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Ziply™ Fiber’s ultra-high-speed fiber-optic internet network
ready for service in Potlatch, ID
Residences and businesses will have immediate access to gig-speed fiber internet and phone services; Ziply to continue building area’s fastest residential internet
Kirkland, Wash. (December 3, 2021) – Ziply™ Fiber announced today that the first portion of its ultra-high-speed, 100-percent fiber-optic network in Potlatch, Idaho, has been lit-up and is ready for service, enabling “Gig-speed” or Gigabit fiber connectivity to hundreds of residences and businesses for the first time ever in the city. The company will continue its work building the fastest residential internet available in the region over the next several weeks, giving area residents access to Ziply Fiber’s ultra-fast fiber Internet and phone services.
“Ziply Fiber operates on the belief that high-speed connectivity should be accessible to everyone. With today’s network launch, we are proud to offer our fiber-optic network to residents of the historic city of Potlatch,” said Harold Zeitz, CEO of Ziply Fiber. “Homes and neighborhood businesses now have access to fast and reliable internet for the first time ever. With quick and easy connections now available, we hope every resident and business in Potlatch will benefit from our work.”
With no data caps and no annual contracts for residential users, Ziply Fiber’s service launch comes at a time when more and more families and businesses are looking for fast and reliable internet to support the online needs of daily life in today’s world. 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://ziplyfiber.com/potlatch.
The work in Potlatch is part of Ziply Fiber’s commitment to invest more than $500 million over the next two to three years 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. It 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.
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.
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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