Spiral Internet and Google’s Exit from Fiber

You may have read the recent announcement that Alphabet (now the parent company of Google) was stopping the rollout of Google Fiber’s gigabit internet networks. First of all, this announcement – in no way, shape or form – affects Spiral Internet’s gigabit 100% fiber optic internet network here in Nevada County. Our project was [...]

Gigabit Project Update

We’ve been quiet here at Nevada County Connected, but Spiral’s gigabit fiber optic project has been steadily moving forward for the past three months. Before we break ground this fall, we’ve been compiling an exhaustive environmental report in the Zone A project area. This includes identifying and mapping both biological and historical assets. Given [...]

Six years ago today, 95959google started it all …

On March 14, 2010, Spiral Internet — along with a terrific team of volunteers — made the rally to get Google’s attention a reality. It was a sunny, warm early Spring day. Hundreds of people showed up to do what we do best in Nevada City … throw a parade and a party. For [...]