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Free webinars on business and more

I am a board member of ESCRBC. We are having free Webinars to our communities. There is space available for 100 or one can attend the webinar at a local city or county host.  Who we are. The consortium is charged with public outreach in bridging the digital divide. With the completion of Digital 395 broadband will be […]

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Mono Supervisors: broadband, Digital 395, interim CAO

In a special meeting Tuesday, the Mono Supervisors were expected to approve a letter to the Public Utility Commission complaining that Verizon failed to meet the deadline to provide broadband internet service to Crowley Lake and Swall Meadows. Last August the California Public Utilities Commission adopted a resolution which granted Verizon $286,398 to buy equipment […]

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Digital 395 keeps up construction

Obvious in many places along Highway 395 are construction crews, heavy equipment, large spools of conduit or Fiber Optic cable between Carson City and Barstow. It’s all part of Digital 395 and Sarah Messerlian of Mono County sent out an update on the high speed internet project. As most know, this is a 583-mile-long fiber […]

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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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Bandwidth frustrations in Mammoth Lakes

Bandwidth is so restricted in the Mammoth Lakes area that residents, business owners and tourists have begun to tear their hair out as they try to get online.  For many, it’s just not happening.  Councilman Matthew Lehman agendized the issue to press Suddenlink and Verizon for information. Lehman brought up the internet frustrations at the […]

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More on Digital 395

More on our talk with Digital 395 official, Mike Ort.  When asked when the Eastern Sierra can expect expanded band-width service, Ort said the current expectation is July of 2013. Ort had earlier said construction of the new fiber optic line could start in April in Barstow and Carson City.  He also said that from […]

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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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Supervisors: Digital 395, tufa, LADWP and AB 628

Our two boards of supervisors will meet Tuesday, starting at 9am.  The Mono Supervisors had scheduled their meeting for Mammoth Lakes at the county meeting room on the third floor of the Sierra Center Mall. The Mono Board will consider approval of a license agreement for the Digital 395 broadband project for use of county […]

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