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Cheney School District agrees to lease fiber optic capabilities

School board also sets March 11 as date for public hearing on another possible sale of the Fisher Administration Building


The Cheney School District is planning on putting some of its excess fiber optic capacity — known as “dark fiber” — to a money making use through a contract with TW Telecom.

The school board voted 4-0 at its first regular monthly meeting last Wednesday night to approve a contract with the telecommunications company to lease six strands, amounting to one tube, of district-owned fiber optic cable serving Sunset Elementary School in Airway Heights. The district has four tubes, 24 strands, total, running to the school, and is currently only using four strands for data and phone.

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