Snohomish County awarded $16.7M grant to expand broadband access

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022

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The Washington State Broadband Office today announced funding for 13 construction projects that will deliver reliable, high-speed internet access in 14 communities when completed. The $145 million in Broadband Infrastructure Acceleration grants move Washington another step closer to its ambitious goal of connecting all residents of the state to broadband infrastructure by 2028...The Snohomish County-Ziply Fiber SR530 Project will construct a Fiber to the Premise (FTTP) network across Snohomish County from the City of Arlington to the town of Darrington along the SR-530 corridor. The proposed project will enable fiber connectivity to approximately 5,598 premises. The project scope of work will include Central Office equipment and network infrastructure upgrades to enable gigabit connectivity at each end user location. From Arlington the network will connect Trafton, Cicero. Oso, Rowan, Hazel, Whitehorse, and Darrington.

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