....ultra-high bandwidth. As only fiber optic cable could provide such bandwidth, we began to think about and develop applications and services that could be delivered over FTTP networks.
As we created these applications, we initiated discussions with major telephone (telco) and cable (cableco) providers in the United States and Europe. We found telcos and cablecos had little interest and few ambitions in FTTP. They could not foresee a need for fiber to the home. We expanded discussions to the leading U.S. and European telecom/broadband technology companies, who were enthusiastic for FTTP. Siemens became our initial corporate partner based upon our IP and business models for generating new revenues from services delivered over FTTP networks.
We continued to increase our development of IP and business models and in parallel, engaged in comprehensive discussions with potential corporate partners, communities, states, the FCC and its Commissioners, media companies, professional sports leagues, educational institutions, and Fortune 100 companies.
Corporations have become increasingly dependent on the build out of FTTP networks to implement their business models in media, big data, cloud computing, and Internet activities.
FTTP networks positively impact nearly every company within all industry sectors. The build out of FTTP networks will drive the revenues of telecom and information technology companies and those in construction of the networks. Once operational, FTTP networks unleash the full potential of digital, online, interactive, big data, cloud computing, digital media, digital sports content, Internet search, social networks, health care, education, conferencing, video games, and far more.
Brilliant Nations consistently engaged senior management of companies that are or will become, direct beneficiaries of FTTP networks.
In 2005, the Company was invited to make a presentation at Google’s Mountain View headquarters to a senior management person and employees within Google’s access group. At the time, Google believed that Wi-Fi was the future medium for broadband and was considering building out Wi-Fi networks within multiple cities. Our presentation illustrated why only FTTP networks could provide the needed bandwidth to enable the future in applications and services. As Brilliant Nations had not yet created the financing model, we proposed cooperation to build out demonstration cities with FTTP, funded by Google. The Google attendees to the meeting did not see that as possible.
By 2010, Google recognized the opportunity we had proposed with the announcement of the Google Fiber initiative.