January 29, 2021 – A utility pole assessment commissioned by Lamoille FiberNet CUD has been completed, moving the CUD one step closer to the buildout of their fiber optic broadband network.
January 18, 2021 – The Stowe Selectboard voted to join the Lamoille FiberNet Communications Union District, a municipal entity formed in July 2020 for the purpose of making locally controlled, affordable and reliable high-speed Internet service available to every address within its member towns.
January 11, 2021 – Lamoille FiberNet Communications Union District has partnered with Lamoille North Supervisory Union (LNSU) and Lamoille South Unified Union School District (LSUU) to provide internet connectivity to students in need.
January 4, 2021 – Lamoille FiberNet Communications Union District (CUD) has been awarded a $20,000 grant from the Vermont Community Foundation (VCF) for general operating support.
November 30, 2020 – A feasibility study on building a network to deliver high speed broadband to underserved areas in the Lamoille region has now been completed.
November 12, 2020 – Lamoille FiberNet announced that it has taken the first step toward building fiber-based broadband network in its north central Vermont region.
August 26, 2020 – Two more towns have joined the Lamoille FiberNet Communications Union District, which was established to expand the effectiveness of and access to broadband in member towns.
August 25, 2020 – The social distancing that has resulted from the Covid – 19 pandemic have heightened awareness of the disparities in Vermont’s broadband access. In recognition of the urgent need for broadband – for online education, remote work and telehealth service — the Vermont legislature directed some of the Covid-related funding to support the work of Communications Union Districts.
August 6, 2020 – The Lamoille FiberNet Communications Union District is asking all residents and businesses in the region to fill out a survey to help the district understand the broadband needs.
July 17, 2020 – The Vermont Community Foundation has identified rural connectivity/broadband as one of five Covid Recovery initiatives, and the Lamoille FiberNet Communications Union District (Lamoille FiberNet) has received a $10,000 grant to support its initial work in improving broadband in the Lamoille region.