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Ziply Fiber says announced it has completed a critical phase of a fiber-optic network build-out in Anacortes that will deliver gig-speed fiber internet and an all-new, state-of-the-art network to residents and businesses, beginning Mon, Feb 15.

The city of Anacortes contiunes to build out a fiber network for high speed Internet access. 

More than 40 percent of the more than 6,700 residential and business addresses within Ziply's service area will be ready for fiber service immediately and the remainder are scheduled for completion early this year. Those who wish to check their address for fiber availability, or who would like to sign-up to be alerted when fiber internet is accessible at their home or business, can register at https://get.ziplyfiber.com/Anacortes.

Ziply Fiber is supporting local communities like Anacortes to help improve internet connectivity to be on par with larger metropolitan areas throughout the nation. Residents and businesses will benefit from the significant upgrade that no data cap, gig-speed fiber internet provides when uploading and downloading content.

The capacity fiber affords customers is critical in today’s online world to eliminate the hassles of slow and interrupted service such as streaming lag or dropped web conferences, and the frustrations of incurring unnecessary data cap fees charged by other providers because of a poorly architected network.

“Ziply Fiber is proud to be in Anacortes and introducing our world-class fiber internet network to the area. Anacortes will now have access to the kind of critical connectivity that people need no matter where they live,” said Harold Zeitz, CEO of Ziply Fiber. “We look forward to working with the City of Anacortes to maximize the number of homes and businesses to which fiber will be built so that as many people as possible can have access to this cutting-edge technology.”

COVID-19 Cases in Skagit County

4,942 Confirmed Skagit Cases
400-409 Total Cases in ZIP 98221

318 Hospitalizations
67 Deaths
44,613 Fully Vaccinated
57,198 Initial Doses Given

Statewide

379,100 Confirmed Cases Statewide
22,614 Hospitalizations

5,539 Deaths Statewide
2,419,434 Fully Vaccinated
3,368,279 Initial Doses Given

Updated 6 pm, May 5, 2021.

County Map: Confirmed COVID-19 cases by ZIP code in Skagit County. Updated weekly.

Sources: Skagit County Public Health, Washington State Department of Health, New York Times