RICHMOND, Va. – All Points Broadband, Dominion Energy, and King William County announced today that All Points has received $1.5 million in federal funding to support construction of the first phase of All Points’ planned fiber-to-the-home network in King William, and that they have entered into a related Memorandum of Understanding to deliver broadband access to currently unserved locations in the County.
“Today’s announcement is another milestone in our ongoing effort to help extend broadband access to unserved Virginians,” said Ed Baine, president of Dominion Energy Virginia. “We are committed to improving the quality of life and economic prosperity in the communities we serve and are excited to add another County and more unserved areas to our growing partnership with
“Last September, King William engaged All Points as its broadband deployment partner with a mandate to make real progress,” said Jimmy Carr, CEO of All Points. “In less than 5 months we have developed network plans and secured federal funding to extend fiber-to-the-home broadband to the 900 homes and businesses in the first phase of our plan for King William. Over the next few months we plan to engage additional partners to help expand our project footprint.”
“Ensuring that all of our citizens have access to high quality broadband is a critical priority for King William County,” said District 5 Supervisor Ed Moren, who is also Chairman of the King William Internet Connectivity Initiative. “We are elated that our work with All Points is moving us closer to universal broadband and thankful for Dominion Energy Virginia’s support for this important project. Our hard work and perseverance is beginning to pay off.”
Under the agreement, All Points and Dominion Energy will work together to finalize a network plan to be submitted to the State Corporation Commission for approval. King William residents should visit fiber.allpointsbroadband.com to determine whether they are in the project’s first phase and to register for future updates.
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About All Points Broadband
All Points Broadband empowers communities by bringing utility grade broadband to underserved markets, deploying fiber and state-of-the-art fixed-wireless technology to homes and businesses in communities throughout Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland and Kentucky. Since October of 2020, All Points has secured more than $51 million in state and federal grants, and stakeholder partner contributions, to deploy broadband networks in its partner communities.
About Dominion Energy
More than 7 million customers in 16 states energize their homes and businesses with electricity or natural gas from Dominion Energy (NYSE: D), headquartered in Richmond, Va. The company is committed to sustainable, reliable, affordable and safe energy and to achieving net zero carbon dioxide and methane emissions from its power generation and gas infrastructure operations by 2050. Please visit DominionEnergy.com to learn more.