Rolling out fiber in Redwood City?

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by hansons3hyde » Thu Apr 15, 2021 10:01 am
This recent update is great news! A little over a year ago, I switched from Comcast to Wave, as Wave was offering no-contract 1gbps down / 30mbps up at a low price locked in for 2 years. Originally I thought I might be on that plan for a few months until Sonic was deployed... Haha here we are!

That being said, some of the construction updates from a while back were not exactly positive. Even if the timeline keeps getting pushed out, it's great to see that work is done in the central office, and now they just need permits to hang the fiber. I can't wait!
by rconti » Thu Apr 22, 2021 4:27 pm
hansons3hyde wrote:
That being said, some of the construction updates from a while back were not exactly positive. Even if the timeline keeps getting pushed out, it's great to see that work is done in the central office, and now they just need permits to hang the fiber. I can't wait!


I’m guessing that’s somewhere mid or north RWC. I’m down by Marsh Rd, no updates in a year or more. I’m just south of the Spring St ATT facility, so likely that’s my CO and probably not the CO for the bulk of RWC

Thankfully I’m on resold ATT fiber so I’m not dying here :)
by hansons3hyde » Mon Apr 26, 2021 12:48 pm
rconti wrote:
hansons3hyde wrote:
I’m guessing that’s somewhere mid or north RWC. I’m down by Marsh Rd, no updates in a year or more. I’m just south of the Spring St ATT facility, so likely that’s my CO and probably not the CO for the bulk of RWC

Yeah. We're pretty close to the San Carlos border, about two blocks. We always see the Sonic trucks when we're walking around in San Carlos. Will update the thread once it makes its way to me!
by cebeling » Sun May 02, 2021 3:19 pm
We've been using Sonic for a while, and last year, we were told that fiber was going up in our Redwood City neighborhood "soon". Updates said it was being delayed until this year. We didn't switch services figuring it would come soon. I called this week and was told "there was nothing planned" for our neighborhood, and that we shouldn't have been told otherwise.
So I'm not sure you should believe anything until the fiber actually shows up at your door. For now I'm using the RWC library internet for data-intensive work, and weighing my options. Not easy during the pandemic. The upload speed is 100x faster than at home so it's worth the hassle.
by ranous » Mon May 10, 2021 5:05 pm
Ok, just got this from Sonic today:

The Sonic Team is expecting to receive aerial permits to access the poles in your community this week! We are still on schedule to begin lighting up your area with Sonic Fiber by the end of summer.


It just so happens that today is the two year anniversary of when I originally pre-ordered the service. Here's hoping that by the third anniversary I will actually have the service.
by bjeung » Mon May 10, 2021 5:52 pm
Congrats. It's been over 2 years here and over a year with out a status update. I think I need to call into CS and get a refund on my interest-free loan.
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