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Fiber optic internet available in Palouse

 

October 21, 2021

Dan Miller I Curator

An employee of Ziply Fiber splices fiber optics lines to bring high speed internet to Palouse.

PALOUSE - The internet got a lot faster in Palouse on Oct. 15.

Ziply™ Fiber and the Port of Whitman County began providing full fiber optic service to residents and businesses.

"The network enables 'Gig-speed' or Gigabit fiber internet, streaming TV, and fiber-based phone services for the first time in the city," said Harold Zeitz, CEO of Ziply Fiber.

The same 1 gigabit per second service went live in Rosalia last summer.

It's part of a five-city partnership between the port and Ziply Fiber to build fiber internet in Whitman County. Builds in Garfield, Oakesdale, and Tekoa and are under c...



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