Sunset News and Updates

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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 …

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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 …

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VCC Votes Unanimous Approval for OptiNet Purchase

August 2, 2017

(DUFFIELD, Va.) Tonight, the Virginia Coalfield Coalition (VCC), which is made up of board members from the Cumberland Plateau and LENOWISCO, voted to approve the transfer of a tower backhaul contract from BVU to Sunset Digital Communications. This is the last local …

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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 …

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Sunset Urges Customers & Vendors to Protect Against Ransomware

May 14, 2017

(DUFFIELD, Va.) 5/14/17— Last week the “WannaCry” Ransomware wreaked havoc globally. It infects systems via email and web-downloaded PDF’s, and then begins to infect other machines on the same network. Updating Windows-based computers with the latest patches protects all machines. This includes older …

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