The cities of Fort Pierce and Gainesville, Florida will be making investements in fiber optics to improve broadband access to their citizens.
Fort Pierce is launching a multi-phase effort to expand broadband capabilities in their community of 45,000. Fort Pierce Utilities Authority (FPUA) has hired Fujitsu Network Communications to plan, design, and deploy the network first in the Lincoln Park neighborhood and eventually city-wide. CLICK HERE for more on the Fort Pierce project.
In Gainesville, City Commissioners have approved a plan to use $9.6 million from the American Rescue Plan to invest in fiber, beginning in East Gainesville which was identified as in the greatest need for bettter broadband. CLICK HERE for more on the Gainesville story.
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