February Monthly Update

February 26th, 2021

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Another month has flown by, and that means it’s time for another monthly update! This past month we secured an additional round of funding totaling $52.5 million, made fiber available to an additional 909 addresses, and released the final video in our Residential Fiber Installation Series. Read on to see what we accomplished this February.

Footprint Releases

  • We completed our entire MD011 footprint this month, connecting 434 additional addresses in Midvale City to the fastest and top-rated Internet service in Utah.
  • We also completed OR024 in Orem City with 475 additional homes ready to start streaming with UTOPIA Fiber! OR024A is still under construction.

UTOPIA Fiber in the news

  • This month we announced the completion of a $52.5 million funding round that will enable us to complete our original 11 cities and grow our network. This is the third round of financing UIA (our sister agency) has secured recently, attracting $113 million in the last 14 months. Check out the coverage from the Daily Herald, Standard Examiner, Yahoo Finance, and Utah Business to learn more.
  • Our CMO, Kim McKinley, and other expert panelists discussed marketing and all that it entails on the Connect This! Podcast with Chris Mitchell. You can check out the video here.
  • We’re excited to announce that The Smart Cities Fabrication Lab for Broadband Growth at Utah Valley University will be equipped with a 10 Gbps connection provided by UTOPIA Fiber. We are honored to be involved with this project; read this article to learn more.
  • This month our CMO and CEO chatted with the Broadband Bunch about our tremendous growth in 2020 and the benefits of Open Access Networks. Follow this link to hear their conversation.

Blog and Vlog posts

  • High-speed fiber broadband service can add an average of 3.1% to your home value! Check out this blog post to see why a fiber-optic connection is a great investment for your home.
  • This month we posted the final video in our Residential fiber Installation series! In the video, we walk you through how to set up your Wi-Fi router once your home is connected to our network, with the help of one of our Network Engineers! Check out the video and companion blog to see how it all works.
  • GIFs- we all know and love them. But how do we pronounce the word? We tackled this controversial topic in a blog post and investigated how to pronounce GIF.

Keep checking our TwitterFacebook, and News page for more updates, and reach out to us at communications@utopiafiber.com if you have any questions.