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CONSTRUCTION ALERT: Fiber expands to Cambridge, Jeffersonville, Belvidere and Waterville

Fidium Fiber to expand network for Lamoille FiberNet Communications Union District, bringing multi-gig service to more than 1,600 homes and businesses in Cambridge and Jeffersonville

What: Fidium Fiber is expanding service of its all-fiber internet network to more than 1,600 homes and businesses in Cambridge and Jeffersonville, as well as locations in Belvidere and Waterville, Vt. Construction is scheduled to begin as soon as June 7. Through fiber expansion in these and other local communities, thousands of residents and business owners will have access to Fidium’s multi-gig speed fiber internet service. 

Fidium expansion in these communities comes through its partnership with Lamoille FiberNet Communications Union District. In addition to Cambridge, Jeffersonville, Belvidere and Waterville, construction is also underway in Eden, Johnson and Stowe, and fiber expansion will begin soon in other CUD communities, including Elmore, Hyde Park, Morristown, and Wolcott.

The work of installing new fiber optic lines along roads and in public utility areas requires some digging and climbing of utility poles. Crews will be working along the edge of private property within the public right-of-way and/or public utility easements. This work may require some temporary traffic detours, noise and dust. Paint markings and/or flags may be placed in areas where construction is active. Flags will be removed once work is complete in the area. Crews will work quickly, clean up after themselves and will aim to minimize any disruption. 

We know this work could be inconvenient for our community and appreciate your patience while we upgrade neighborhoods to 100% fiber internet. More information on the fiber build progress will be shared with town and city officials, as well as residents. Mailers, door hangers and construction alerts will be distributed to keep the public informed, and Fidium representatives will be visiting neighborhoods to share more about what to expect during construction and how to sign up to be the first notified as soon as service is ready to install. 

“We are thrilled to begin construction in Cambridge, Belvidere and Waterville this week, and even more excited that Fidium is expanding its investment beyond our grant-funded build to reach the Pleasant Valley area of Cambridge,” said Jeff Tilton, Waterville Delegate and Lamoille FiberNet CUD Board Chair. “When the project is completed this fall, universal fiber broadband service will be available in Belvidere and Waterville and the nearly all of Cambridge.” 

To learn more about the fiber internet construction process and sign up for updates on our progress, visit FidiumFiber.com/Expanding. Residents with specific construction questions or concerns should contact (877) 769-4771.  

When: Fiber infrastructure construction is scheduled to begin as soon as June 7 these communities, with exact start dates varying by location.  

Where: Construction will impact specific areas in these communities, noted in this map (see link for greater map detail): https://batchgeo.com/map/jeffersonville-vt-june-2024,

To check your address for service availability, visit FidiumFiber.com. Residents with specific construction questions or concerns should contact (877) 769-4771.

To learn more about the fiber internet construction process and sign up for updates on our progress, visit FidiumFiber.com/Expanding. To check your address for service availability, visit FidiumFiber.com.

OUR LAMOILLE FIBERNET VISION:  
Every home and business in our territory will be connected to fast, reliable internet service. 

OUR LAMOILLE FIBERNET MISSION: 
To prioritize access of unserved and underserved addresses to symmetrical, high-speed, and affordable internet service – as soon as possible. 

For more info about Lamoille FiberNet, go to http://www.LamoilleFiber.net.

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Lamoille FiberNet Media Contact:
Lisa Birmingham, (802) 851-0087, director@LamoilleFiber.Net


Fidium/Consolidated Communications Media Contacts:
Kyle Thweatt, (802) 651-0154, kyle.thweatt@consolidated.com
Nicole Elton, (510) 316-1430, nicole.elton@consolidated.com  

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