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The Personal Benefits of Your Community-Owned Network

November 20th, 2012

  Shortly before I started grad school in 2005, I got a laptop that had built in WiFi. To help some of us “old timers” who hadn’t been in school for some time, the university had refresher courses to help us remember what we had once learned and perhaps forgotten since undergrad days. I believe […]

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UTOPIA in Centerville

November 16th, 2012

Centerville Becomes First UTOPIA City to Achieve 100 Percent on Construction of Backbone for Ultra-High-Speed Fiber-Optic Network  Construction of city’s major trunk lines completed in 1 ½ years due to federal stimulus funds; 22 percent of single-family homes subscribe to the network in just 15 months Salt Lake City (November 16, 2012) – Centerville City […]

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Innovation with Fiber

November 14th, 2012

UTOPIA isn’t Google, and Utah isn’t Kansas City, but what is happening in KC provides an instructive lesson on the power of innovation. As Google starts to connect residential customers to its gigabit fiber network, a funny thing is happening: because the roll-out is residential first, start-ups in the area are renting and buying homes […]

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Centerville is Connected!

November 12th, 2012

By Mayor Ron Russell Several years ago, Centerville City joined with 10 other Utah cities to form the UTOPIA fiber optic network. We were pioneers, taking on a project with unknown challenges and the promise of unlimited potential. Like the other cities, we viewed the development of true high-speed fiber-optic connectivity for our citizens as […]

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Noah Webster Academy Saves with UTOPIA Network

November 8th, 2012

Noah Webster Academy is a charter school (K through 6th) in Orem, and represents a partnership of students, parents, teachers and administration who are committed to common objectives and to creating a safe, nurturing, disciplined environment. The Academy is committed to inspiring excellence in students through a curriculum that is classical in nature. Seeing that […]

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