PBS NewsHour is running a series about broadband that will give Nevada County residents a good overview about why having a 100% fiber optic network built here is imperative. Last night’s “Streaming Video Goes From Media ‘Stepping Stone’ to Major Player” will show you why abandoning your cable or satellite packages, if you haven’t [...]
Federally Funded Projects
In early 2010, two broadband projects were funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act that will have impact in Nevada County.
(1) The Central Valley Next-Generation Broadband Infrastructure Project
This $66M project provides a redundant fiber-optic backbone that goes through 18 counties including western Nevada County. 80% of the project [...]
Viable Internet solution project identified for county written by Matthew Renda, The Union (reprinted)
An Internet infrastructure project scheduled for immediate commencement is expected to provide a viable solution to the region’s persistent Internet problems.
“This marks the beginning of a new era for Internet access for Nevada County,” said John Paul of Spiral [...]