Fort Collins municipal broadband will offer first service in August

The city of Fort Collins’, CO municipal broadband enterprise, Fort Collins Connexion, will connect its first customers to high-speed internet this August. While construction began in November 2018 and the Fort Collins Connexion Broadband Business Plan calls for a construction timeline of three to four years until full build-out, the city "is working to reduce that timeline to be finished by 2021."

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