NOVEMBER 4, 2008 -- The Utah Telecommunication Open Infrastructure Agency (UTOPIA; search for UTOPIA) announced that Fibernet Corp. (search for Fibernet), a diversified Internet service company, has inaugurated services on UTOPIA's network. Fibernet will provide a full range of Internet services to corporate clients.
UTOPIA is a consortium of 16 Utah cities operating a fiber-optic telecommunications network that provides a competitive marketplace for telecommunications services for citizens of member cities.
"We are proud to serve many of the companies that are driving Utah's resilient economy, and they are hungry for the kind of bandwidth UTOPIA's fiber-to-the-premises network offers," said Lee Livingston, CFO of Fibernet. "UTOPIA enables us to cost-effectively provide our customers with virtually unlimited bandwidth over a carrier-class network. This will add significant value to our co-location, web hosting and other Internet services."