Sep 29, 2023
Approximately 300 residents have the opportunity to receive RURALBAND service in Sussex County. The new zones opening will be in the Homeville and Littleton areas that encompass the Route 35 corridor from Courthouse Road to the Southampton County line.
This includes members on: Jerusalem Plank Road, Cerney Road, Old Forty Road, Sussex Drive, Newville Road, Mill Lane, Jennies Lane, Wood Lane, Sandy Hill Road, Peters Bridge Road, Shelton Lane, Jacksons Lane, Edmond Lane, Gondon Lane, Union Hill Road, Beaver Dam Road, Cool Spring Road, Winfield Lane, Gaspare Lane, Coopers Lane, Bailey Road, Blacks Lane, Dogwood Lane, and Jacksons Lane.
The broadband initiative continues to make progress thanks to the collaboration with several partners including Dominion Energy, Sussex County Administration, Virginia Telecommunication Initiative (VATI), and Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD).
"As we lay the foundation for the next phase of growth for RURALBAND, we’re thrilled to put shovels in the ground and offer our incredible services to even more of our rural communities,” the co-op’s President and CEO, Sarat Yellepeddi, expressed.
Members are encouraged to take advantage of RURALBAND’s broadband internet and phone services. Simply tell us your address, and we can let you know your availability at join.ruralband.coop.
About Prince George Electric Cooperative:
Prince George Electric Cooperative, headquartered in Waverly, Virginia is a not-for-profit member-owned energy provider serving more than 12,000 homes, farms, and businesses in Dinwiddie, Isle of Wight, Prince George, Southampton, Surry, Sussex, and the town of Waverly. Chartered in 1939 to provide electric service to farms, the co-op today serves as a community partner and provides educational, recreational and community assistance services to enhance the quality of life of its members throughout the diverse communities it serves. Prince George Electric Cooperative is an equal opportunity provider and employer. For more information, visit www.pgec.coop.
RURALBAND is the wholly owned fiber subsidiary of Prince George Electric Cooperative, created to manage and operate the fiber-to-the-home network and service for cooperative members.