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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…

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…

Public Engagement RFP

CVFiber is beginning the build out of a fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) system across the entire CVFiber footprint this fall and is developing partnerships with a variety of companies to make this project successful. CVFiber seeks a partner who can lead the delivery of a compelling brand strategy, public relations strategy, campaign…

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…

Construction RFP

CVFiber intends to construct approximately 400 miles of fiber communication infrastructure over a 12-month period and 1,200 miles over the next 4 years, with a minimum aggressive target construction pace of 50 miles per month. Construction is expected to begin in September 2022.  This Request for Proposal (RFP) is issued…

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…

CVFiber Seeks a Treasurer

THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED. The CVFiber Board is looking to appoint a Treasurer at its June 14th Board meeting.  The Treasurer is an officer of CVFiber, has a stipend of $1,000 a month, and has the duties as described in Title 30, Chapter 82, Section 3069 including: working with…