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July 14, 2006 at 5:33 PM

City of Seattle reveals broadband list

Today the City of Seattle released a list of the companies that showed interest in helping to build a fiber network to individual homes and provide high bandwidth to deliver voice, video and data services. The city had put out a request to gather the information in May.

Of note are the local companies Kirkland-based Clearwire, which provides wireless broadband, and Vulcan, which is Paul Allen’s investment company.

Here’s the full list:

AboveNet

ACI Communications

ADC Telecommunications

American Muni-Com

Bechtel Telecommunications

CableRunner North America

Clearwire US

Columbia Telecommunications

Communication Technology Services

DynamicCity

Ericsson

Foundry Networks

Fujitsu Network Communications

IBM

iTown Communications

Kingston Cole & Associates

Lucent Technologies

Motorola

Nextnet Investments

PacketFront

Pannaway Technologies

Qwest

Science Applications International Corp.

Tellabs North America

US MetroNets

Verizon Business

Vulcan

Zoomy Communications

For more information, check out the report a taskforce completed that ultimately recommended the city pursue developing a fiber network to the home.

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