Gigabit Seattle – Offering gigabit speeds that are 1000 times faster … OMG!

Gigabit Seattle’s goal is to build out fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) and fiber-to-the-business (FTTB) in 14 demonstration neighborhoods, connected together with the excess capacity that Gigabit Seattle will lease from the City’s own fiber network. The bottom line is that Gigabit Seattle’s technology, will be offering gigabit speeds that are 1000 times faster than the typical high-speed connection.To provide initial coverage beyond those 14 demonstration neighborhoods, a gigabit broadband wireless umbrella will be built to cover the City providing point-to-point wireless access up to a gigabit. This wireless coverage will provide network and Internet services to customers that don’t have immediate access to fiber anywhere in the City.

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Service to many of the neighborhoods will begin in early 2014.



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