Ziply Fiber, created from assets purchased from Frontier Communications, is offering 5-gigabit and 2-gigabit residential fiber broadband to nearly 170,000 residential customers in 60 communities in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. The company stated it plans to offer similar services in most of its footprint, which also includes Montana, by the middle of this year.
The announcement follows a successful initial offering of the two high-speed fiber broadband services in its headquarters city, Kirkland, WA. The services should become available in parts of Montana in this quarter.
Among the cities where Ziply has launched the 5-gigabit and 2-gigabit broadband services are:
- Washington – Albion, Bothell, Brier, Camas, Edmonds, Everett, Garfield, Kenmore, Kirkland, Lynnwood, Marysville, Oakesdale, Palouse, Pullman, Redmond, Rosalia, Sedro-Woolley, Snohomish, Sultan, Tekoa, and Woodland
- Oregon – Beaverton, Cornelius, Dayton, Dundee, Forest Grove, Hillsboro, Lafayette, Lake Oswego, McMinnville, Newberg, Portland, Sherwood, Tigard, Tualatin. and Wilsonville
- Idaho – Blanchard, Bonners Ferry, Coeur d’Alene, Hayden, and Weippe.
“Technology infrastructure is essential for growth and innovation. Fast internet is critical for our modern lives in Everett, both at home and at work,” said Mayor Cassie Franklin of Everett, WA. “We are proud to have Ziply Fiber as a civic partner and we can’t wait to see what Everett residents and businesses do with its lightning-fast service.”
“Just like we manage our network to ensure there’s enough capacity to meet the needs of all of our customers, we’re also always looking to the future when it comes to bandwidth and capacity needs at home,” said Harold Zeitz, CEO of Ziply Fiber. “We absolutely believe that people’s use of the internet should not be constrained by what is simply the most popular technology or speed today, which is why we’re excited to bring these advancements forward across our entire fiber footprint in the months and years to come.”