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Firefly Fiber Broadband Welcomes New General Manager

Firefly Fiber Broadband Welcomes New General Manager

[ 1 ] March 10, 2020

Release via CVEC on 3.10.20 Palmyra, Va. — Firefly Fiber BroadbandSM is pleased to announce the appointment of Dennis Reece to the position of General Manager, effective February 24, 2020.  Reece comes to Firefly after more than two decades at Citizens Telephone Cooperative in Floyd, Va, including twelve years as the Assistant General Manager and […]

Nelson County Announces Transfer of Fiber Optic Middle Mile Network to Firefly Fiber Broadband

Nelson County Announces Transfer of Fiber Optic Middle Mile Network to Firefly Fiber Broadband

[ 0 ] February 12, 2020

    Arrington Nelson County, VA RELEASE VIA CVEC: Nelson County and Firefly Fiber BroadbandSM (Firefly) announced the transfer of the fiber optic middle mile network previously operated by the Nelson County Broadband Authority (NCBA) to Firefly for future operation as part of the growing Firefly fiber optic network bringing reliable, affordable broadband to rural […]

CVEC Announces Second Stop in Nelson County for Fiber Network Installation

CVEC Announces Second Stop in Nelson County for Fiber Network Installation

[ 0 ] August 2, 2018

Arrington Nelson County, Virginia Central Virginia Electric Cooperative (CVEC) announced the next stop for fiber installation will be in Nelson County in 2019, providing communications for a smart grid system and delivering high speed internet to its members.  Nelson County was selected as the next stop due to the lowest cost to serve based on […]

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 […]

Appomattox : CVEC Crews Working Over Weekend To Prepare For Eventual Fiber Install

Appomattox : CVEC Crews Working Over Weekend To Prepare For Eventual Fiber Install

[ 0 ] July 20, 2018

  Appomattox County, Virginia From CVEC: CVEC crews will be working in the Appomattox area this weekend performing maintenance and make ready work for the fiber install. They will be installing anchors, repositioning transformers, and replacing poles. Here are a few photos of what you might see.  

Appomattox : CVEC Announces First Stop For Fiber Network Installation

Appomattox : CVEC Announces First Stop For Fiber Network Installation

[ 0 ] June 22, 2018

Arrington Nelson County, Virginia Central Virginia Electric Cooperative (CVEC) will begin installation of fiber in Appomattox by September, providing communications for a smart grid system and delivering high speed internet to its members.  Appomattox was selected as the first stop due to the lowest cost to serve based on a nearly $1 million grant from […]

Nelson : Repairs Underway To Major Fiber Cable Cut In Nellysford : Some Customers Restored : Updated 1:30 PM

Nelson : Repairs Underway To Major Fiber Cable Cut In Nellysford : Some Customers Restored : Updated 1:30 PM

[ 0 ] January 15, 2016

Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia Updated 1:30 PM 1.15.16 Within the past couple of hours reports of service being restored have popped up. Ntelos customers regained 3 & 4 G service and many landline telephone customers are back online. Lines at Wintergreen were reported to be working again as of roughly 1PM.  Verizon repair crews continue […]

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. […]

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