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Tulalip Tribes build high-speed network on reservation


The Tulalip Tribes of Washington completed work on a fiber-optic network that will bring high-speed Internet and cable television to homes on the reservation.

The network reaches every part of the 22,000-acre reservation. It replaces the old copper wire system. "It was either go out of business or upgrade," Quil Ceda Village deputy general manager Steve Gobin told The Everett Herald.

The tribe is testing the new network in preparation for launch in November. Residents will be able to get online, watch movies on demand and view the tribe's two cable channels.

Get the Story:
Tulalips wired for Web, television (The Everett Herald 9/18)

Relevant Links:
Tulalip Tribes - http://www.tulaliptribes-nsn.gov

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