Breezeline completes 150-mile fiber expansion

Breezeline recently announced construction has been completed on a $7.2 million, 150-mile fiber-broadband network to serve more than 1,400 homes and businesses in Mathews, Caroline, Lancaster and Middlesex counties.

The project has been funded through a $4.2 million Virginia Telecommunication Initiative (VATI) grant administered by the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD). Breezeline contributed $1.5 million towards the project, with the remaining $1.5 million supported by the counties. The first homes were activated through the initiative in May 2022.

“We are excited to have completed the construction of this state-of-the-art fiber-broadband network to serve the homes and businesses of these four counties,” said William T. Newborg, director of grants and. . .

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