Building the Fiber System
It's Time for you to be Getting Ready for Installation
It's now 8/22/2017 and in days a lot of new information will post here to guide you for installation of gigabit service in your homes and businesses. Please CHECK HERE OFTEN as we will be posting additions and corrections on an ongoing basis.
Construction of the fiber infrastructure is nearing completion. Very soon Waveguide will be preparing the drops bringing fiber from the poles to your buildings. Installations are expected to be happening in October, November, and December.
Please check with Tina Pendleton at the Town Office (email link above) with questions.
Subscribing to the Town's Email List will help make sure you hear about important updates such as the Subscriber Agreements coming out very soon. You must complete this agreement and return it to the Town Office with your payment to get your installation started.
Islesboro Municipal Broadband Readiness Preparation
Please check here often to make sure you are working with the most recent information.
Construction of the fiber network is underway. From June through September is time to prepare your property for installation of service. The following documents will guide you in the process. If you have a question not answered here please check with Tina Pendleton (email link above).
Remain aware of the list of properties requiring engineering decisions posted below. Properties in red on this list may not start readiness preparations yet.
This Getting Ready document provides an overview to the the process of the installation process.
Specifications for conduit when the fiber drop is buried.
This Becoming A Subscriber document covers information regarding what you'll do to become a subscriber.
These slides were used for the orientation meeting provided to local contractors, care-takers, and property owners explaining the roles we'll all play in getting this job done. This shows examples of the interior and exterior ONT and how the devices will be installed.
The Customer Readiness document lists properties which may not start readiness preparations yet as engineering questions remain (red lines) and properties with clarification questions still needing answers (yellow lines). When viewing the document you will likely have to "zoom in" to expand the contents.
RFP for Scope B
Bidding on installation of the transport and access electronics has completed. The IMB will soon announce the winning bidder. Please see www.townofislesboro.com/bbrfp2 for the Scope B RFP documentation.