Franklin, Granville, and Vance Counties May 2020 Updates

A Message from Open Broadband concerning COVID-19 Staying connected even when apart COVID-19 has brought many changes to our communities, affecting the ways we live, work and interact. But throughout these changes, one thing has stayed constant: Our determination to serve you and your internet needs in a safe manner.Working in your community As one of…

Orange County April 2020 Updates

A Message from Open Broadband concerning COVID-19 Staying connected even when apart COVID-19 has brought many changes to our communities, affecting the ways we live, work and interact. But throughout these changes, one thing has stayed constant: Our determination to serve you and your internet needs in a safe manner. Working in your community As one…

Alexander County March 2020 Updates

Streets With Customers We have turned up customers on the following streets in Alexander County: 3rd Ave SW Coon Mountain Ln Daniels Lumber Rd Fair Acres Ln Forest Rd Fox Way Rd Hammer Rd Hayden Burke Rd Henry Rd Henry Watts Rd High Point Dr Highway 16 N Ingram Farm Rd Jay Burke Rd Kelsoe…

Franklin, Granville, and Vance Counties March 2020 Updates

Welcome to the First Edition of the Open Broadband Newsletter for Franklin, Granville and Vance Counties Open Broadband welcomes you to the world of High-Speed Internet. This newsletter will provide you with information about the current status of Open Broadband’s progress of providing wireless Internet service in your county, updates on ongoing projects and interesting…

Orange County March 2020 Updates

Federal Communications Commissioner Brendan Carr (right) visited one of Open Broadband’s WISP deployment stations in Cedar Grove Township. He is pictured with Orange County Chief Information Officer Jim Northrup and Open Broadband’s Kent Winrich and Alan Fitzpatrick. FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr Visits Orange County In February, Open Broadband and Orange County IT hosted a visit…

County Commissioner Meeting

Update for Wayne County Commissioners August 2018

We updated the Wayne County commissioners this week on the status of our network build in the county. 10 vertical assets have been secured, fiber has been delivered to two areas in the county, and fixed-wireless service has been installed for residential, farm, and small business applications in the southern part of the county. Grantham,…

Town Hall -Snow Hill building

Greene County prepares for Broadband

Greene County NC is conducting a community survey on broadband needs. The Reflector in Greenville wrote an article about Greene County’s plans here. Excerpt: “Greene County is circulating a survey as part of its broadband initiative to determine internet/broadband access of all residents. “The primary goal is to identify underserved areas and work to attract internet…

Free Wi-Fi & Fun Sports in open golds boro

How Public Wi-Fi Zones Improve Communities

Wi-Fi has become a critical resource in our communities. It is generally free for the user, low-cost to implement and support, offers strong coverage over a defined area, and is easy to access on any device by clicking on the SSID in the dropdown list. Other benefits include improving productivity (work from anywhere), access to…