In the Media
Holland City Fiber Build Update: What to Expect When Construction Starts
Once the Holland City Fiber network has been designed, construction can begin. Learn more about the construction process and what that might look like for your home.
April 25, 2023
Holland City Fiber Build Update: Designing the Passings Network
Holland BPW has released a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the design of the Holland City Fiber passings network, which will bring city-owned fiber internet past every home and business in the City of Holland.
April 21, 2023
A Thriving Holland Community: Holland City Fiber
Much like snowmelt and Holland Energy Park, Holland City Fiber is an initiative to make Holland a great place to live, work and play.
April 14, 2023
Holland BPW Welcomes Bill BadraN as Broadband Services Supervisor
Read the full article on Holland BPW’s website.
February 27, 2023
Proposal to build public fiber network in Holland passes: What happens next
Read the full article on the Holland Sentinel.
August 6, 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
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.
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.
Ted Siler Interview
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
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