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We’re Off and Running

We’re Off and Running

Big news: CVFiber has begun construction on our 1,200-mile fiber network! We’ll begin offering service to our first customers this spring. 2023 is off to a good start, thanks to our recent mild weather. We’re planning to keep the work going continuously throughout the year. This is the time when all the dreams, the planning,…

Conduit Specs

Specifications for Customer-Installed or Provided Underground Conduit to Premises  Waitsfield Champlain Valley Telecom (WCVT) is CVFiber’s operator for our broadband network. WCVT has developed specifications for underground connections to customers’ premises. CVFiber’s policy is to comply with the National Electric and Safety Codes, as well as the specifications of the manufacturers of cable, equipment, and systems…

Getting Our Ducks in a Row

As we prepare to begin construction on our 1,200-mile fiber network, we’re taking care of a long list of preliminaries. There’s a sobering array of details to pin down, potential obstacles to remove, and agreements to be finalized. We’re developing inventory control systems to handle all the materials needed to build the network as ordered…

Making Progress on Every Front

Thanks to the steady progress we’ve made in recent weeks, we are now confident that construction of our high-speed fiber network will begin this fall. We’re aiming to build roughly 100 miles this year and begin connecting subscribers in early 2023. The pace is as frenetic as that Lucy Show scene at the candy wrapping…

Getting Ready to Launch

This month, we’ve taken several concrete steps toward building a 1,200-mile high speed fiber network — applying for a major construction grant, ordering millions of dollars in materials, and seeking contractors to do the actual network build. These are the foundation stones of CVFiber as a sustainable enterprise. All this and more, as we get…

The Summer of Make Ready

We are sufficiently finished with pole inventory and design that the stage is set for what CVFiber Governing Board Chair Jerry Diamantides calls “the summer of make ready.” That’s the process of preparing each utility pole to receive a new fiber attachment. Meanwhile, preparations are being made for construction and network operation. “Things are really…

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A Changing of the Guard

Greetings and Happy New Year. After almost four years of planning and organizing, this is the year when CVFiber will begin construction and limited service! As preparations continue, CVFiber is going through some leadership transitions. Here are the highlights from this month’s update: CVFiber founder Jeremy Hansen steps aside as Chair of the Governing Board….