When will construction begin on these Broadband Projects?

CARES Project – Construction is projected to be completed by December 17, 2021 and it is expected that citizens will be able to obtain Charter/Spectrum’s services by December 31, 2021.  

RDOF Project – Construction is projected to begin in January 2022. There is currently no project conclusion date, but as information is provided to the City, it will be updated here. 

VATI Project – The City of Suffolk, along with the Isle of Wight County and Southampton County, were awarded the VATI Grant on Monday, December 13, 2021.  The City and partners will begin communications with entities to determine a projected date for construction to begin. The City will update this page with more information as it is made available.  

Please contact Senior Administrative Analyst Randah Gaitan with the City Manager’s Office with additional questions at 757-514-4013.

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1. Which Broadband Project does my address fall under?
2. When will construction begin on these Broadband Projects?
3. How can I stay informed if I don’t have access to Charter/Spectrum services?
4. Do I have to subscribe to Charter Communications/Spectrum services once my residence/business is connected?
5. Am I eligible for connection if my residence is far from the roadway?
6. Is there financial assistance available if I can’t afford Broadband services?