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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 […]

Firefly Fiber Broadband Wins Auction to Receive Funding from FCC’s Connect America Fund

Firefly Fiber Broadband Wins Auction to Receive Funding from FCC’s Connect America Fund

[ 0 ] November 3, 2018

Arrington Nelson County, Virginia Central Virginia Services, Inc. (CVSI), which does business as Firefly Fiber Broadband, has been awarded $28 million in funding to be paid out over the next ten years from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to offset the cost of making available voice-over IP (VOIP) phone service and gigabit speed broadband to […]

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 : 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 […]

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 […]

Construction On High Speed Fiber Internet Begins In Nelson!

Construction On High Speed Fiber Internet Begins In Nelson!

[ 2 ] December 10, 2011

Colleen Nelson County, Virginia After nearly years in planning, construction officially started this past week for an ultra high speed fiber broadband network that will dramatically improve existing service for many Nelsonians, and bring service to many that don’t have it at all. The construction of the buried fiber line is starting in Colleen near […]

Nelson Broadband Advisory Committee Meets : 8.12.10

Nelson Broadband Advisory Committee Meets : 8.12.10

[ 4 ] August 12, 2010

Lovingston Nelson County, Virginia Progress continues on Nelson getting a fiber optic backbone in place for the county to provide the next generation of ultra high speed internet to much of the county. Nelson’s Broadband Advisory Committee held its first meeting Wednesday afternoon in Lovingston. The purpose of the committee is to study and advise […]

BPL : Martins Store Substation Update : 4.24.09

BPL : Martins Store Substation Update : 4.24.09

[ 29 ] April 25, 2009

This is the latest update received from IBEC on Friday 4.24.09 Nelson County, Virginia Martins Store Substation BPL Update April 24, 2009 This has been a better week. We have had crews most of the week and have been able to work on issues, although they were rained out Monday and part of Tuesday. While […]

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