Daybreak Gets 1 Gig Fiber Internet Service

Feb 25, 2015

The Daybreak community in South Jordan is joining the growing list of areas that offer 1 gigabit fiber internet service.

West Valley City has partnered with telephone service provider Ooma to provide free phone service to users of the city’s fiber-optic network.

Private Company Offers Plan to Overhaul UTOPIA Network

Apr 30, 2014

The struggling fiber optic network UTOPIA may be partnering with a private company to offer high speed internet access to every home in the 11 participating Utah cities where it operates.  Australian investment firm Macquerie Capital has released a proposal to fund UTOPIA’s overhaul. It would require city-wide utility fees from every household in the network.

Mozilla Ignite Challenge Looking to Utah for Ideas

Oct 7, 2012

Glenn Ricart first came to Utah to be Chief Technology Officer for Novell.  Today he holds the same title for US Ignite, a federal initiative designed to promote the development of applications and services for ultra-fast networks.  Ricart is now spreading the word about the Mozilla Ignite Challenge, which has $485,000 available to support winning proposals.