Dan Miller, Curator PR for Ziply Fiber
Ziply® Fiber brings Priest River, Idaho the state’s fastest internet
Residents can now access speeds up to 10 Gig, and Ziply provides the reliability of fiber internet for as little as $20/month
Kirkland, Washington (May 15, 2023) – Ziply® Fiber,
the fastest internet service provider in the Northwest, announced today that its ultra-high-speed, 100-percent fiber-optic network is now ready for service in Priest River, Idaho
. The launch will enable Ziply’s popular “Gig-speed” service and its industry-leading 10 Gig, 5 Gig and 2 Gig residential services to nearly 800 addresses throughout the city.
“We couldn’t be more excited to provide the families, residents and businesses of Priest River with ultra-fast and reliable fiber internet,” said Harold Zeitz, CEO of Ziply Fiber. “Ziply Fiber believes in the power of connectivity, which is why we are very proud to be launching our network here today. Connecting Priest River is another step in equitable access to high-speed internet for another great community.”
With multi-gig services available, this launch not only makes Ziply Fiber the fastest internet provider in the city, but it also means Priest River will have the fastest household internet speeds in the Northwest and be among the fastest cities in the nation, even faster than most major metropolitan areas.
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:
- 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 Fiber 50/50 plan, which at $20/month provides all the reliability of fiber at an affordable price with no annual contract requirement
- Ziply Fiber’s most popular Gig-speed plan
- The company’s ultra-fast, high-capacity 2-gig, 5-gig or 10-gig connections
Ziply Fiber Investing in Priest River, Idaho
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/new-fiber-locations/Idaho/Priest-River.
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/construction-feedback
The work in Priest River 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.
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’s mindset and culture.