As we have been following over the past several months, IBEC crews have been working to bring broadband internet to portions of Nelson County, Virginia. A series of delays, including hurricanes and installation delays by Verizon on lines that hook to IBEC’s equipment have greatly delayed the implementation of the system.
Yesterday we received a short reply to our e-mail requesting updated information placed on September 17th:
Subject: BPL Nelson
Date: September 17, 2008 9:21:33 AM EDT
Do you have any additional information on the crews for Nelson. I am assuming they may be down in TX for awhile from the looks of the news accounts.
Thanks so much for keeping us updated so we can pass it on.
Nelson County LIfe Magazine
The Afton Group, LLC
P.O. Box 455
Wintergreen, Virginia 22958-0445
Date: September 22, 2008 1:42:35 PM EDT
The crews will be back on 9/29/2008 to begin deploying again.
Customer Service Manager
In their defense, the crews have been working long hours in terrible conditions trying to restore power to folks that need electricity far more than we need internet. We know they will be as glad to get the service up and running here, as we all will to have it!
Good luck to them all and welcome back to Nelson next week!