Virginia Working to Increase Broadband Access

State leaders are working to bring broadband access to the many rural areas of Virginia that still don’t have it. “It is most definitely a challenge,” said Virginia Systems for MetroCast Communications General Manager Bill Newborg. Due to logistical and financial challenges, it can be a struggle for isolated neighborhoods to convince...

Rural Broadband: Opportunities in the Digital Divide

April 30, 2015 – Bob Nichols, Declaration Networks CEO, is a panelist at “Rural Broadband: Opportunities in the Digital Divide”. The event was organized by The HUB, a leading networking organization. Barry Toser, DNG’s EVP of Sales & CMO, is the President and Co-founder of The HUB. Having access to the...

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The Rural Broadband Digital Divide

There is a high degree of awareness of how differences in Internet connectivity contribute to the “digital divide” experienced by many, if not most, rural areas. Less is understood about a very real divide that exists from (a lack of) utilization. That’s right, just as important as “speed” is how...

Broadband and the Farm

by Keith Montgomery, Rural Telecom Congress Vice President & CFO of Declaration Networks Group. Broadband technology is an essential tool to those who are linked to the land – modern farmers and ranchers, landowners, builders, and loggers that feed and supply the nation. Their efforts and success drive a significant...

High-Speed Internet Service to be Launched in Virginia

Declaration Networks Group (DNG) plans to launch residential high-speed Internet service on the Eastern Shore of Virginia in May of 2015.  Under its NeuBeam™ product line, the service will bring download speeds of 5 – 30 Mbps to the customers in this area.  Pricing will begin at $50/month. The Eastern...

FCC Gets it Right on Community Broadband

On an historic day at the Federal Communications Commission, the agency preempted laws in North Carolina and Tennessee that restrict the ability of communities to provide broadband service to their residents. The action came in response to petitions filed last year by community broadband providers in Chattanooga, Tenn., and Wilson,...

DNG Awarded $1.3 Million to Build Out Network in Garrett County, MD

January 23, 2015, Vienna, Virginia – DNG has been awarded a contract to construct, deploy, operate and maintain a high-speed broadband network in Garrett County, Maryland.  Through this opportunity with the County, DNG offers an innovative strategy to create a sustainable broadband ecosystem that will not only address the digital...