SiFi Networks’ CEO Ben Bawtree-Jobson met with Pacific Grove’s city manager Thomas Frutchey and the Chamber of Commerce last week to see how SiFi Networks’ fiber optic network will best serve the community.
“We are really excited to be working with such a pro-active and forward thinking city” Ben Bawtree-Jobson, CEO of SiFi Networks commented.
“We envisage the project creating an economic development platform for Pacific Grove, encouraging new businesses and ensuring that existing businesses and residents obtain the fastest and most reliable access to the internet” Ben added.
SiFi Networks is on target to complete the installation of the fiber within the next 12-14 months. Internet Service Providers are currently being selected and will be announced shortly.
“We are looking forward to the project commencing, it will bring enormous opportunity to Pacific Grove . Not only will residents and businesses have more choice in terms of service providers but they will have access to fast and reliable internet at affordable prices ” Commented Frutchey.
The city hopes that the installation of fiber will allow the city to prosper in terms of marketability.
“We are so excited about SiFi Networks’ investment in a high speed network in Pacific Grove, it will put Pacific Grove on the map .” Commented Heather Hubanks, Relationship Director at Pacific Grove Chamber of Commerce.
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SiFi Networks will be exhibiting at the Congress of Cities and Exposition in Austin, Texas on November 19-22, 2014. The event will provide a fantastic opportunity for SiFi Networks to present their gigabit fiber to the home (FTTH) infrastructures and talk to officials from across the US about how this becomes an economic tool to support business retention, attraction and growth within a community.
The Congress of Cities and Exposition is the US’ biggest educational event for city officials which showcases the most innovative ways to drive change and prepare for a community’s future. More than 2,500 city officials will attend the exposition including mayors, council members, administrators, city managers, and department directors who have the influence to impact business decisions within a community.
The event is an excellent opportunity for city officials to explore forward-thinking solutions around the theme The Future of Cities. Attendees will enjoy a series of keynote lectures, mobile workshops, training, tours and roundtable discussions on topics critical to municipalities. Topics to be covered during the event include economic development and infrastructure both of which are highly relevant to SiFi Networks’ offering.
Sara Pickstock, Marketing and Communications Director for SiFi Networks commented “We are delighted to be exhibiting at the exposition and look forward to showcasing SiFi Networks’ expertise and solutions to decision makers from across the country.”
Sara added “The theme, The Future of Cities is extremely fitting for SiFi Networks’ offering. We work with cities that want to develop their economy and make their city an attractive offering to new and existing businesses as well as attracting new residents to the city, with internet speeds 50 times faster than the national average speed.”
SiFi Networks’ expert team will be at stand 1019 showcasing the latest FTTH technologies and providing exclusive advice on how your municipality can become a superfast internet FiberCity™ .