Redundancy projects on the docket

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Region 10 backs fiber expansion

  • Fiber optic cable is the primary communications link for Gunnison County phone, internet and 911 service.
    Fiber optic cable is the primary communications link for Gunnison County phone, internet and 911 service.
A countywide phone and internet outage in November underscored the need for redundancy in the valley, and Gunnison City Council on Tuesday received an update on how a backup connection might be ready. Virgil Turner, regional broadband director for Region 10, presented an update on efforts underway to improve fiber-optic infrastructure. Region 10 is an economic development nonprofit that bringsā€¦

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