Banks, Business, infrastructure

Ziply Fiber starting work on new fiber-optic network along Main Street

The city of Banks announced that Kirkland, Wash.-based telecom company Ziply Fiber will begin building a new fiber-optic network along Main Street between Sunset Avenue and Wilkes Street on April 12 or 13.

The city sent out an email on April 6 announcing that construction will take place between 7:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m.

In a March 31 press release, Ziply Fiber said the company plans to “invest more than $500 million” to build an all-fiber-optic network in suburban and rural communities in the Northwest. The company also has projects in Washington and Idaho, as well as California.

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