Holland Fiber
In the Media

Comcast spends $100K fighting Holland’s citywide fiber proposal

Read the full article on the Holland Sentinel.

July 31, 2022

Holland City looks to make internet another utility for customers

Read the full article on Fox 17 local’s website.

July 26, 2022

Holland voters to decide broadband internet bond proposal

Read the full article on MiBiz’s website.

July 26, 2022

Talk of the Town: Ted Siler & Pete Hoffswell

by WHTC

Fiber Infrastructure in the City Holland

Learn more about how fiber optic cables deliver information, what the proposed millage pays for, and hear answers to caller questions.

June 29, 2022

Expanded high speed internet on the ballot in City of Holland August 2

Read the full article on WHTC’s website.

July 15, 2022

Holland Board of Public Works’ Community-Based Broadband Plan: A Referendum on Innovation

Read the full article in West Coast Chamber of Commerce’s Connect publication.

July 2022

Holland voters to decide if city will have its own high-speed internet network

WZZM reports on Holland’s upcoming high-speed internet millage vote. Read the full article here.

July 13, 2022

Holland voters to decide on building fiber internet network

WOOD TV8 reports on Holland’s broadband initiative. Read the full article here.

July 12, 2022

#MiHolland Update Podcast

Public Information Coordinator Marianne Manderfield sat down with General Manager Dave Koster to understand the history and process of bringing a millage before City of Holland residents as well as the capabilities of fiber broadband.

Holland BPW: 30 Years of Fiber Optic Experience

General Manager Dave Koster discusses how fiber optic internet has been an extension of BPW’s outstanding utility services for 30 years.

Benefits of Community-Owned Infrastructure

General Manager Dave Koster discusses the improvements in quality of life and community development that can come from community-owned infrastructure.

Providing high-speed access for everyone

City Manager Keith Van Beek explains how a community-level investment provides access to high-speed internet and connection for everyone.

Who Is Holland City Fiber For?

City Manager Keith Van Beek explains who has the opportunity to vote on and receive the proposed fiber infrastructure.

Fiber Internet is a Common Infrastructure

General Manager Dave Koster explains how moving from current private infrastructure to a publically-owned model would improve quality and access.

Fiber Optic Internet is Like a 100-Lane Highway

Superintendent of Broadband Services Pete Hoffswell explains the increased capacity and speed that fiber infrastructure provides.

Fiber-Optic Broadband Serves the Needs of Today and the Future

Superintendent of Broadband Services Pete Hoffswell explains how this infrastructure will serve us now and into the future.

Inviting Competition Increases the Level of Service While Keeping Overall Costs Down

City Manager Keith Van Beek details how this model increases services and keeps cost low through provider competition.

What is Broadband?

Superintendent of Broadband Services Pete Hoffswell explains what we mean by broadband and fiber.

Expanding A Successful Pilot Project

General Manager details the success of the pilot program to provide Downtown Holland with fiber internet service.

BPW’s History with Fiber

Utility Services Director Ted Siler discusses BPW’s 30 year history with fiber services and recent successful pilot project.

May 12, 2022

A Thriving Future Needs Great Internet

BPW General Manager Dave Koster, Superintendent of Broadband Services Pete Hoffswell and City Manager Keith Van Beek talk about what the proposed fiber millage means for Holland.

April 27, 2022

Questions?

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