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Sunset Earns Grant to Expand Tennessee Rural Broadband

January 26, 2018

(Duffield, VA)—Sunset Digital Communications will bring new broadband access to communities in Hancock and Claiborne counties after the State of Tennessee awarded a $1.3 million grant to the Duffield, VA-based company. Sunset will also invest $1.1 million to bring the total investment to $2.4 …

Sunset Receives FCC Approval for OptiNet Purchase

January 22, 2018

(Duffield, Virginia) – Last week the Federal Trade Commission Wireline Competition Bureau granted the application of Sunset Digital Communication’s for a transfer of control of certain assets of the OptiNet Division of the BVU Authority pursuant to Federal Communication Commission’s streamlined procedures for …

Sunset Statement in Support of Virginia Rural Broadband Coalition

December 20, 2017

DUFFIELD, VA – Sunset Digital Communications is proud to be a member of the Virginia Rural Broadband Coalition (VRBC) whose formation was announced yesterday. We look forward to supporting the coalition’s efforts to be a voice for those that need broadband where they work …

Sunset Digital planning wireless service to accelerate broadband access

October 12, 2017

(Duffield, Va.) – As Sunset Digital Communications prepares to finalize its $50 million acquisition of Bristol Virginia Utilities’ OptiNet, the company has announced a plan to accelerate broadband access to rural communities via wireless hotspots they term ‘SunSpots’. The initiative is aligned with the …

Sunset Statement on Gubernatorial Debate and Increasing Access to Broadband in Southwest Virginia

October 9, 2017

(DUFFIELD, Va.) – The two major-party candidates for Governor meet tonight in Southwest Virginia for their third, and final, debate before the November 7th election. Both candidates support broadband expansion to rural Virginia, and we appreciate this commitment to help families and …