Jaguar Bringing Fiber Optic Internet to Three Cities
Jaguar Communications announced that it is bringing fiber optic internet service to the Cities of Hamburg, Mayer, and New Germany. Jaguar’s service comes through the County’s CarverLink Fiber Network.
Jaguar is a fiber optic internet, TV, and telephone (triple play) service. Based in Owatonna, Minnesota, it is the County's primary fiber optic partner. The three communities now will have fiber optic internet access for the first time. Jaguar uses the County’s CarverLink “backbone” line, then lays its own fiber to individual residences and businesses. The projected completion date is December 31 for the primary fiber, weather permitting. Services will be available for businesses and residents in early 2019.
County Commissioner Tim Lynch represents District Four, which includes Mayer. “With the County's encouragement, Jaguar is moving forward with this project,” Lynch said. “Full fiber service in our communities is a very valuable asset.”
CarverLink celebrates its 5-year anniversary this year. One of the project’s stated goals was to bring high-speed internet to rural communities. Jaguar’s new project helps accomplish that goal.
Carver County Commissioner Jim Ische’s district includes Hamburg and New Germany. “High-speed internet access is a high priority for western Carver County, and Jaguar’s provision of this service is proof that these types of partnerships work.” he said. “It gives our businesses and residents much more capacity and reliability when accessing the internet and cable TV. It helps our businesses serve customers and maintain high-quality phone lines.”
For more information on Jaguar’s services, contact 800-250-1517 or visit www.jaguarcommunications.com.