• Vermont broadband expansion proceeding in Orange County
    The Associated Press | September 12,2013
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
     
    MONTPELIER - The Vermont Telecommunications Authority says broadband Internet service is expanding in northern Orange County.

    The first seven miles of the Orange County Fiber Connector project are in service and a total of more than 32 miles of the 36-mile route have been hung on utility poles.

    The route begins in Chelsea, generally follows Route 113 to Thetford and then Route 132 to Sharon.

    The authority compares the fiber to interstate highways with a large capacity to transmit data. Internet service providers then connect customers to the fiber network.

    Gov. Peter Shumlin has set the goal of ensuring all Vermonters have access to broadband Internet service by the end of this year.
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
    2 Comments
    MORE IN This Just In
    Environmental advocacy groups are citing the low cost of oil as grounds to re-evaluate the... Full Story
    Did Marco Rubio’s momentum just come to a screeching halt? Full Story
    KILLINGTON — Devin Fernandez, almost completely blind, knew the mountain’s white surface dropped... Full Story
    Blind skier events draws 30 attendees
    More Articles