Tag Archives | Digital 395

Update on Inyo’s Obsidian Project

By Deb Murphy Inyo County’s 21st Century Obsidian Project was born on a long road trip to the west side of the mountains. Kevin Carunchio and Brandon Shults, Chief Administrative Officer and Information Services Director, respectively, spent the time trying to figure out how to bring high speed internet access to all the small nooks […]

 
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Digital 395 plays key safety role in Round Fire

– Press release from California Broadband Cooperative In less than a year following its completion, the Digital 395 network continues to quietly demonstrate its extraordinary value to California’s Eastern Sierra Region. In the midst of the recent fires in Mono County, California Broadband Cooperative’s (CBC) fiber optic network worked uninterrupted to provide critical communications to First Responders and other […]

 
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Digital 395 nears completion

The last cabling for the backbone of the Digital 395 project will go in next Thursday, according to Michael Ort of Praxis which is the builder of the project. Ort said after the final splice next week,  his crews will install cabling in Lone Pine and complete some community anchor hook-ups with final completion expected […]

 
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Broadband forum examines benefits of improved internet

Mammoth Lakes already has more bandwidth for some internet service, thanks to the completion of Digital 395 in town. Other communities will benefit too as construction moves toward completion. Today in Bishop, officials from all over the Eastern Sierra planned to sit down and talk about broadband. The Eastern Sierra Connect Regional Broadband Consortium planned […]

 
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CPUC officially grants $10 million to Digital 395 for completion

As expected, the California Public Utilities Commission did vote to approve $10 million in state money to Digital 395 to complete the fiber optic line project. Originally, California Broadband Cooperative, the owner of Digital 395, received roughly $20 million from the State and $80 million in federal stimulus funds. According to the PUC resolution approving […]

 
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More time and money for Digital 395

According to a California Public Utilities Commission notice, additional state funds may become available to complete the Digital 395 project in Inyo and Mono. A resolution that would provide more than $10 million in additional funds will go before the PUC September 5th. This unique project links southern California with northern Nevada and beyond with […]

 
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Nate Greenberg, Digital 395 co-ordinator.

Digital 395 and better internet service draws near

When the Mammoth Town Council last met, Nate Greenberg, who is co-ordinator for the Digital 395 project, spoke to the Council about issues related to this major undertaking. But it was Councilman John Eastman’s question that most relates to the public. Eastman asked Greenberg when Digital 395 would be complete and when customers could get […]

 
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Digital 395 crews to install conduit in City of Bishop streets

Public Works News Release Digital 395 Work to Start in BishopThe contractors installing Digital 395 are expected to start installing conduit on city streets as  early as this Thursday, 4 April. Work is expected to continue for several weeks. The work on City of Bishop streets is under an agreement with California Broadband Cooperative, the group that […]

 
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