Loveland Pulse, the City’s community-owned, 100% fiber-optic internet network, is in year two of what is estimated to be a four-year construction process to pass each and every address in the city. The project is on schedule, on budget, and milestones are being achieved regularly.
On June 28, 2021 (just 10 days after the first anniversary of residential service launch) the network construction team achieved a huge accomplishment: one million feet of boring in the city!
For an idea of that distance, it would be similar to boring a straight line between Loveland and the Great Sand Dunes National Park, which is southwest of Pueblo.
Pulse’s locally owned-and-operated partner, Colorado Boring – who you’ll recognize out in the field in their big, beautiful yellow trucks — is employing a low-impact directional boring technique (as opposed to open trenching) to install conduit in utility easements and public-rights-of-way. That conduit will then house the fiber-optics that will allow pulses of light travelling over threads of glass to bring gigabit internet, phone, and (coming soon!) television to homes and businesses.
From the time you see boring teams and construction taking place in an area, until service becomes available, is approximately 6 – 9 months.
If you’re interested in receiving communications about the project, and being emailed directly when construction is going to occur in your area, and later when service becomes available, please sign up to stay in touch at: pulsefiber.org/EarlyInterest. If you have any questions, you can contact us by email at: Pulse@pulsefiber.org, or by phone: 970-962-2111.