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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…

Blazing the Broadband Trail

As the beginning of construction draws closer on our 1,200-mile fiber network, the challenges are mounting up. This is not unexpected. Building the network is a complicated process with many interdependent parts. We are ordering materials, finishing up pole inventory, conducting make-ready work, refining design plans, negotiating with pole owners for network access, and obtaining…

Firing On All Cylinders

CVFiber continues to make progress on all fronts toward the beginning of construction this fall. It’s a busy time, but it’s so rewarding to be this close to bringing high-speed Internet to central Vermont. As the song goes, “The future’s so bright, I’ve gotta wear shades.” Here’s the rundown: CVFiber has chosen marketing packages to…

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…

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…

Looking Ahead to a Productive Construction Season

CVFiber is moving on all fronts toward the beginning of construction this summer, and the first service offerings by the end of the year! “Things are moving very quickly and very well,” said Jerry Diamantides, chair of the CVFiber Governing Board. Design plans are being finalized, we’re gearing up organizationally, we’re negotiating management/oversight contracts with…

Vantage Point Solutions

Washington Electric Cooperative (WEC), together with three municipal Communication Union Districts (CUDs), CVFiber, ECFiber, and NEK Broadband, have engaged Vantage Point Solutions, Inc to develop a high-level design for a Fiber-To-The-Premises (FTTP) network for the approximately 850 miles of WEC distribution territory in the three CUDs. It is estimated that there are approximately 10,000 premises…

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