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…

Apple Festival

Alexander County November Updates

Taylorsville Apple Festival – Marketing and Free WiFi We loved offering free WiFi at the Taylorsville Apple Festival and having a tent at the festival where we educated people about fixed wireless and informed them about the pilot program in Alexander County. We signed people up for the waitlist during the festival and gave out…

Cedar Grove Coon Hunters Assoc

Orange County October Updates

Customer Activations We are continuing to progress with customer activations in Cedar Grove. We have activated multiple homes on Jessie Lane and have also begun extending service to residents on Lees Chapel Rd. West of the Ruritan Club has been a challenging area for us due to the the density of the woods/trees behind the…

Alexander County October Updates

Linney Mountain Tower    Linney Mountain Tower will be our first Alexander County Point of Presence. This location was selected because of its height and central location. We are coordinating with the county and the tower team to get the broadband equipment installed on Linney Moutain Tower and anticipate that we will be able to start turning…

Broadband hubs in Cedar Grove NC

Orange County September Updates

Customer Activations Our customer activations are making progress, although slower than we would like. In August we installed service in homes in Efland and Hillsborough. In September we will be working along Efland – Cedar Grove Rd and Carr Store Rd, as well as the Little River Church Rd area where it meets Dawn Dr.…

Orange County August Updates

  Pictured: Antennas mounted on a silo at 3904 Harmony Church Rd., Efland Network Build Continues In July we mounted antennas on a silo in north Efland. This joins the Hillsborough tower and Cedar Grove Fire Department tower as access points to our network. We now have two fiber circuits into the county, connection to…

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…

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…