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Behind Orem’s Actions Regarding UTOPIA

March 4th, 2013

On Wednesday, the Tribune reported on actions taken this week in Orem regarding next steps for UTOPIA, the fiber-optic network backed by 11 member cities. The purpose of Tuesday’s meeting, which was properly noticed as a discussion, not a public hearing, was for the City Council to receive information about UTOPIA and provide direction to […]

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UTOPIA is committed to building the future

February 27th, 2013

  The statement below was written by Wayne Pyle, City Manager for West Valley City and chair of the UTOPIA board. It appeared on 2-27 in the Deseret News as an OpEd. The current debate over the future of UTOPIA is not one of philosophy, whether we should continue, private versus public sector, or any of a […]

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Mapping a Route to the Best Routers

February 22nd, 2013

  Is there anyone out there who doesn’t have a wireless home network these days? With the explosion of connected devices, wireless routers are indispensable to leveraging online services and managing our digital lives. Most UTOPIA subscribers utilize a wireless router with their fiber connection. Usually, this is a perfect solution. But, if your wireless […]

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A “Life Changing” Experience with UTOPIA’s 1 Gig Connection

February 14th, 2013

  In January, we shared the experience Steve Freebairn has had with a 1 Gig connection from UTOPIA. In this post, his partner, Zach Hilton shares his. Using the UTOPIA 1Gbps connection for the past eight months has been a wonderful experience. At Freehill Productions, we deal with large amounts of data from all kinds […]

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With UTOPIA, Blendtec enjoys “a fantastic service at a great price”

February 6th, 2013

  The origins of Orem-based Blendtec begin with engineer and inventor Tom Dickson, who grew up putting big engines in little things. After revolutionizing the home wheat milling industry with patented stainless steel milling heads in the 1970s, he turned his attention to making the perfect mixer, developing an “auto knead” feature. Tom continued to […]

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UTOPIA and West Valley City

January 28th, 2013

  By Wayne Pyle City Manager West Valley City UTOPIA has become an intricate part of West Valley City’s infrastructure, residential communities, and business districts. We have been thorough in our efforts to assist residents and businesses in becoming educated on how tapping into UTOPIA’s services can be extremely beneficial for them; and our businesses […]

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Financial Statements Now Available

January 23rd, 2013

  In December, Keddington & Christensen, Certified Public Accountants, completed their annual, independent audit of the basic financial statements of both UTOPIA and UIA (Utah Infrastructure Agency) for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2012, as required by state law. In previous years, Jensen & Keddington (having been selected through RFP), performed the audit; following […]

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UTOPIA 1Gig Subscriber Shares Experience

January 21st, 2013

  Having 1Gbps Internet has been an amazing opportunity for my home and business. One of our greatest goals is to work smarter, not harder, and having such impressive Internet speed makes that possible in so many ways. I run a company that rents and supports digital cinema cameras. They are used to shoot everything […]

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American Crafts Sees Drastic Bandwidth Improvement with UTOPIA

January 7th, 2013

American Crafts of Orem was founded in 1994 by Steve and Alma Mitchell. Their initial focus was the general crafting market. In the late ‘90s, the firm’s focus shifted to creating innovative, well-designed products for the emerging scrapbooking industry. Since then, American Crafts has steadily expanded its product offering, becoming a trendsetter along the way. […]

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“I Am UTOPIA” Videos

January 4th, 2013

Our subscribers have started submitting their “I Am UTOPIA” videos. Here’s what we have received:

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