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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…

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…

CVFiber Hires Telecom Veteran as Executive Director

CVFiber has hired Jennille Smith as its first-ever executive director and first full-time employee. Smith has deep experience in building communications infrastructure in rural areas, which is a great fit for the construction of the 1,200-mile, $50-million CVFiber Community Network set to begin later this year. The CVFiber Governing Board was unanimous in choosing Smith…

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…

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Finance & Audit

The Finance Committee develops the CVFiber annual budget and oversees financial audits and CVFiber’s accounting. Committee Info Regular MeetingsThe 4th Tuesday of each month. See our calendar on the Governing Board page if you are unsure. Chair:Ray Pelletier (Delegate, Northfield) Members: Full Charter Contact us! A.  Background: The mission of CVFiber is to bring fast,…