ENP Newswire -
Release date- 05122013 -
The company launched the pre-registration phase on Wednesday for the nation's first and only statewide roll out of the 1 Gig service, which promises Internet access up to 100 times faster than national average broadband speeds for residents in each of the nine
Individuals will need to make a
There are also progress bars for each fiberhood that will be updated daily to help residents get a 'real time' snapshot of their success in getting neighbors, friends and others who live nearby to pre-register for the service. Registration percentage goals for the 80 fiberhoods in the nine cities vary between 35 and 45 percent.
'As soon as a critical number of neighborhoods have reached their percentage goals in a fiberhood, C Spire plans to begin construction - so there is a possibility that work could commence in more than one community at the same time.' said
The 1 Gbps Internet access will be available for
There's a tremendous amount of excitement in each of these communities and a strong desire to be among the first to receive the 1 Gig Internet service to the home,' said
To help the cities better prepare for the next phase of the 'Get Fiber First' Challenge, C Spire staff participated in a series of town hall meetings in late November with government, community and business leaders who are rallying their respective towns to quickly pre-register homeowners in designated 'fiberhoods' at percentage levels that will qualify them to be among the first to receive the services.
Company representatives shared details on plans, pricing, service package options, the pre-registration process and the economic and social benefits from the next-generation technology with hundreds of interested homeowners at town hall meetings in all nine cities.
The finalist cities were selected last month by a C Spire review panel that considered factors like proximity to the company's fiber optic infrastructure, community mobilization capabilities and incentives to speed up the construction process and reduce overall costs. The application review process was monitored and the Individual and overall results tabulated by
To learn more about C Spire's Fiber to the Home initiative, visit www.cspire.com/fiber.
About C Spire
C Spire is a diversified telecommunications and technology services company that provides world-class customer-inspired service and a superior comprehensive suite of customer-inspired wireless communications, high-speed Internet access and a range of other telecommunications products and services to consumers and businesses. This news release and other announcements are available at www.cspire.com/news. For more information about C Spire, visit www.cspire.com or follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/cspire or Twitter at www.twitter.com/cspire.
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