August 2, 2021
Firefly Fiber Broadband - Virtual Town Hall - RISE Project
Monday, August 2, 2021
Do you need better internet? Do you only have access to satellite or cell phone/mobile hotspot for internet service? Join Firefly Fiber Broadband for a Virtual Town Hall on Monday, August 2nd at Noon to learn more about their Rural Internet Service Expansion (RISE) project that would aim to bring fiber broadband to EVERY UNSERVED location in Goochland County and 11 other Central Virginia localities.
Firefly Fiber Broadband has launched the RISE project to survey Goochland and other counties in Central Virginia. If you receive speeds below the 25 Mbps download 3 Mbps upload (25/3) threshold, visit www.fireflyva.com/rise to take the survey.
Join Firefly Fiber Broadband for a Virtual Town Hall on Monday, August 2nd at Noon to learn more about their RISE project, broadband survey, and speed test. Visit https://www.fireflyva.com/town-halls/ to sign up for the town hall, options exist to participate via video or dial-in only.
This survey and speed test data will be used to further define the service area for a regional broadband partnership with Dominion Energy, Central Virginia Electric Cooperative, Firefly Fiber Broadband, and Rappahannock Electric Cooperative that would aim to bring fiber broadband to every unserved location in Goochland County.
Help identify every unserved location in the RISE project area by following this link and taking the survey by August 7! Visit www.fireflyva.com/rise/ from your home computer using your home internet connection and follow the link to complete a short survey providing your address and what internet service options you have.
For more information on the Broadband Access Survey please visit https://www.goochlandva.us/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=647 and also http://www.fireflyva.com/rise/. You can read more about the Regional Broadband Partnership at https://www.goochlandva.us/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=638 and also at http://www.fireflyva.com/rise/.