How to Start a WISP
There are many factors that can influence the success or failure of a WISP - and equally as many definitions of what constitutes a successful WISP. Is providing a quality and invaluable service to your underserved neighbors what you would consider a success, or is your definition a bit more grandiose? That's a question only you can answer, but regardless of your goals, know that the decision to become a WISP is a decision to be a pioneer. It's a decision to resolve challenges for your community that no one else has satisfactorily resolved.
Here are some important pointers to start you on your way of becoming a WISP.
ADVICE #1: LEARN ABOUT THE INDUSTRY AND ITS PROJECTED OUTLOOK
ADVICE #2: LEARN THE ABC's OF STARTING A WISP
ADVICE #3: GET TO KNOW ESTABLISHED WISP OPERATORS
Attend Industry Events
ADVICE #4: NEVER STOP LEARNING
This page is not intended to be a blueprint for your WISP career, but it can serve as a good starting point for your WISP education. Visit WISPA.org frequently and follow WISPA on social media to learn of new industry developments and opportunities. And consider becoming a WISPA member for more educational, networking, professional growth, and money-saving opportunities.