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Consolidation Time

We’ve entered something of a seasonal pause in construction, so this month’s activity is devoted to the necessary stuff: Design and financial planning, ordering materials, preparing for the onset of full construction this spring, adding staff, and preparing to launch our marketing and subscription programs. What it may lack in excitement it more than makes…

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…

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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