CTC Technology & Energy (Columbia Telecommunications Corporation) is an independent communications engineering consultancy that offers a unique combination of qualifications and capabilities in broadband financial analysis, business planning, engineering, and network strategic planning. Founded in 1983, CTC has extensive experience providing independent financial, strategic, and technical guidance for public and non-profit communications networks, including those of state and local governments, non-profit consortia, universities, and municipal utilities. CTC offers extensive experience and expertise in all aspects of feasibility studies, needs assessment, strategic and business planning, and network engineering. The firm has conducted assessments—including market surveys, business plans, engineering analyses, and financial pro formas—for public sector clients nationwide, including the cities of Palo Alto, San Francisco, Santa Cruz, and Seattle.