Author: Chuck Burt

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…

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…

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…

CVFiber Construction Update Webinar Wednesday, November 16th at 7pm

The latest on CVFiber’s plans for bringing high-speed Internet service to central Vermont were shared at an informational webinar on Wednesday, November 16th at 7:00 p.m. CVFiber Board Chair Jerry Diamantides made a presentation and took questions submitted from attendees. Construction is beginning, so there’s a lot to talk about….

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…

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…

CVFiber Construction Update Webinar Wednesday, September 21 at 7 pm

The latest on CVFiber’s plans for bringing high-speed Internet to central Vermont was shared at an informational webinar on Wednesday, September 21 at 7:00 p.m. CVFiber Board Chair Jerry Diamantides made a presentation and took questions submitted in advance and from attendees. Construction will begin this fall, so there’s a…

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…

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…

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…