Cities of Farmington & Farmington Hills Will Share One of the Nation’s Fastest Open Access Fiber Networks to Deliver 10 Gpbs, Among Fastest Speeds in U.S.
At a press conference this morning, officials from SiFi Networks and the Cities of Farmington Hills and Farmington announced the official construction launch of the Farmington Area FiberCity®
project, a revolutionary fiberoptic infrastructure investment that will bring a fast, affordable, and reliable all-fiber internet network to every home, business, and institution in both cities. Vicki Barnett, Mayor, City of Farmington Hills
; Gary Mekjian, City Manager, City of Farmington Hills
; Sara Bowman
, Mayor, City of Farmington, David Murphy, Farmington City Manager
and Marcus Bowman
, Community Relations Manager, SiFi Networks
explained that the over $70 million project
, which is being funded privately, will provide access to all of the Farmington area’s nearly 50,000 households, businesses and institutions
, with speeds up to 10 Gbps enabled (Gigabits per second)—eliminating buffering and internet slowdowns—among the fastest residential internet speeds available in the United States.