West Valley City, Utah connects to the UTOPIA FTTH network
The city-wide network becomes the cornerstone of economic development and improved quality of life.
West Valley City, UTAH – West Valley City, Utah City Manager Wayne T. Pyle announced that West Valley City is the largest fully fiber-connected city in Utah and, notably, the second largest in the States. -United. fully connected.
Pyle, who is also Chairman of the UTOPIA Fiber Board, said having UTOPIA Fiber’s broadband network throughout the city has been a boon to economic development and quality of life.
“UTOPIA Fiber is an important part of our economy in West Valley City,” Pyle said. “Not only have we been successful in attracting and retaining major employers, but now having fiber optics in every home and every business has enabled us to bridge the digital divide. Our community is a place where generations of families can enjoy an excellent quality of life, while new immigrants can join the community and prosper. This is largely due to the opportunities offered by the UTOPIA Fiber network. Everyone with access to the fastest internet in the country is leveling the playing field for everyone,” he added.
“West Valley City was one of UTOPIA Fiber’s first 11 Utah cities. They had a vision in 2002 to bring high-speed fiber to the community, and they have stayed true to that vision throughout UTOPIA’s difficult early years and turnaround in 2009. West Valley City residents reap the fruits of that vision,” Timmermann said.
“We are a big city, both in population (140,000 people) and in land mass,” said Nicole Cottle, deputy director of West Valley City and a member of the infrastructure agency’s board of directors. of Utah, the financial arm of UTOPIA Fiber. “Building West Valley City means keeping pace with our growing population and a steady pace of development.
She added that “UTOPIA Fiber has built the gold standard of fiber networking that will be around for generations and is ‘a true legacy project’.