Utopia - Partner Pitch - US Ignite Application Summit 2013

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UTOPIA, Utah Telecommunications Open Infrastructure Agency presenting at US Ignite's Applciation Summit

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Utopia - Partner Pitch - US Ignite Application Summit 2013

  1. 1. U.S. Ignite June 26, 2013
  2. 2. UTOPIA Utah Telecommunication Open Infrastructure Agency • Mission • Develop and deploy a public communications network infrastructure with fiber to every home and business in our member cities. • Vision • Enable innovation and next generation services via community-owned fiber infrastructure.
  3. 3. What is UTOPIA? • Owned by 16 Utah cities with over 500,000 residents • Essential Infrastructure for more than for 150,000 residences and businesses • Open Access, 1 GIG, FTTP network. • 1500 + Fiber route miles • Five 9’s Network • Fully redundant network
  4. 4. Open Access Model
  5. 5. Why Utah? • Utah was named the No. 1 in the country for internet access 2013 • In 2012 Forbes named Utah the best state for business • Google Fiber has recognized Utah as technological hub (Silicon Slopes) • Quality of Life • Youngest workforce in America
  6. 6. Major Universities located in Utah
  7. 7. Dynamic Business Environment (Companies founded and located in Utah)
  8. 8. Why UTOPIA? • We currently have relationships with the Economic Development departments in our member cities. • Partnered with Utah Education Network (UEN) • We are co-located in the most important data centers in Utah. • Largest Redundant Gig capable network of its kind.
  9. 9. UTOPIA welcome’s all innovative entrepreneurs and will support any effort to further application development on the network. Contact Kim McKinley at 801.613.3880 and kmckinley@utopianet.org for more information.
  10. 10. UTOPIA welcome’s all innovative entrepreneurs and will support any effort to further application development on the network. Contact Kim McKinley at 801.613.3880 and kmckinley@utopianet.org for more information.

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