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December 3, 2015
Join us to Flip the Switch and Connect Santa Fe to the Future

Countdown to Gigabit Speed!!!

 

Countdown to Gigabit Speed!!!

Mayor Gonzales and the City’s Economic Development Division invite you to celebrate activating the first gigabit district in Santa Fe through Santa Fe Fiber, the City’s innovative broadband infrastructure project.

On Monday, December 14th from 9 until from 9 until 11 AM Mayor Gonzales will be joined by special industry guests to flip the switch and experience first-hand the power and potential of gigabit-speed Internet delivered over the City’s newly completed fiber optic backbone. The community is invited to bring devices and try out the new speed!

Event Location – City of Santa Fe Offices at 500 Market Street

Event Schedule –

9am –     Coffee and Pastries

930am – Mayor Javier M. Gonzales will provide an overview of what the City has accomplished and what comes next. Special guests: David King, New Mexico Vice President of Level 3 Communications will speak briefly about the physical structure of the Internet and the role of tier one carriers globally and locally. Doug Glen, former senior executive with Metro/PCS, will discuss emerging broadband technologies and the common infrastructural core that every city must have to prepare for the future.

10am -    Mayor Gonzales will flip the switch to activate Santa Fe’s very first gigabit-speed Internet connection.

10am-11am -  Press and members of the community are invited to bring their own devices and test gigabit speed!

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