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…

Happy Holidays

Orange County December Updates

Recent Customer Activations In November and early December we’ve been installing new broadband service on: Efland Cedar Grove Rd, Hawkins Rd, Covey Creek Rd, Tilley Rd, Bend Ct, NC Hwy 86 N, Walnut Grove Church Rd, Carr Store Rd, Poplar Ln, and Brookhollow Rd. We continue to focus on serving customers near our towers and…

Merry Christmas

Alexander County December Updates

First Customers in Alexander County We have a lot to be thankful for this holiday season. Since the November newsletter, we installed our antennas on Linney’s Mountain Tower, tuned the settings, turned up our first customers, and recruited our first local installers. We are still in the process of training our local installers and expanding…

Map of recent fixed-wireless instalaltions

Orange County November Updates

Customer Activations & Network Growth In October we continued to install customers in Cedar Grove near the Ruritan and Cedar Grove United Methodist Church. We also completed installs further North along Wilkerson Rd. The picture below shows some of the recent installation locations. November should be a busy month as we continue activations and look…