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UTOPIA Fiber to Launch State’s First Residential 10 Gig Service

January 10th, 2018

Utah residents to have fastest internet speeds in the nation Murray, UTAH (Jan 10, 2018) — UTOPIA Fiber, Utah’s local fiber optic network, today launched the state’s first 10 gig residential service offering, providing Utah residents with the fastest Internet speeds in the nation.  Referring to the speed in which data flows over the Internet, […]

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High-speed fiber build-outs continue in West Valley City

August 28th, 2017

West Valley City and UTOPIA Fiber complete additional sections of the network Murray, Utah (August 28, 2017) — UTOPIA Fiber has recently completed one of the largest neighborhoods on their network in West Valley City, providing 2,000 more homes access to their service. With their ongoing building efforts, UTOPIA Fiber has expanded to over 3,500 […]

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UTOPIA Fiber Moves to New Offices

April 27th, 2017

Interactive Demo Space to Offer Customers Hands-on Fiber Experience Murray, UTAH (April 25, 2017) — UTOPIA Fiber, Utah’s local fiber optic network , is moving into new office space in Murray that will include an interactive Demo Space to showcase the bandwidth capabilities of the powerful UTOPIA Fiber network. “Fiber allows us to do so […]

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High-speed fiber build-outs continue in Layton

September 27th, 2016

Layton City and UTOPIA Fiber complete additional sections of the network Layton, Utah (September 27, 2016) — With UTOPIA Fiber’s continued growth and expansion efforts, two additional neighborhoods of Layton have opened up for service, completing these build-outs well ahead of schedule. Layton City’s residents, city buildings and businesses have access to speeds up to […]

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UTOPIA is neither gone nor forgotten

March 23rd, 2016

  Check out this article from the Daily Herald written by Genelle Pugmire on March 23, 2016. It has been nearly two years since the Orem City Council rejected a proposal by Macqaurie Capital Group to operate a fiber-optic network for the cities that make up UTOPIA. To recap what has happened since then, the […]

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UTOPIA Announces New Executive Director Roger Timmerman

February 11th, 2016

Former Vice President of Engineering for Vivint Wireless approved by board WEST VALLEY CITY, UTAH (Feb. 8, 2016) — The Utah Telecommunication Open Infrastructure Agency (UTOPIA) board approved the hiring of Roger Timmerman as the organization’s Executive Director. “As UTOPIA enters a new period of growth, it is vital to find a leader like Roger […]

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UTOPIA’s “fiber highway” offers roadmap to greater competition for premise telecommunications services

February 10th, 2015

Article was originally published on Eldo Telecom on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 A major complaint about Internet service in the United States is legacy incumbent telephone and cable companies lack incentive to provide better value and customer service and to build out their networks to fully serve communities and neighborhoods and not just selected segments. […]

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Hamlet Homes Breaks Ground on New Townhome Community

September 18th, 2013

  UTOPIA is thrilled to be a part of Hamlet Homes, newest community, Carlisle Place.   CITY OF SOUTH SALT LAKE, UT (September 17, 2013) – Officials from Hamlet Homes (www.hamlethomes.com) and the City of South Salt Lake broke ground today on a new townhome community called Carlisle Place located at the intersection of 700 […]

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Beehive Broadband

July 10th, 2013

Beehive Broadband released a statement on June 10th regarding joining the UTOPIA network. Beehive Broadband Joins the UTOPIA Network Lake Point, Utah 07-10-2013 An affiliate of 50-year-old rural telephone company, Beehive Telephone, Beehive Broadband has partnered with UTOPIA to provide fiber optic internet connections to residential and business customers within the UTOPIA network cities, which […]

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UTOPIA Statement on Provo City, Google Fiber Partnership Announcement

April 18th, 2013

UTOPIA member cities and employees congratulate Provo City on the opportunity to become the third Google Fiber city in the U.S. “This announcement validates the vision our member cities have been working toward since they undertook the project of delivering ultrahigh-speed broadband to their constituents 11 years ago,” said Todd Marriott, Executive Director of UTOPIA.  […]

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