The city of Eugene and its partners are seeking to spend $3.8 million to expand their fledging high-speed Internet fiber network throughout downtown Eugene.
Project supporters say the expansion of the network to about 120 buildings would help the city’s growing technology sector and lay the groundwork for the delivery of cheaper, faster Internet service citywide.
The total cost is estimated at $3.8 million. The City Council will hear about ways to pay for it at a work session Wednesday. Options include applying for two grants employees have identified or assessing fees to buildings that want to connect to the network.
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