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McCall gears up to provide broadband internet (access required)

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McCall hopes to become a destination for tech workers, and it is looking to broadband internet to attract them. In response to an economic development summit last fall that found the McCall region had insufficient broadband internet, a regional organization ...

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Emmett adds to fiber optic network

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Emmett is continuing to add fiber optic cabling to its city-owned network, and is starting to foresee the time when all city offices and resources are hooked up. At that point, the city can start thinking about how to provide ...

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McCall region looks to grow, starting with broadband (access required)

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Idaho’s west central mountain communities such as McCall, Donnelley, and Cascade are trying to attract workers to improve their economic development, and they see improved broadband internet access as one avenue. “It’s a community issue,” said Andrew Mentzer, executive director ...

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‘Dig once’ policy could improve Idaho internet (access required)

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The most expensive part of installing fiber optic cabling to provide high-speed broadband internet to a community is the hole. Because entities such as roads, utilities and irrigation districts regularly dig up the ground anyway, some people are calling for ...

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