In a symbolic gesture, state, county and city officials gathered to light up the fiberoptic cable that will deliver high speed broadband to both Delta and Montrose Counties.
Phase one construction, and the building of the fiberoptic network in those two cities, is complete following more than three years of planning, engineering and construction.
"Today marks the start of affordable broadband for our communities," said Delta Mayor Ed Sisson. "This regional access point in Delta is the culmination of many years, long hours and organizations working together to make it happen." Read more in the DCI.