Arch Fiber Networks is excited to announce the addition of four new downtown St. Louis addresses to our fiber optic system. The buildings are a combination of commercial and residential spaces.
Building owners, city leaders, tech enthusiasts and small business owners gathered at the T-Rex technology incubator and coworking space this St. Patrick’s Day to discuss the promise of fiber Internet for Washington Avenue and the surrounding downtown area.
In a move that was not altogether unexpected, St. Louis was once again left out of the cities selected for Google’s latest round of fiber Internet expansions. According to Google, cities were selected based on the effort they put into bringing about fiber Internet communities. Google Fiber’s website does not list St. Louis as either an “upcoming fiber city” or a “potential fiber city.”
A few weeks ago, we wrote about a consumer survey that found that FTTH was the most in-demand amenity among young people, surpassing even an in-unit washer and dryer. That same consumer survey also reported some interesting findings concerning FTTH as an opportunity for the owners of multiple-dwelling-unit properties (MDUs).
Hurricane Electric, one of the largest providers of wholesale broadband that you’ve probably never heard of, is now partnering with Arch Fiber Networks to offer cost-effective Internet connections to St. Louis businesses.
A survey conducted this past summer by the independent research group RVA LLC determined that owners of multiple-dwelling-unit (MDUs) properties could be missing out on a key demographic by not investing in better broadband speeds.
We’ve been pounding the pavement speaking with property managers and building owners along Wash Ave., and I think it’s safe to say, you’ll be seeing a LOT more of Arch Fiber.
We are excited to announce a major new expansion in our network coverage area. Arch Fiber Networks is now capable of serving customers along Market and Chestnut Streets in downtown St. Louis. For the many businesses along this route, fiber Internet is now a real, cost-effective connectivity option.
AT&T has decided not to immediately invest in gigabit Internet for the city of St. Louis, due to pending legislation on the issue of net neutrality.
Arch Fiber Networks is extremely excited to announce the addition of two new buildings to its existing fiber network, at 701 Washington Avenue and 100 N. Tucker Boulevard. Arch Fiber will run 12 new fiber cables to the two buildings.