Mayor Mike McGinn announces plan to develop “ultra-fast broadband network”

The lowdown: Seattle mayor Mike McGinn today announced an agreement with broadband developer Gigabit Squared to operate a high-speed fiber network in Seattle in 12 neighborhoods using the city’s unused “dark fiber” network. We’ve updated the story below, including more detailed information about the test project. Here’s the full press release. UPDATE 11:40 A.M. A… Read More