Municipal network study to start soon?

Happy New Year News! We’ve been notified by the City’s Chief Information Officer that the Fiber Optic project is a priority for the Mayor’s Office in 2020, with timeline planning meetings being after the holidays. Look for an update from us in the second week of January. 

No news is good news, we think

In July, our coalition was invited by Mayor Narkewicz to help refine a RFP (Request for Proposal) to study the viability of a municipal network for the city. This was shortly after the City Council approved funding for this first study, which is to survey the community. We traded a few emails with Antonio Pagan, …

Pros and cons of fiber to the home

While our coalition wants the city to create a municipal network, we also see our role as part educational. That’s because some of us work in the IT industry. In this post we look at the pros and cons of fiber to the home (FTTH). Fiber means an optical glass cable. Signals are transmitted using …