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New Gigabit Service!

Bozeman Fiber is entering its next stage of its expansion and is pleased to announce the free upgrade of its Broadband connection for small and medium sized businesses to 1 gigabit/second. That’s a 4-10x increase in download speeds at no additional cost. In offering this service, Bozeman becomes one of the...

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The Growing Fiber Movement

The city of Oxnard, California has officially started the process of implementing a citywide Fiber network that would bring high-speed internet to the whole town. Oxnard mayor Tim Flynn stated “This is a crucial pathway to economic development and the ability to attract advanced businesses that offer high-paying jobs in...

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Added Value of Fiber

The University of Colorado created a study that showed that high speed internet can add an average of 3.1% (or $2,000 to $5,400) to a home’s value. Furthermore, there is data to suggest that there is a 7% difference in value between a house with 25 Megabits compared to ...

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Bozeman named one of the best places to live by Time Magazine

Time Magazine recently voted Bozeman, MT one of the best places to live in 2017. It doesn’t get much more scenic than Bozeman, Mont., a picturesque college town nestled between four mountain ranges and located just 90 minutes from Yellowstone National Park. A paradise for outdoor enthusiasts, Bozeman boasts easy...

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128 East Main is connected

128 East Main is now connected with Gigabit Bozeman Fiber.  Pick from five different service providers and a wide range of packages.

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Bozeman Fiber Featured in Broadband podcast

Bozeman Fiber has been featured (again) in the Broadband Bits Podcast produced by the Institute for Local Self Reliance. This 32 minute episode features Bozeman Fiber Board of Directors President Anthony Cochenour and Board Secretary Brit Fontenot discussing how Bozeman Fiber is doing two months after launching...

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Bozeman Fiber Completes First Phase, Connects City, County, Schools

Bozeman Fiber has completed it’s fiber links to the anchor tenants on the network, including the City of Bozeman, County offices, and Bozeman Public Schools. Business customer connections are underway. The network is bringing enhanced competition and choice of service providers, with three service providers offering services on the network–the...

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Why Broadband Matters: A Look at it's Impact and Application for Cities

Communications services and technological innovations should be accessible and affordable to all because of the implications they have for sustained economic development. The three elements supporting the success of technology in cities are broadband1 (commonly understood as high-speed Internet) access, broadband adoption (understanding how it can be used) and the...

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The Digital Divide and Economic Benefits of Broadband Access

Introduction This issue brief provides an overview of the state of broadband in the United States using the most recent data available from the 2014 American Community Survey and building on the Council of Economic Advisers’ previous analysis of the digital divide. Much progress has been made connecting Americans to...

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