Spiral Internet’s Gigabit Project Funding Goes to Vote and Needs Your Help

On December 3, 2015, the California Public Utilities Commission is scheduled to vote on Spiral Internet’s (as Bright Fiber Network) gigabit fiber optic Internet network project. We have worked long and hard for almost three years to obtain this funding. Now in this one final push, we need your help.

The network will have [...]

Spiral Internet Celebrates 9th Anniversary

It was on May 1, 2006 when Nevada County Community Network (NCCN) turned over the reigns to Chip and myself. It was a technologically bumpy ride for the first few days as — unbeknown to us — the NCCN dial-up access numbers were shut off over that initial weekend before we could alert the [...]

The War to Curtail Faster Internet Access

As many new homeowners, and even business owners, have discovered recently, AT&T (our local incumbent telephone company) is dropping the ball big time when it comes to DSL service. Also, the telcos and the cable companies, Comcast in particular, are fighting gigabit fiber optic network construction across the country. They are loud, and can [...]