Beginning of a Bright New Chapter

This morning, the California Public Utilities Commission approved the transfer of the Bright Fiber Network Project (which had received a $16.2M California Advanced Services Fund grant in December 2015) from Spiral Internet to Race Telecommunications. This is exciting news for Nevada County. The gigabit fiber optic internet project will now start being constructed. Race […]

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 […]

Fiber Optic Project Awarded “Telephone Utility” Status

On May 7, the California Public Utilities Commission Board voted unanimously to approve a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity for the building of western Nevada County’s gigabit fiber optic Internet network. Most importantly, this “telephone utility” status gives us “access to public rights of way in California”. This certification was critical in obtaining […]