Looking for Internet Service?
December 30, 2021 – Looking for internet for your home or business, but not sure which internet service providers are available in your area? Lamoille FiberNet CUD can help you identify your options. Finding an ISP (Internet Service Provider) can be challenging in rural areas, and information online can sometimes be confusing or misleading, with automated location-based advertisements claiming to provide service to addresses that aren’t covered.
Lamoille FiberNet CUD Receives $1.19M Grant
December 22, 2021 – Lamoille FiberNet Communications Union District (CUD) was recently awarded a grant by the Vermont Community Broadband Board. Lamoille FiberNet is one of nine CUDs across Vermont working to bring high speed, synchronous fiber internet connections to Vermont’s communities. Lamoille FiberNet CUD serves Belvidere, Cambridge, Eden, Hyde Park, Johnson, Morrisville, Stowe, Waterville, and Wolcott, and is in discussions with other towns that may join the district.
When will I be able to get fiber internet service from Lamoille FiberNet? What takes so long?
November 23, 2021 – When will I be able to get fiber internet service from Lamoille FiberNet? What takes so long? Well, we are glad you asked! Here are the general steps the Lamoille FiberNet and the other Vermont CUDs (Communications Union Districts) must take to bring “fiber to the premise” (FTTP) and provide high speed internet service to rural Vermont.
Free Public Wifi Hotspots in Lamoille
November 2, 2021 – Did you know there are a number of places in Lamoille that offer free, publicly accessible WiFi? The Department of Public Services assembled a list of all such locations in March 2020 and maintains a map of them on their website. All these sites are publicly accessible at all hours and are completely free to use, though some may have a (publicly available) password.
DSL, Cable and Fiber. What’s The Difference
October 25, 2021 – DSL, Cable, Fiber – What is all this stuff?
When the Internet was new, getting connected was a luxury. The sound of a modem negotiating a “handshake” to the answering modem was exciting. Everyone’s speeds were very similar unless you were one of the lucky folks who could afford ISDN or a T1 connection.
Lamoille FiberNet CUD Announces New Executive Director
September 29, 2021 – Lamoille FiberNet Communications Union District is pleased to welcome Val Davis as their new executive director.
Wolcott is now officially added to Lamoille FiberNet!
September 10, 2021 – Lamoille FiberNet is pleased to announce that we now have nine member towns: Belvidere, Cambridge, Eden, Hyde Park, Johnson, Morristown, Stowe, Waterville, and Wolcott.
Lamoille FiberNet receives broadband grant
August 26, 2021 – Lamoille FiberNet Communications Union District announced that it has been awarded a $120,970 grant from the VT Dept. of Public Service, to help fund some of the steps needed before construction of the Lamoille FiberNet broadband network. The grant work will build upon a feasibility study and business plan completed in the past year, and the funds come from the federal American Rescue Plan Act.
Lamoille FiberNet Welcomes New Board Members
July 14, 2021 – Several new board members and alternates began serving on the governing board of the Lamoille FiberNet Communications Union District in May.
What is internet upload speed? Why is it important?
June 2, 2021 — When talking about broadband internet speed, there are two different numbers to pay attention to: download speed and upload speed. Download speed determines how fast data can be sent to your device, such as when you receive emails, load websites, download files, or stream videos. Upload speed determines how fast data can be sent from your device, such as when you’re using sharing your live video and audio in a virtual meeting, uploading files to the cloud, or doing work on remote computers.