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Pushing Ahead

Pushing Ahead

Thanks to relatively mild post-holiday weather, construction has continued. Action is taking place on other fronts as well, including design, make ready, permitting, and materials procurement. The goal is to maintain continuous construction throughout the 2023 season, which may allow completion of more than 400 miles of network out of a total of 1,200 miles….

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…

On Your Mark… Get Set…

We are about to start construction on our 1,200-mile fiber network. Every week, sometimes every day, more clearances are received, more contracts are signed, and more and more materials fill our warehouse space. We’re also doing the work needed to turn CVFiber from a behind-the-scenes planning operation to a public-facing service provider. There’s some exciting…

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…

We now have fiber!

We now have fiber!

The CVFiber Governing Board’s April 12 meeting was an historic event. The Board made four crucial decisions that set a path and established a structure for network construction, which is  scheduled to begin later this year. Board member Ray Pelletier of Northfield likened the pace of work to “drinking from a firehose,” but all agreed…

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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….