Council to consider fiber contract
Swap for services agreement could bring higher-speed internet capabilities to Cheney
Last updated 11/26/2019 at 2:12pm
CHENEY – Hoping the agreement leads to better internet service in the city, the City Council appears ready to approve an agreement with telecommunications provider Ptera to lease the company strands of dark fiber optic cable owned by the Cheney Light Department.
The potential contract was brought to the council for approval at its Nov. 12 meeting, but after discussion, the council asked City Administrator Mark Schuller and staff to go back to Ptera to “tweak” some of the language and return it for consideration at the Nov. 26 meeting. The council asked for some adjustments in the leas...