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Appomatox : Firefly Fiber Broadband &  CVEC Celebrate First Stop For Rural Broadband

Appomatox : Firefly Fiber Broadband & CVEC Celebrate First Stop For Rural Broadband

[ 0 ] April 1, 2019

Appomattox County, Virginia Firefly Fiber BroadbandSM , a wholly-owned subsidiary of Central Virginia Electric Cooperative (CVEC), a member-owned electric distribution cooperative, celebrated the first stop for rural broadband in Central Virginia on Tuesday. Senator Mark Peake joined public officials, CVEC’s board, members, and representatives from Rural Utilities Service (RUS), Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission (TRRC), and […]

Nelson : FCC Approves $220 million for 33 Electric Cooperatives to Provide Rural Broadband

Nelson : FCC Approves $220 million for 33 Electric Cooperatives to Provide Rural Broadband

[ 0 ] August 29, 2018

The following information is from The Rural Electric Cooperative Association: See CVEC mention down below ARLINGTON, Va. – Thirty-three electric cooperatives were announced today as winners of the Federal Communications Commission Connect American Fund II (CAF II) reverse auction. Those winning electric cooperatives will collectively receive $220 million over ten years to help defray the […]

Firefly Fiber Broadband Lands In Central Virginia - Offers Internet Solutions for CVEC Members

Firefly Fiber Broadband Lands In Central Virginia – Offers Internet Solutions for CVEC Members

[ 0 ] July 31, 2018

Arrington Nelson County, Virginia Firefly Fiber Broadband is launching in Central Virginia with high-speed internet offerings for Central Virginia Electric Cooperative’s (CVEC) residential and commercial accounts. Firefly Fiber Broadband will be the internet service provider (ISP) for Central Virginia Services Inc., CVEC’s wholly-owned subsidiary. Firefly Fiber Broadband will lease fiber which CVEC is installing to […]

Nelson : CVEC and AcelaNet Work Together to Find Broadband Solutions

Nelson : CVEC and AcelaNet Work Together to Find Broadband Solutions

[ 0 ] February 1, 2017

Lovingston Nelson County, Virginia Press Release Via CVEC: Central Virginia Electric Cooperative (CVEC) is pleased to announce it will be working with AcelaNet, LLC to develop solutions to provide broadband connectivity to the members of the Cooperative over the next five years.  AcelaNet submitted a proposal in response to a Request for Information issued by […]

Lovingston : CVEC Offers Million Dollar Broadband Incentive

Lovingston : CVEC Offers Million Dollar Broadband Incentive

[ 0 ] July 26, 2016

Lovingston Nelson County, Virginia Via CVEC Central Virginia Electric Cooperative (CVEC) announced a rural broadband initiative designed to incentivize qualified entities to deliver world class service throughout its 14-county electric distribution territory. As outlined in the just released Request for Information (RFI), the Cooperative is seeking to “partner with a proven, committed entity or consortium […]

Scottsville / Schuyler : Broadband Expansion Plans Released : Via CBS-19

Scottsville / Schuyler : Broadband Expansion Plans Released : Via CBS-19

[ 0 ] November 18, 2013

Post by WCAV CBS19 News.

Nelson: BRI Talks Plans For Fiber Network At BOS Meeting

Nelson: BRI Talks Plans For Fiber Network At BOS Meeting

[ 5 ] December 12, 2012

Lovingston Nelson County, VA Representatives from Blue Ridge InternetWorks (BRI) met with the Nelson County Broadband Authority and the Nelson Board of Supervisors Tuesday night to discuss more about their plans as they prepare to rollout high speed broadband fiber internet to parts of Nelson County. BRI was recently selected at the network operator and […]

Nelson: Fiber Network Manager Announced - Update 12.8.12  - 1:30PM

Nelson: Fiber Network Manager Announced – Update 12.8.12 – 1:30PM

[ 2 ] December 6, 2012

Afton Nelson County, VA Updated By Tommy Stafford – 12.8.12 at 1:30 PM Talk about awkward. Owning a magazine with a companion website that is covering the topic of a new fiber broadband network being installed here in Nelson County while sitting on an advisory committee for that very project. It’s no secret I have […]

Work Continues Toward Completion Of Fiber Network In Nelson

Work Continues Toward Completion Of Fiber Network In Nelson

[ 6 ] September 26, 2012

Afton Nelson County, Virginia We’ve been telling you about the massive fiber installation undertaking in several previous stories. Today crews were seen along Route 151 in Greenfield pulling the actual fiber into underground conduit that will soon connect a high speed broadband spine together stretching from Colleen in S. Nelson to Afton along Route 151. […]

Good Progress Continues On Installation Of Fiber Internet In Nelson County

Good Progress Continues On Installation Of Fiber Internet In Nelson County

[ 7 ] June 5, 2012

Afton Nelson County, Virginia An ambitious project that’s been in the works for years is getting very close to a reality. We told you about the groundbreaking of the project here back in December 2011. Once completed, the backbone (the main fiber line) which was done under a federal grant and monies kicked in by […]

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