July 25, 2020 FORETHOUGHT.net, one of Colorado’s leading rural broadband providers, announced today that it constructing fiber to the home networks in 5 communities in rural Colorado. Four of the five projects are in conjunction with the State of Colorado’s “Colorado Broadband Fund” program for rural broadband development. “We will be covering the entirety of the cities of Ouray, Cripple Creek, and Norwood with modern and affordable gigabit fiber broadband,” said Jawaid Bazyar, President of FORETHOUGHT.net. “Additionally, we will be building fiber to the home in the communities of Ski Ranches in Telluride, and the Piedmont Apartments being built in Avon, Colorado. Thousands of people will benefit from the fastest, most reliable internet anywhere in Colorado – FORETHOUGHT.net Gigabit.” Fiber optic cable transmits information as pulses of light, instead of electrical signals on antiquated copper wire. Gigabit means 1000 Megabits – compared to typical ‘phone company’ Internet, Fiber Gigabit service… read more →
July 25, 2020 FORETHOUGHT.net launches Glass Roots Fiber construction company FORETHOUGHT.net, one of Colorado’s leading rural broadband providers, announced today that it has launched a new subsidiary called Glass Roots Fiber. “Glass Roots Fiber is being staffed with experts in fiber splicing and underground construction, in order to accelerate FORETHOUGHT.net fiber to the home initiatives throughout rural Colorado”, said Jawaid Bazyar, President of FORETHOUGHT.net. “By having these capabilities in house, we will be able to do the work we need, when we need it, at the best possible cost. This will be a huge benefit to our rural Colorado markets.” Underground construction is currently an especially expensive way to deploy fiber broadband, costing up to 10 times as much as deploying fiber on poles. “Lower cost to build means lower cost of service and more customers reached for the same dollar, and is exactly what rural Colorado needs to increase… read more →
FORETHOUGHT.net is proud to announce that we have launched a new DWDM wholesale transport site, to the EdgeConnex DEN01 facility in Denver, CO. Our goal with our DWDM wholesale transport offerings is to disrupt the market – and with DWDM waves at $1000 for 100Gbps, and $500 for 10Gbps, we are doing exactly that. For more information, contact FORETHOUGHT.net at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Anvil Mountain is an affordable housing project funded by a collaboration between the Colorado Department of Local Affairs, the Town of Silverton, and San Juan County, in Colorado. FORETHOUGHT.net partnered with Silverton and San Juan County to bring its fiber-optic Internet to the new project. “Today, affordability includes not just the housing, but the utilities too – and our high speed fiber internet will allow residents of Anvil Mountain to be connected with big-city services at low big-city prices, while enjoying the quality of life of Silverton”, said Sid Arnold, Western Slope Manager for FORETHOUGHT.net. Jawaid Bazyar, President, added “This reaffirms our commitment to modern broadband in San Juan County. We now provide internet from 150Mbps up to gigabit speeds throughout San Juan County, Colorado. Combining our Town of Silverton, Cascade Village, and Anvil deployments, we now offer affordable modern broadband to 99% of San Juan County residents and businesses.”… read more →
“High-speed internet finally arrives to village north of Purgatory Resort. A state grant of $268,500 made the hookup possible” https://durangoherald.com/articles/282776-highspeed-internet-finally-arrives-to-village-north-of-purgatory-resort
We were interviewed for our work on developing broadband in Bayfield, CO (La Plata County) https://durangoherald.com/articles/280093-internet-options-likely-to-improve-in-bayfield
We are proud to have been chosen by the Eagle Valley Library District to provide fiber-optic Internet service to the Libraries in Eagle, Colorado and Gypsum, Colorado. By leveraging our existing fiber-optic backbone in western Eagle County, we were able to provide the Library District modern, gigabit-level fiber Internet service for an amazing price – in fact, we are providing a 50 times speed increase to the libraries for less than half the price they are paying today for service from the incumbent. And this is just the tip of the iceberg of our upcoming investments in fiber optic Internet and modern wireless broadband in Eagle County – more announcements coming in the next 1-2 months.
High Country Developers and Forethought.net partner to light up every home and business in Railyard Leadville with Fiber-to-the-Home internet service. https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/forethoughtnet-partners-with-the-high-country-developers-railyard-leadville-to-provide-fiber–optic-internet-service-300793415.html
FORETHOUGHT.net announced today that is has deployed and lit a new, fiber-optic transport system with 8 Terabit/second capacity, between Grand Junction, CO, and Montrose, CO. “Our business and the bandwidth we need to carry is growing radically in Montrose and surrounding areas. We needed a solution that would be disruptive in the marketplace – let us keep up with bandwidth demand, while ensuring long-term profitability, and total control of our own network.”, said Jawaid Bazyar, President of FORETHOUGHT.net. “This capacity will allow us to dramatically drive down long-haul bandwidth prices, as part of our mission to bridge the digital divide in rural Colorado.” DWDM, or Dense-Wave Division Multiplexing, is the technology that enables placing many parallel channels of fiber-optic signal on one fiber-optic circuit. FORETHOUGHT.net said it expects high demand for these services. “There is tremendous growth from government, and cellular, fixed wireless, and fiber to the home, and all… read more →
To the FORETHOUGHT.net (Brainstorm, and San Isabel Telecom) Team, our hard work over the past few years has resulted in our being recognized as one of the 5,000 Fastest Growing companies in the US.