Fiber Optic Infrastructure Construction Continues in Western Nevada County

The Central Valley Next-Generation Broadband Infrastructure Project has began boring and trenching during the past few weeks, as a large open access fiber optic cable is being brought into western Nevada County. CVIN (dba Vast Networks) is building this American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA) and California Advanced Services Fund (CASF) funded 18-county project and [...]

Article in The Union Describes Vast Networks Project Overview

Viable Internet solution project identified for county written by Matthew Renda, The Union (reprinted)

An Internet infrastructure project scheduled for immediate commencement is expected to provide a viable solution to the region’s persistent Internet problems.

“This marks the beginning of a new era for Internet access for Nevada County,” said John Paul of Spiral [...]

What Killed the NCC Wireless Broadband Infrastructure Project?

Over two months have passed since the Nevada County Connected (NCC) wireless broadband infrastructure project received its letter of rejection from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) for Round 2 broadband stimulus funding. Like any good story, there is background that helps frame the present. Typically, the “winners” get the stage and the [...]