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VCC Vote: Final Step to OptiNet Approval

June 21, 2017

(DUFFIELD, Va.) 6/21/17— Tonight The Virginia Coalfield Coalition (VCC), which is made up of board members from the Cumberland Plateau and LENOWISCO, is expected to vote whether or not to approve the transfer of a tower backhaul contract from BVU to Sunset Digital Communications. This is the last local approval requiring board action for the purchase of OptiNet to move forward. Sunset has offered $50 million to BVU for its Broadband division, the purchase price is to include all assets and equipment including existing towers currently owned and operated by BVU. Sunset is hopeful the board will vote in favor of the transfer which will ensure both the value of the network, and reliability of the towers and pave the way for network expansion into Southwest Virginia.

About Sunset Digital Communications, Inc.

Sunset Digital is a next-generation fiber-optic services company based in Duffield, Va., that provides broadband Internet, private data, fiber-optic TV, telephone to residents, businesses, medical facilities, banks, and other Internet service providers. Sunset also has branch offices in Kingsport and Tazewell, Tenn.

Sunset Digital designs, constructs, and operates next-generation Fiber-to-the-Premises networks that provide private connectivity, Internet, and entertainment services to business, educational, and residential customers in Tennessee and Virginia. As a Tier II gig-to-the-home Internet provider, Sunset also direct-peers with all major Internet content providers and hosts content servers locally for full and fast data availability. Sunset’s Converged Packet Optical network carries the majority of the regional bandwidth for carriers and retail customers alike, providing continuous scalability and high availability at a low cost.

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