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The City of Amarillo heard a presentation from Operation Connectivity about the next step in bring broadband the the area.

The service will be a Point-to-MultiPoint 5 gigahertz WiFi service that can be used for student education, city services, social and health care services and even banking needs.

Gaby Rowe Project Lead for Operation Connectivity.

Once approved by council it will just take a few days to start seeing the service activated.

The cost of the project will not exceed $12 million and will not cost tax payers a penny.

City of Amarillo Chief Information Officer Rich Gagnon takes about the cost of this project.