Some REC member-owners in Louisa County are one step closer to having access to broadband internet service.
More than 25,000 Central Virginians Could Get Broadband Access Through Regional Broadband Partnership
Dominion Energy Virginia, Firefly Fiber Broadband, Rappahannock Electric Cooperative and the Counties of Albemarle, Appomattox, Buckingham, Cumberland, Fluvanna, Goochland, Greene, Louisa, and Powhatan have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding to advance a regional broadband partnership.
Firefly Fiber Broadband, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Central Virginia Electric Cooperative (CVEC), is currently offering discounts to eligible households in accordance with the Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) included in the COVID-19 Relief Bill.
Firefly announced that their fiber broadband and voice-over-IP phone service will be available in the Henson’s Store area of Louisa County sooner than anticipated.
Louisa County is finalizing a partnership with Rappahannock Electric, Firefly Fiber Broadband, and Dominion Energy Virginia to ensure high-speed internet access is available to all of the homes and businesses in the County.
Five electric cooperatives in Virginia and Maryland have announced the creation of an innovative association of broadband cooperatives to help bring world-class internet service to underserved rural areas.
Firefly Fiber BroadbandSM, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Central Virginia Electric Cooperative (CVEC), announced its plans to make fiber-connected, gigabit speed broadband internet service available to every home and business in Nelson County by the end of calendar year 2024.