This company plans to spend $100 million wiring Lexington for gigabit internet service

This company plans to spend $100 million wiring Lexington for gigabit internet service

Beth Musgrave | Lexington Herald Leader

An Indiana company plans to spend between $70 and $100 million building a fiber-optic network that would make ultra high-speed gigabit internet service available throughout Lexington’s urban service area, city officials said Monday.

“This will make Lexington the largest gigabit city in the country,” said Lexington Mayor Jim Gray.

Gigabit speed is equivalent to transferring data at 1,000 megabits per second. Lexington’s average internet speed is 16.2 megabits per second, according to studies…(Read the full story)

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