Emergency Broadband Plan vs CUDs

This relates directly to our discussion at our last meeting. People need Internet now. CUDs hope to get them some in a few years. What to do. from the article: “Vermont’s emergency plan to boost broadband access in the wake of Covid-19 could stifle the growth of...

SoVT CUD Regular Meeting 8/5/2020, 6p

Southern Vermont Communications Union District (SoVT CUD) Meeting by Teleconference* 6:00 PM, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 6:00PM Meeting 1. Call to Order – Start recording 2. Roll Call 3. Conflict of Interest 4. Minutes 5. Announcements 6. Public Comments – by...

Federal Definition of Broadband Is Useless and Harmful

From the article: “In short, the FCC’s 25/3 metric is not only a useless metric, it is an actively harmful one. It masks the rapid monopolization of high-speed access occurring in the United States and obscures the extent to which low-income neighborhoods and...

SoVT CUD ‘teaming’ with Tilson

By Luke Nathan, Bennington Banner The Southern Vermont Communication Union District voted July 13 to enter into a “teaming agreement” with a telecommunications services company that intends to seek federal funds this fall to expand broadband in underserved...

SoVT CUD Special Meeting 7/13, 6p, via Telecon

Southern Vermont Communications Union District (SoVT CUD) Special Meeting by Teleconference* 6:00 PM, Monday, July 13, 2020 1. Call to Order – Start recording 2. Roll Call 3. Conflict of Interest 4. Announcements 5. Public Comments – by teleconference only-...

BIG Feasibility Presentations

Windham Regional Commission (WRC) presentation of feasibility study results for Windham County. Study was done by Rural Innovation Strategies Inc (RISI) and Valleynet, who are also doing the same for SoVT CUD:...

SoVT CUD Meeting 2020.07.01

Our regular monthly meeting will be held Wed 7/1/2020, 6p via teleconference. Instructions in warning: https://sovtcud.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/SoVT-CUD-agenda-20200701-Regular.pdf  

Communications district hires BCRC as grant manager

  By Jim Therrien, Bennington Banner BENNINGTON — The board of the new Southern Vermont Communications Union District met Wednesday to approve a grant management agreement with Bennington County Regional Commission and discussed possible funding sources and an...

June Meeting

Southern Vermont Communications Union District (SoVT CUD) Meeting by Teleconference* 6:00 PM, Wednesday, June 3, 2020 6:00PM Meeting 1. Call to Order – Start recording 2. Roll Call 3. Conflict of Interest 4. Announcements 5. Public Comments – by teleconference only-...