DVFiber News

DVFiber is on a Mission

DVFiber believes that the Internet is an essential service for every Vermonter. We are committed to going to the last mile. Why? The future of our communities’ health depends on closing the digital divide and driving economic diversity. DVFiber is…

Federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Promises Broadband Support

An article by award-winning journalist Olga Peters, published recently in the Brattleboro Commons, points to potential investments into Vermont’s grassroots broadband efforts. Now just a year old, DVFiber seeks to enter a public / private partnership to achieve the goal…

DVFiber expands. Now 22 towns

At two recent meetings, the DVCUD Governing Board voted to welcome two new towns into the Deerfield Valley Communications Union District (DVCUD, dba DVFiber). Winhall and Searsburg join 20 other towns in three counties. To gain membership in a communications…

DVFiber Seeks Proposals for Public/Private Partnership

DVFiber seeks proposals from private sector firms or groups of firms to form a public / private partnership with DVFiber that will provide Fiber to the Premises (FTTP) Internet service and Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP) service to locations in…

Newfane joins DVFiber

At its December meeting, the Governing Board voted unanimously to welcome Newfane into the Deerfield Valley Communications Union District (DVCUD, dba DVFiber). With the admission of Newfane, the DVCUD now includes 20 towns. To gain membership in a communications union district…

Three towns join DVFiber

At its November meeting, the DVFiber Governing Board voted unanimously to welcome three Connecticut River towns into the Deerfield Valley Communications Union District (dba DVFiber). With the admission of Dummerston, Putney, and Westminster to the DVFiber board, the expanding district…

DVFiber Offers a Path to Broadband for All

Letter to the Editor: Deerfield Valley News To the Editor, The one key thing to know about DV Fiber is that, where there was none before, we finally have a path to secure high speed broadband for all unserved and…

DVCUD expands to 16 towns

At its October meeting, the DVCUD governing board unanimously approved CUD membership for Weston, further expanding the district and its vision for reliable, affordable high-speed internet in southeastern Vermont. In order to join the CUD, a town’s selectboard must vote…

DVFiber Receives Start-Up Grants

DVFiber announces two recent grant awards in support of work to secure reliable, high-speed broadband for southeastern Vermont. DVFiber is the not for profit business created by Deerfield Valley Communications Union District (DVCUD).  DVFiber secured a grant of $100,000 from…

Broadband Funding Programs Announced

The Vermont Public Service Department (PSD) is coordinating two programs funded by the federal CARES Act that aim to expand delivery of high-speed internet service (“broadband”), with particular attention to reaching locations that have needs for distance learning, telehealth, or…