Company debuts kiosks in retail stores for residents in nine
The company, which launched customized, pre-registration web sites for residents in the cities of
“Online pre-registration has been going well, but we want to make it as convenient and easy as possible for residents to sign up for these services wherever they are and whenever they want to,” said
As part of the registration process, residents in the nine cities are required to make a
There are also progress bars for each fiberhood that are 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 each of 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,” Logan said.
The 1 Gbps Internet access will be available for
The nine cities were among 33 municipalities that submitted formal applications last October to be the first to bring the technology of tomorrow to their communities today. All of the cities approved franchise agreements with C Spire to pave the way for the start of the pre-registration phase.
“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,” Logan said. “We’re looking forward to bringing tomorrow’s technology to these
Logan said C Spire hopes to start turning up 1 Gig service in the first C Spire Fiber neighborhoods by the middle of this year. The service is expected to pave the way for improvements in the areas of healthcare, education, civic life, municipal services and economic growth.
The finalist cities were selected last November 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/fiberhome.
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