The DBLLC put their money where their mouth is, hosting a Chili Cook-Off to raise funds for the Salvation Army Hurricane Disaster Relief Fund. The group raised $445, with a company match making their total contribution $990! There were several entries, with the top honors going to: Kari Walrich, 1st Place; Lilly Neal, 2nd Place; and Susan Johnson, 3rd Place, not to mention the bragging rights the victors get to enjoy, as well. Great job by all of the participants, those who cooked and those who ate for a worthy cause.
The KentuckyWired Project has taken flight with the first aerial Fiber Optic Cable being placed in Lexington, KY in July 2017. The DBLLC will soon have crews working across the Commonwealth to provide the 3400+ Middle Mile project. The project will place Kentucky as the first in the nation to have this high speed internet backbone available in all 120 counties. Continue reading “KentuckyWired Project Has Gone Aerial”
The DBLLC team volunteered at God’s Pantry Food Bank in June 2017 to assist in their mission to reduce hunger in Kentucky. The team helped label over 6,000 cans of food, which will be distributed throughout the region. The event was so well attended by the members of the DBLLC, they have decided to make this a monthly opportunity to serve the community.
The Lexington Kentucky NG-KIH team was proud to partner with Toys For Tots to bring cheer to many children in the Lexington, KY area this holiday season.
Brian Mefford, CEO of CNX, announced on October 11 at the 2016 SmartGig Ohio Business Technology Conference a new partnership between CNX and Macquarie Capital. This new partnership offers solutions for cities and states that want to expand their broadband architecture and achieve better connectivity. Continue reading “CNX AND MACQUARIE CAPTIAL PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCED”
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 16, 2016) – Today Gov. Matt Bevin and U.S. Congressman Hal Rogers announced that the state’s broadband initiative, KentuckyWired, is moving forward with the initial build out in eastern Kentucky followed by the rest of the state. Since announced last year, significant progress has been made in engineering, site design and surveys along with strategic partnership agreements and more. Continue reading “KentuckyWired Statewide Broadband Network Initiative Moving Forward in Eastern Kentucky and Beyond”
FRANKFORT – KentuckyWired, the new statewide network of fiber optic lines that will carry high-speed broadband into every single county of Kentucky in an effort to serve government locations, is running behind schedule with the first phase. Continue reading “Phase 1 of the KentuckyWired project is ramping construction”
Leveraging KentuckyWired For Economic Development
On June 17, 2016, the Fiber Optic Association (FOA), in partnership with Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) hosted a meeting to discuss the critical need for workforce development to support the construction of the KentuckyWired broadband project. Our goal for the meeting was to exchange information and to ensure that there are shared goals with all the key players in workforce development for KentuckyWired. Continue reading “Kentucky Wired Workforce Summit 2016”