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Sunset Begins Engineering Unserved Communities; Looks to County Boards of Supervisors and others for Recommendations

March 20, 2017

(Duffield, Va.) — Sunset Digital announced today that engineering teams have begun to work up construction plans for communities that are currently unserved by broadband. The areas selected for these engineering plans will be provided by members of each county’s Board of Supervisors. “This past week …

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Press Release: Sunset Digital Projects Significant Jobs and Investment in Southwest Virginia Following OptiNet Transaction

March 13, 2017

(Duffield, Va.)—Sunset Digital Communications, Inc., released today the results of its initial planning for the implementation of the deployment of broadband in Southwest Virginia that will follow the purchase of OptiNet from BVU Authority. “We have continued to revise our plans to expand broadband …

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Press Release: Sunset Provides Internet to Help Coordinate Firefighting Effort

November 15, 2016

(DUFFIELD, Va.)—Sunset Digital Communications was asked to provide Internet service to help in the effort to fight forest fires in the region. Sunset crews immediately began to connect the City of Norton and Wise County offices so that officials there can better communicate information …

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Press Release: Sunset Helps Bring Federal Cool & Connected Program to Lee County, Virginia

August 24, 2016

(DUFFIELD, Va.)—The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Sustainable Communities and the Department of Agriculture Rural Utilities Service and the Appalachian Regional Commission announced today that Jonesville and Pennington Gap, Virginia, will be part of a pilot program called Cool & Connected …

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Press Release: Sunset Digital to purchase OptiNet Division from BVU

February 5, 2016

(DUFFIELD, Va.)—Paul Elswick, Chief Executive Officer of Sunset Digital Communications, Inc., announced today that an unsolicited offer by his company to purchase the OptiNet Division of Bristol Virginia Utilities Authority (BVU) has been approved by BVU’s Board of Directors. “This is a great day …

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