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Digital 395 plays key safety role in Round Fire

– Press release from California Broadband Cooperative In less than a year following its completion, the Digital 395 network continues to quietly demonstrate its extraordinary value to California’s Eastern Sierra Region. In the midst of the recent fires in Mono County, California Broadband Cooperative’s (CBC) fiber optic network worked uninterrupted to provide critical communications to First Responders and other […]

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Broadband forum examines benefits of improved internet

Mammoth Lakes already has more bandwidth for some internet service, thanks to the completion of Digital 395 in town. Other communities will benefit too as construction moves toward completion. Today in Bishop, officials from all over the Eastern Sierra planned to sit down and talk about broadband. The Eastern Sierra Connect Regional Broadband Consortium planned […]

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Digital 395 on track

For some, time is marked by when the Digital 395 project goes into operation. It promises major, expanded and high speed internet service that will impact businesses, government agencies and individuals. According to Michael Ort of Praxis, the company in charge of construction, the project is going in like it should. Ort said that two […]

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Digital 395 gets go-ahead to build

After two years of bureaucratic steps, the project known as Digital 395 now has clearance to build a new broadband system in the Eastern Sierra. According to Michael Ort of Praxis, the company constructing Digital 395, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration which provided $80 million in funds, gave the go-ahead for construction. The State […]

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Digital 395 may start construction in April

As residents from Mammoth Lakes to Lone Pine sometimes struggle to get on the internet, the project considered the savior of the Eastern Sierra band-width situation works through environmental approvals toward construction. Digital 395 means 593 miles of new fiber optic cable buried along side Highway 395 from Barstow, through Inyo and Mono, to Carson […]

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