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Ziply™ Fiber lights up gig-speed fiber internet with no data caps in recovering Detroit starting Jan 6
The project will mark the company’s second new fiber build completed in Oregon
Kirkland, Wash. (Jan 6, 2021) – Ziply™ Fiber today announced that it had completed a critical phase of the fiber-optic network build-out in Detroit, Oregon, that will for the first time deliver gig-speed fiber internet and an all-new, state-of-the-art network to area residents and businesses after the massive fires and destruction in the area last year. Ziply Fiber was on the scene from the beginning of the response efforts in Detroit, delivering free WiFi, charging stations, and restoring phone service within hours. The company has replaced the old copper lines with an all-new fiber network, delivering gig-speed internet to this rural community in need, beginning Wed, Jan 6. More than 40 percent of residential and business addresses will be ready for fiber service immediately. The remainder is scheduled for completion early this year.
Those who wish to check their address for fiber availability or who would like to sign-up to be alerted when fiber internet is available at their home or business can register at https://get.ziplyfiber.com/detroit. Ziply Fiber supports local communities like Detroit to help improve internet connectivity to be on par with larger metropolitan areas throughout the nation. Residents and businesses will benefit from the significant upgrade that no data cap, gig-speed fiber internet provides when uploading and downloading content. The town reestablishes communications infrastructure, and businesses and residents prepare for the future.
“As Detroit rebuilds after a devastating year, and as we replace and upgrade the infrastructure of our own that was severely damaged by the fires, Ziply Fiber is proud to be here helping to serve a vital need for this area. Businesses and residents will now have access to the kind of reliable, blazingly-fast fiber internet that is critical to this community reestablishing itself and focusing on the future,” said Harold Zeitz, CEO of Ziply Fiber.
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 various internet, networking, and voice solutions for enterprise customers. The company will continue to support DSL and TV customers. A full listing of products and services can be found at get.ziplyfiber.com.
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.
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