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Seattle RFI for FTTH

Seattle has issued an Request for Information for a large municipal fiber to the home/business build out. Requirements are sparse other than a minimum speed of 25Mbs with easy scalability to 100Mbs, 100% citywide coverage, and a target completion date of 2015.

This is the first big US municipality with such an RFI. Seattle has a broadband penetration rate well above the national average.

Website with more info and RFI .pdf here.

$50 says Qwest submits a bid. What odds do you want?


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