The City of Fort Dodge, Iowa has joined CBAN as our newest Community Member!
Fort Dodge, a city of just over 25,000 in north central Iowa, is currently conducting research into the possibility of a community-owned fiber network. In November 2019, voters in Fort Dodge authorized the creation of a municipal telecommunications utility by a vote of 72% yes to 28% no.
Fort Dodge is the county seat and largest city in Webster County, Iowa and is currently served by Mediacom and Frontier. The rest of the county, including rural areas and small towns, have fiber-to-the-home service offered by small, community-owned telephone companies.
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