City nears franchise agreement with Alyrica Networks, Inc
November 1, 2023
High-speed fiber optic internet is one step closer to coming to Sweet Home, as the city council neared a franchise agreement with Alyrica Networks, Inc during the October 24 meeting. If approved, Alyrica could begin building fiber optic infrastructure in town.
"I'm really excited about this," Mayor Susan Coleman said during the meeting.
The proposed franchise agreement comes as rural communities across the country work to bring in modern internet infrastructure. Whether it's accessing job interviews or telehealth, a lack of reliable, high-speed internet poses a variety of challenges to smal...