High Forest Ranch – 1GB Internet Now Available at !


Community Sign for High Forest Ranch

We are proud to announce the completion the latest fiber Internet expansion to the community of High Forest Ranch (HFR). This will bring Gigabit speed Fiber-to-the-Home Internet service to the subdivision.

The High Forest Ranch Homeowner’s Association (HOA) established a committee. They began searching for a better Internet provider in early 2019.  They searched for qualified and interested vendors to install and service Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) Internet service to their subdivision.  In June of 2019, the High Forest Ranch HOA Board of Directors unanimously selected StratusIQ as a partner to bring fiber internet to the community. Furthermore, the decision was ratified by a resident vote on July 9, 2019.

“The neighborhood had very poor Internet, which left residents frustrated. As well as, the previous lack of options for improved service. The StratusIQ project is now complete. The residents are very happy. We can finally have reliable, high speed Internet connectivity”, stated HOA President Jeanette Bachmann. 

Construction activity

First, development began in August of 2019 and included over 40,000 feet of distribution fiber throughout the subdivision. Despite the above average snowfall, construction of the distribution portion was completed in December of 2019. Furthermore, the project included construction of over 18,000 feet of transmission fiber to tie the subdivision into the existing StratusIQ fiber network. The transmission portion was completed in January of 2020. Finally, Fiber-to-the-Home activations are currently underway. 

“This was a large fiber build. We are happy to provide the residents of HFR access to the Gigabit Internet service that they have been anxiously waiting for,”  said Sebastian Nutter, Director of Sales and Marketing for StratusIQ.  “Most noteworthy, we’re very excited about the launch of our Stratus-phere Smart WIFI Service in coordination with the activation of HFR.”

About High Forest Ranch

HFR is a private gated luxury home community. Located in northern Colorado Springs, Colorado, it offers beautiful custom home sites from 2.5 to 39 acres. These sites feature towering ponderosa pines and spectacular views of the Rocky Mountain front range.  HFR was inspired by the great national parks of the west and features more than 33 acres of greenbelt and open space, 8 miles of trails, 2 stocked fishing ponds, and a grand community lodge. 

For more information about High Forest Ranch please visit www.highforestranch.net  

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