Opelika is being recognized as pioneers at the forefront of data technology, as WSFA writer Rosanna Smith points out that Opelika is the first city in the entire state of Alabama to have a true fiber optic network. From the article… “It doesn’t matter the time of day it can be 9 in the morning… Continue Reading Opelika leading the way as Alabama’s first Gig City
Opelika Mayor Gary Fuller said a Thursday ruling by the Federal Communications Commission which gives city-owned broadband companies the opportunity to expand and compete with commercial Internet providers could eventually benefit residents outside of Opelika. The cities of Wilson, N.C., and Chattanooga, Tenn., requested the ruling because state laws have prevented them from expanding. Like… Continue Reading Opelika Mayor Gary Fuller praises FCC decision on Internet service expansion
Mayor Fuller recently released an open-letter to OA News advocating for the city of Opelika’s right to have access to ultra-high speed, fiber internet. Read Mayor Fuller’s full letter here.
How does Opelika, a city of less than 30,000 people, offer Internet speeds 100 times faster than the national average? Through hard work and the right for a city to determine its own path. Cities have always been at the heart of economic expansion, entrepreneurialism, and local connection to citizens, charged with ensuring high-quality education… Continue Reading Opelika’s Fiber Internet Featured in Urban Pulse
Open letter to AL.com by Mayor Fuller discussing the importance of Fiber Internet being an option for the citizens of Opelika. Read the full letter at AL.com.
Watch OANow.com feature Mayor Fuller in a community spotlight as he discusses Opelika Power Service’s Fiber System and other city improvements.