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Ziply® Fiber goes live with the first phase of Lake Stevens multi-gig build

Residents can now have the reliability of fiber for as little as $20/month

 

Kirkland, Wash. (November 8, 2022) – Ziply® Fiber announced today that its ultra-high-speed, 100-percent fiber-optic network is now ready for service in Lake Stevens, Washington, enabling its popular “Gig-speed” service and its industry-leading 5-gig and 2-gig residential services to the first set of hundreds of homes throughout the city.

“I am grateful for Ziply’s efforts to bring connectivity options for the citizens of Lake Stevens who can now get the benefit of competition and faster internet,” said Brett Gailey, Mayor, City of Lake Stevens. “The City is happy to have worked on this project with Ziply over the last few years and it is great to see the benefits of that work.”

In total, more than 12,000 homes and businesses will have access to Ziply Fiber’s fiber optic network when network construction is complete. With multi-gig services available, this launch not only makes Ziply Fiber the fastest internet provider in Lake Stevens, but it also makes Lake Stevens one of the fastest cities in the nation for household internet speeds, on par with if not faster than most major metropolitan areas.

“Ziply is proud to bring Lake Stevens the kind of internet service it deserves – the fastest and most reliable around,” said Harold Zeitz, CEO of Ziply Fiber. “I’m thrilled that individuals and families in Lake Stevens will be able to access a network capable of handling all the high-speed internet traffic we expect from this great, productive city.” 

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. Among the many service options residents can choose from are Ziply Fiber’s most popular Gig-speed plan; its Fiber 50/50 plan, which at $20/month provides all the reliability of fiber at an affordable price with no annual contract requirement; or its ultra-fast, high-capacity 2-gig or 5-gig connections.

Ziply Fiber also participates in the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), an FCC benefit program that allows qualified people to receive FREE or reduced-cost monthly internet service. To learn more about ACP, please visit ziplyfiber.com/community-discount-programs.

Ziply Fiber’s announcement comes at a time when more families and businesses need high-capacity internet to support the online needs of daily life. Ziply Fiber’s ultra-fast service requires no annual contracts and has no data caps for residential users.

New and existing customers 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 ziplyfiber.com/lakestevens. When fiber is shown as available at their address, Ziply’s existing DSL customers can upgrade by calling 1-866-699-4759.

Ziply Fiber’s goal is always to leave an area in a condition as good, if not better, than it was before construction began. If residents notice something has been missed, the company wants to know about it and asks that details be shared at ziplyfiber.com/constructioncleanup.

The work in Lake Stevens is part of Ziply Fiber’s commitment to 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.

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’s mindset and culture.