Gigabit Squared is committed to connect as much of the Seattle area as possible to gigabit-speed fiber and wifi. We’ve said from the outset that it is our goal to provide access to the entire community.
Gigabit Squared Seattle will initially build out fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) and fiber-to-the-business (FTTB) in 14 announced neighborhoods (see coverage here), connected with the excess capacity that will be leased from the City’s fiber network. Gigabit Squared Seattle’s technology will be offering gigabit speeds that are multiple times faster than the typical high-speed connection.
The initial neighborhoods were selected in conjunction with our project partners, the City of Seattle and the University of Washington, as well as market research and aggregate demand from specific areas. Our engineering and build teams are working to activate service in our announced neighborhoods in early 2014 so that we can expand our scope to other areas that have expressed interest.
Gigabit Squared Seattle will include a wireless neighborhood cloud in its wired neighborhoods providing Gigabit Squared Seattle’s customers with mobile access. The fiber network, the wireless network, and wireless neighborhood cloud will work together and provide citywide broadband wired and wireless network and Internet services opening up limitless possibilities to Seattle residents.