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Crews Making Progress Despite Rain

Crews are working on the mainline in Zone 2 and drops are being placed in Zone 1.  Over half of the mailline conduit has been installed along with peds and vaults.  You will start to see locates for drops in Zone 2.  Over 90 peds and close to 30 vaults have been installed throughout the [...]

By | 2017-05-23T21:42:51+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|Categories: FTTP|0 Comments

Phase 2 Will Be Starting Soon

SKT crews report that most of the interduct in Phase 1 is complete and that two of the main fiber runs have been pulled in.  They are beginning to run feeders from the main fiber runs and crews have already completed over 100 drops to homes.  The mainline splicing will start next week.  Splicing the [...]

By | 2017-04-27T17:23:14+00:00 April 27th, 2017|Categories: SKT Blogs, FTTP|0 Comments

Construction For South Half Of Clearwater Is Close To Completion

Great news! SKT contractors are finishing up laying the FTTP mainline fiber and completing the connections to homes and businesses in the south half of the City of Clearwater. We’ll soon begin the process in the north half of Clearwater. We are so excited about keeping this project moving forward, and are on target to [...]

By | 2017-04-19T16:49:05+00:00 April 19th, 2017|Categories: FTTP|0 Comments

Progress — Installing Fiber Optics In Interduct

Exciting progress today! SKT and Wichita Electric Company started blowing in the first piece of fiber today. When you watch the fiber blowing video, you will see a combination of hydraulics and air pressure “blowing” the cable through the interduct. It’s a very cool process that allows them to put in several thousand feet of [...]

By | 2017-04-12T21:56:01+00:00 April 12th, 2017|Categories: FTTP|0 Comments

How To Block Bothersome Calls

MEALTIME. NAPTIME. ANYTIME. Are you getting the same annoying calls from the same numbers? Did you know that you can easily block these calls? With SKT’s landline telephone services, one of the features is CALL SCREENING. Our households use it with great success. After receiving an annoying call, you may prevent that person from calling [...]

By | 2017-03-29T20:17:29+00:00 March 29th, 2017|Categories: SKT Blogs|0 Comments

The Brackets Are Live — Make Your Picks Now!

The first games start March 16, so in order to participate in the SKT March Mania contest, participants will need to submit their bracket before the first game starts on March 16. If you miss filling out a bracket in this four-day time frame, you cannot join the tournament. The last game of the tournament [...]

By | 2017-03-14T14:36:29+00:00 March 13th, 2017|Categories: SKT Blogs|0 Comments

Work Areas For FTTP This Week

Work is continuing for the FTTP project as drops are being placed in Park Glen. The mainline interduct is still being placed in the southeast part of Clearwater, between Kansas and Nancy and between Prospect and 4th streets.

By | 2017-03-07T14:42:27+00:00 March 7th, 2017|Categories: FTTP|0 Comments

FTTP Work Continues In Zone 1

SKT and Wichita Electric crews continue to progress well with the FTTP project in Zone 1 on our map. They are currently working on Southeast Drive and moving north on Prospect and between the streets of 3rd and 4th in Clearwater.

By | 2017-02-28T19:40:23+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Categories: FTTP|0 Comments

Fiber To The Premises Work Progresses

SKT crews and subcontractor, Wichita Electric Company, Inc., have made significant progress in the boring phase and pulling interduct underground in the Park Glen area and will continue to work in that subdivision. They are also currently working on pulling interduct in the alley south of Ross between Gorin and Lee streets.

By | 2017-02-21T21:16:42+00:00 February 21st, 2017|Categories: FTTP|0 Comments