The latest news from the Fiber team
Webpass goes Mile High with the last mile
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Webpass is adding a new pin to the map today: Denver. The company has identified its first apartment community to receive Webpass service. Residents across the Mile-High City, whose buildings are wired with Ethernet, will be able to contact Webpass and sign up for superfast Internet service — up to a gigabit per second!
To lead and grow our local business, we have hired General Manager, Roger Fitch. Roger has worked in telecom and Internet for nearly 30 years and brings plenty of local expertise to our new home office in Denver.
Webpass Denver launch team
Webpass is currently building out its local data center stack that will allow installation of point-to-point wireless radios to provide service to customers.
We can’t wait for Denverites to experience the difference of Webpass Internet — from a fast and seamless install experience, to high-touch, dedicated customer support. With Webpass, customers are connected with superfast speeds of up to a gigabit, perfect for cutting the cord or running your small business.
Customers can learn more about our service
, or contact 1-800-WEBPASS.
Posted by Charles Barr, founder, Webpass
Google Fiber arrives in Raleigh: announcing customer signups and our new Fiber Space
Wednesday, February 01, 2017
Just five months after launching in Morrisville, today Google Fiber is accepting sign-ups for residents and businesses in the North Hills, midtown area of
. Those who sign up will have the opportunity to join the many Morrisville residents now using Google Fiber. If you live in the broader Triangle, check your address and be among the first to know where we go next, at
Google Fiber installation van, Raleigh skyline. Van art by Adam Dixon; photographed by Stephen Sugg
We’re also happy to announce the grand opening of our brand new Raleigh Fiber Space, in the historic 518 West Jones building in Glenwood South. Come step inside and take Google Fiber’s superfast Gigabit Internet and TV for a spin. Our first community event takes place this week during
Raleigh First Friday
. In celebration of our local artist community and to kick off Black History Month, we are unveiling the latest addition to Raleigh’s mural scene, created by Victor Knight, III, as well as some of his other works. Providing beats for the evening will be local legend, 9th Wonder. We hope you can join us!
Grand opening of the Google Fiber Space in Raleigh. Photographed by Aaron Lindberg
Finally, we’re continuing our work in the community to help those most impacted by the digital divide. We’re thrilled to share today that we’re preparing to serve our first Gigabit Communities property at The Oaks in the coming months. Gigabit Communities is a Google Fiber program that brings free gigabit Internet to residents in select public and low-income housing properties. We know that digital literacy is an important component of any inclusion program, so we’ve been working closely with nonprofits across the Triangle, including Code the Dream, The Forge Institute and ThinkHouse, and to support
digital inclusion fellows
at the Kramden Institute and the Triangle Literacy Council.
Raleigh residents in North Hills, midtown will be able to sign up for one of the following plans:
for more information
Eligible small businesses can sign up for
one of three
Our teams remain hard at work building one of the largest infrastructure projects in Triangle history and we can’t wait for even more customers in the Triangle to give Fiber a try. You can track our construction progress on our website:
. And if you live in an apartment building, while you’re there you can check out our
to see if your building is on track to get Fiber soon.
Posted by Erik Garr, Southeast Regional Manager, Google Fiber
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