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Digital 395 nears completion

The last cabling for the backbone of the Digital 395 project will go in next Thursday, according to Michael Ort of Praxis which is the builder of the project. Ort said after the final splice next week,  his crews will install cabling in Lone Pine and complete some community anchor hook-ups with final completion expected […]

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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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More time and money for Digital 395

According to a California Public Utilities Commission notice, additional state funds may become available to complete the Digital 395 project in Inyo and Mono. A resolution that would provide more than $10 million in additional funds will go before the PUC September 5th. This unique project links southern California with northern Nevada and beyond with […]

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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 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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Digital 395 moves ahead on schedule

The project that will bring serious broadband internet and wireless communication capacity to Inyo, Mono and Kern counties continues on schedule with environmental permits close to done and plans to dig trenches and install cables not far off. Michael Ort of Praxis and California Broadband updated the Eastern Sierra Council of Governments on Friday. Ort […]

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