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What is aFiberCity®?

East Hartford FiberCity® is more than just a superfast fiber connection to homes and businesses. It will futureproof your city for generations to come, boost its economy and enable Smart City applications to make for a great place to live, work and play.

East Hartford FiberCity® is being built citywide, meaning we pass each and every home and business, enabling every household opportunity to connect, closing the digital divide.

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East Hartford FiberCity® is providing residents and businesses throughout the city with an exceptional Internet Service Provider, Flume Internet, who prides itself on delivering the best internet service possible. You can find out more about Flume Internet below.



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FrequentlyAsked Questions

  • Who is SiFi Networks?

    SiFi Networks is an international network developer, who funds, builds and operates community wide state of the art fiber networks enabling Internet Service Providers to deliver next generation applications including superfast internet, video and phone.

  • Is SiFi Networks the Internet Service Provider?

    No, SiFi Networks is not the Internet Service Provider we partner with exceptional Internet Service Providers who have excellent customer service and competitive pricing.

  • Who is the Internet Service Provider?

    Flume Internet is your internet service provider. Flume will offer excellent customer service levels, competitive prices and a wide selection of product offerings. Find out more about Flume here

  • What services will they be offering?

    They will be offering a range of different services from 100MB to 10G. You will be able to choose from internet only to triple play (internet, video and Phone).

  • Can I pre-subscribe now?

    You can pre-subscribe to service now with Flume Internet at

  • How is the project being built?

    You’ll see fiber cable being buried in either a small incision at the side of the roadway, or in the green space behind the curb or next to the sidewalk.

  • Can you fix my driveway cracks?

    Unfortunately, we are unable to offer this service as it is not a city restoration project.

  • Do I need a new TV and Computer to receive service?

    No you can continue to use your existing TV and computer.

  • Can I still park in the street during construction?

    Yes, as long as the area isn’t coned off with orange cones. If it is then there is still an activity that needs to be completed.

  • Are Tax payer dollars paying for this?

    No. This is a privately funded project with no tax payer’s dollars used.

  • Who do I call if I want to sign up for service?

    You can get in touch directly with your Internet Service Provider Flume

  • Are you building on my property?

    No we will not be building on your property.

  • Will I receive the same TV channels as before?

    You can find out what packages are available with your internet service provider Flume Internet

  • How long will the construction last on my street?

    Construction will move through your street quickly and efficiently. We will lay the fiber and reinstate the street and greenspace. All of this will take just a few days.

  • How much will the internet cost?

    SiFi Networks doesn’t control pricing but the Internet Service Provider will be competitively priced and provide more choice to East Hartford.

  • Will fiber be available to every neighborhood in East Hartford?

    Once the network is complete fiber will be available to every neighborhood in East Hartford, closing the digital divide. If you live in a private development your housing association or landlord may need to provide us with additional permissions before we can bring services in.

  • I am a tenant, how do I get fiber?

    If you are a tenant it is important that you notify your landlord/property manager to let them know you want fiber. Get your neighbors involved too and create demand!

    We will need to speak to the landlord/property manager to get their permission to bring fiber to your building  Visit our tenant page for more information.

  • What happens once I have pre-subscribed?

    Your Internet Service Provider will inform you as soon as service is available and an install team will contact you to find out a suitable time to install the equipment.

  • Do I need to be at home during the installation of the equipment? If so how long will it take?

    Yes there must be someone over the age of 18 at home at the time of installation. Install teams will call you to schedule a time that is convenient for you to come and install your equipment. Installation takes approximately between 90 minutes to 2 hours.