Presque Isle and Krakow Townships Status page

Presque Isle Feasibility study highlights

Petition goals

Fixed Point Wireless 200-250

  • 184 received 

Fiber to the Home 450 - 500

  • 204 received

Great response!

Phase 1 - FPW

Starting May 1, 2020 CCC sales will begin the process of sending electronic signature forms to each e-mail address we have on file to secure your fixed point wireless installation.  This process will require approximately 30 days to collect signatures.  Once the F.P.W. "connection step" is completed we will begin to solicit petitions and installation forms for Fiber to the Home (FttH).

 

Following are answers to the most common questions being asked by households in Presque Isle and Krakow Township.

 

What is the status of the effort?

The feasibility study journey is coming to an end.  We would like to thank everyone who provided feedback, knocked on doors, attended meetings and expressed a willingness to become a CCC customer.  On March 16, 2020 C.C.C. delivered a hardcopy of the feasibility study to the members of the Presque Isle Board of Trustees.  With the feasibility study and POC project approved we can proceed to the Proof of Concept phase of the MEDC grant.

 

The feasibility study helped to identify a number of potential barriers that needed to be addressed before we can move forward with step (4) Construction and Step (5) Connection.  

                We anticipate Items 1 through 5 will be completed by the middle of May 2020.

  1. Changes required to PI Zoning / ordinance language in support of towers,

  2. Changes required to Krakow Zoning / ordinance language in support of towers,

  3. To construct towers CCC must identify land owners willing to host temporary towers,

  4. To determine the cost of construction for towers and fiber CCC must Identify soil conditions,

  5. With both Fixed Point wireless and Fiber on the table CCC had to identify possible approaches to delivering High Speed Internet and Telephone services that complimented both aspects without increasing the over cost of delivery and

  6. The most important aspect identifying or quantifying demand for Fixed Point Wireless and Fiber to the Home.

 

Why is CCC doing Fixed Point wireless?

The MEDC grant required we consider Fixed Point Wireless.  During the grant process we identified that 40% of the population had no solution available and the current wireless delivery was  unreliable.  With barriers removed delivering wireless would enable a significant level of the population to have High Speed Internet.  

 

What is the primary reason we can not do fiber first?

Delivering fiber requires two aspects.  A connection to your home and a fiber path to the world wide web (www).  The region you have chosen to live in has limited options for Fiber to the WWW.  CCC  has estimated to build fiber from Posen to Grand lake would cost over a million dollars.  This can be justified over time by establishing a fixed point wireless revenue stream allowing CCC the revenue    for capital reinvestment. 

 

How many customers does CCC require to start with Fixed Point wireless?

To keep the installation cost as low as possible CCC will require a minimum of 200 Fixed Point wireless installations with confirmed monthly subscriptions.  Fixed Point wireless installation remains at $249.00.

               

What is the monthly cost (subscription) of Fixed Point wireless?  This pricing is the standard CCC pricing throughout the CCC network.

                $88.00 - Speed 8Mbps

                $120.00 - Speed 10Mbps

                $180.00 - Speed 15Mbps

                The 6Mbps plan was removed from CCC offering based on feedback from customers that 6Mbps was not meeting their needs.

                The majority of new installs over the past 12 months has been at the 10Mbps level.

  • No Data Charges

  • Supports VoIP - CCC VoIP only $15.00

  • Mbps is Mega Bits per second - a standard measurement for speed.  Mega Bytes are a measurement of data.  CCC offers on all plans unlimited data. 

Is Cherry Capital Connection committed to delivering generational service to Grand Lake? Yes.

When can fixed point wireless construction start?

Our plans are to complete the Proof of Concept (POC) during May 2020 and begin offering fixed point wireless services by June 2020.

Updates will be published regularly at the web site https://pi.cccfiber.com

For information email sales@cccfiber.com

Phase 2 - FttH

 

What will be the monthly cost (subscription) of Fiber to the Home? This pricing is the standard CCC pricing throughout the CCC network.

                $88.00 - Speed 50Mbps

                $108.00 - Speed 75Mbps

                $128.00 - Speed 100Mbps

                The 25Mbps plan was removed from CCC offering based on feedback from customers that 25Mbps was not meeting their needs.

                The majority of new installs over the past 12 months has been at the 50Mbps level.  200Mbps service can be quoted.

  • No Data Charges

  • Supports VoIP - CCC VoIP only $15.00

  • Mbps is Mega Bits per second - a standard measurement for speed.  Mega Bytes are a measurement of data.  CCC offers on all plans unlimited data.

Frequently asked questions from your neighbors

 

Difference between the five steps and the multiple phases to achieve fiber

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