Officials in Spring Creek, Nev., have selected SafeLink and CC Communications to be the first and second options to provide Internet to the Spring Creek Association. Both of those companies have proposed fiber-optic services for the city. Officials plan to study the proposals from both companies and determine which best meets Spring Creek's needs. SafeLink estimates the primary installation of the fiber-optic line could be completed in two years at a cost of $14 million. That would cost $3,000 per household and require an upfront commitment of $1,000 per home. Meanwhile, CC Communications say it would lay fiber-optic cable when Southwest Gas Corp.'s trench opens, and they would not need any subsidy from city residents.
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