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The Real Profit Generated by TV

I’ve been asked lately about the profitability targets for Auburn Essential Services (AES) with the coming offering of TV. Like a private company, any revenue we make profits our stakeholders. As a public entity, our stakeholders are you—the businesses and residents of Auburn. Our aim is always the same: offer the best services at the […]


Whether renting or owning, you’ve likely experienced a spike in your monthly utility bills at one point as a result of an unseasonably hot summer or frigid winter. Typically, you don’t realize the ramifications of that spike until you receive the bill. In the future, you’ll be able to monitor your usage – in near […]

Fiber infrastructure: Next steps

One of the things I’m most proud of about Auburn is our progressiveness—and not just for the sake of being progressive, but progressiveness that’s purposeful and supported with sound business practices. Auburn’s fiber optic infrastructure is the perfect example of this. The first fiber cables – flexible transparent fibers made from glass and about as […]

Auburn Essential Services: A Vision that Began Long Ago

Sometimes finding the vision and courage to embrace change is tough in government. But, with the right conditions, the right resources and the right motivation, change can actually be the start of something amazing. That’s certainly the case with AES. In 2005, Cooper Standard Automotive came to us to discuss their data communications challenges. Their […]