CPUC Commission Approves Funding for Spiral’s Gigabit Internet Network Project in Nevada County

At 10:47am today, during the California Public Utilities Commission meeting in San Francisco, the Commission voted (4-1) to approve $16.7M in funding from the California Advanced Services Fund (CASF) for Spiral Internet’s Bright Fiber Network project in western Nevada County. The grant ($16.2M) and loan ($500k) will provide 60% funding for the project. The [...]

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 [...]