Alexander County September 2020

New Towers, New Public WiFi, New Service Areas We have been busy in Alexander County and apologize for the long gap between newsletters. Since our last update in April, we have expanded our Alexander County service area. This newsletter will describe the expansion. Additional Topics in this Newsletter: Customer Satisfaction Survey Results Even Better Support…

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…

Labor installing Cedar Grove Fire Department Tower

Orange County June Updates

Cedar Grove Fire Department Tower is Live The tower at Cedar Grove Fire Department (720 Hawkins Rd) is now live. We’re installing a handful of customers around this tower in June as we do network testing. Starting in July, we will be scheduling and installing more customers. If you’re getting this email, we have your…

Workers fixing issue on the tower

Orange County May Updates

First Customer Live in Orange County Last week, Open Broadband turned up its first tower and installed its first customer in Orange County! This is an exciting milestone, but we still have lots of work to do. For the rest of the month we’ll be testing the tower, making needed adjustments and adding a limited…

OpenBB Trucks in Seven Springs

Orange County April Updates

We’re Almost There! It’s April, which means our equipment is here and ready to go, with our tower climbers on standby. All we are waiting for is the final green light from the county which should be any day now. Once we get the go-ahead, tower climbers will install our antennas on the towers and…