Kirkland, Washington (November 16, 2023) –
Ziply® Fiber, home to America’s Fastest Internet, today announced that it has begun construction of a new, ultra-high-speed, 100-percent fiber-optic network in College Place, Washington
, which will serve nearly 1,800 homes and businesses across the city network construction is complete. Fiber internet – with speeds ranging from 100 Mbps to America’s fastest home internet at 50 Gig – is now ready for service to nearly 750 of those addresses with the remaining ones coming online in the next few weeks. This means College Place now has the fastest household internet speeds in the nation.
Residents and business owners can check for fiber availability at Ziply Fiber.com and sign up to be alerted when service is available at their location. Residential customers can switch to fiber internet for as little as $20 per month.
“We are very excited for Ziply Fiber to expand into the city and begin serving our residents,” said College Place Mayor Norma Hernandez.
“We are proud to deliver the best and fastest network to College Place and provide this thriving community with the service it deserves,” said Harold Zeitz, CEO of Ziply Fiber. “In a city known for education and a growing business sector, now more than ever, delivering the highest capacity, fastest speeds and most reliable service is what matters to people and that’s what Ziply Fiber is here to do.”
What to Expect During Construction
College Place residents can learn more about the work Ziply Fiber is doing and what to expect during construction at ziplyfiber.com/fiber-construction/construction-process. Ziply Fiber’s goal is always to leave an area in a condition as good if not better than it was before construction. If residents notice something has been missed the company wants to know about it and asks that details be shared at ziplyfiber.com/new-fiber-locations/construction-process/construction-feedback.
The Many Benefits and Affordability of Fiber
Fiber internet, unlike other options like cable or satellite, provides the bandwidth and capacity to keep your entire family streaming without interruption, provides symmetrical upload and download speeds to easily power video conferencing and online gaming, and was built with the reliability to last residents and businesses for decades.
Ziply Fiber offers many different service options for residents, including:
Ziply Fiber Investing in College Place, Washington
- FREE or reduced cost monthly internet service for qualified people as part of the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), a benefit program from the FCC. To learn more about ACP, please visit ziplyfiber.com/internet/community-discounts
- The entry level Fiber 100/100 plan, which provides all the reliability of fiber at great value for just $20/month.
- All residential plans come with no data caps and no annual contracts.
The work in College Place is part of Ziply Fiber’s commitment to invest hundreds of millions of dollars to build an advanced, 100-percent fiber network to both suburban and rural communities across the Northwest that have been underserved when it comes to internet access. The company has been actively building fiber across the Northwest since June 2020 and has plans to build and deploy new fiber-optic cables, local hubs, new offices, and new hardware to run the network as part of hundreds of additional projects across its 250,000-square-mile footprint. That’s how the company will deliver what its customers need and deserve as they learn, work, play and move into the future with ease.
Ziply Fiber’s primary service offerings are Fiber Internet and phone for residential customers, Business Fiber Internet and Ziply Voice services for small businesses, and a variety of Internet, networking, and voice solutions for enterprise customers. The company will continue to support Ziply Internet (DSL) customers, and its TV customers in Washington and Oregon. A full listing of products and services can be found at ziplyfiber.com.
About Ziply Fiber
Ziply Fiber is local in the Northwest, headquartered in Kirkland, Washington, and has major offices in Everett, Washington; Beaverton, Oregon; and Hayden, Idaho. Most of Ziply Fiber’s executive team, which consists of former executives from AT&T, CenturyLink, and Wave Broadband, either grew up in the Northwest or have spent the better part of 30 years living here. That local ownership and market familiarity is an important part of the company mindset and culture.