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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 […]

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 […]

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