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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 : 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 County Gets Greenlight & $$$ To Extend Existing Fiber Network

Nelson County Gets Greenlight & $$$ To Extend Existing Fiber Network

[ 0 ] February 13, 2015

Lovingston Nelson County, Virginia Just a 4 years after after Nelson County broke ground on its original fiber network a recent grant allocation by The Virginia Department of Housing & Community Development will allow the expansion of fiber into areas south of Route 6 (Martins Store) into Nellysford and along Route 151 to Route 664 […]

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 […]

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