Rowan April 2022 Newsletter

Welcome to the First Edition of the Open Broadband Newsletter for Rowan County 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 fixed-wireless Internet service in your area, updates on ongoing projects and interesting articles about wireless…

Merry Christmas! December Updates

The Ellendale Tower Expansion is Live Open Broadband successfully installed the equipment for the Ellendale Tower at 531 Willie McLeod Rd is now live. We have been installing customers at speeds up to 200 Mbps off this tower. See the updated map for more information about the expansion. We are getting 200 Mbps on most…

Orange County August Updates

Testing Upgraded CBRS Equipment and Updated Coverage Area Open Broadband recently updated the equipment on silos and towers in Efland, Cedar Grove, and Schley. The goals included improving coverage, speeds, and wireless signal reliability. The new equipment is the latest technology available for long-distance, high-speed Internet supporting both our Line of Sight, and Non Line…

Alexander County Broadband Update for July

New Hub Deployed Since our last update we added a new hub at 675 Oxford School Rd in Taylorsville. _ The pictures above show the new hub as installed and the map above shows the area possibly serviceable through the new hub. If your home is in this area reach out to Nick if you…

Option for those on the Broadband waitlist

High-Speed Quick Connect Cellular If we haven’t made it to your address, and you can’t wait for our residential broadband to reach your home, then you may be able to get cellular home Internet service within the next few days. Open Broadband offers cellular high-speed Wi-Fi. You can sign up and register an account online…

Alexander County May Updates

New Hubs and Service Areas We added two new hubs since the last newsletter. The new hubs are Rocky Face Baptist Church and Fairview Baptist Church. Check to see if your location is likely serviceable. Map Showing Service Area in April 2021 Link Green Area: If your address is in the green area then it is…

Alexander County April Updates

Alexander County Approves Expansion Project The expansion will focus on providing broadband service to residents in areas of the county that are underserved. The expansion will consist of two phases. The first phase of the expansion will provide service to around 650 customers. The expansion project is described in detail in the March 31, Alexander…

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Orange County February 2021 Updates

SCHLEY TOWER IS UP AND RUNNING ! Tower in Schley is now operational We are pleased to report that our equipment is now installed on the tower in Schley, and we began activating line-of-sight customers with up to 100 Mbps speed. Our non-line-of-sight equipment is going through final QA testing prior to activating new customers…

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Kerr-Tar February 2021 Updates

Franklin County Service in Franklin County is live and expanding We continue to sign up residents in view of the tower at White Level Road and they are extremely pleased with the high speeds offered by our line of sight technology. Many of those customers are  subscribing to our 100 MB service, 50 MB or our standard 25 MB providing much…