Tag Archives | Public Utilities Commission


High-speed internet ahead?

Race Telecommunications of San Francisco has applied for many State grants to develop internet in underserved areas. The Public Utilities Commission will vote to possibly approve a $4.65 million grant to the company to build broadband in Crowley, Aspen Springs, Sunny Slopes and Chalfant. A draft resolution will go before the Commission on June 26th. […]

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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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Still no internet for Crowley, Swall

Last week, Verizon officials told Sierra Wave Media that high speed internet service in Crowley Lake, scheduled for March, was now available. However, residents in the Crowley community reported to us that they can not get service. Verizon first drew the attention of the Public Utilities Commission when they erected overhead fiber optic lines without […]

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Verizon says internet service starting in Crowley, Swall

UPDATE:  Three residents in the Crowley area have told us they do not have access to new high speed internet service through Verizon.  Jarryd Gonzales of Verizon is checking further.  Stay tuned. ***** Mono Supervisors and citizens complained to the Public Utilities Commission earlier this year about Verizon’s failure to provide high speed internet service […]

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PUC rejects Verizon request for delay

When Verizon was caught overheading fiber optic lines without permission in the Highway 395 Scenic corridor, the Public Utilities Commission punished them by requiring that Verizon install high speed internet service in Crowley Lake and Swall Meadows. Then, Verizon failed to meet the deadline. Now, the PUC says they do not accept Verizon’s request for […]

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