Local Fiber Network Will Expand to Six More Vermont Towns

Date: 13 Nov 2017 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

In August, East Central Vermont Telecommunications District (ECFiber) released their 2018 construction plans to expand fiber optic network to the towns of Braintree, Brookfield, Granville, Hancock, Rochester, and Stockbridge in east-central Vermont. Homegrown And Community Owned According to Irv Thomae, the District Chairman: “Our mission is to build and operate a universal, open access, fiber-to-the premises network, ensuring … Read More

Silverton, Colorado, Breaks Ground in First Phase of Regional Network

Date: 28 Jun 2013 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

In 2010, Silverton, Colorado, decided to build a fiber-optic loop for savings and better connectivity in rural San Juan County. At the time, Qwest (now CenturyLink) provided a microwave connection to the town of around 630 residents. After taking state money to connect all the county seats, Qwest decided to take fiber to everyone except Silverton, … Read More