Project Updates

As we continue working to bring NELPCO members high-speed broadband internet, we will be providing regular project updates here.

Progress Report for May 1, 2024

Construction on the buildout of the Volt Broadband network is right at the 90% mark as of the first of May, 2024. We are pleased to see that our take rates continue to be above 50% by NELPCO’s members taking advantage of Volt Broadband’s fiber-to-the-home initiative....

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Project Update for Tuesday April 2, 2024

Project Update for Tuesday April 2, 2024

The backbone fiber buildout continues to make great progress across the NELPCO footprint now that spring is here and warmer weather has arrived. Construction on the buildout of the network is approaching the 90% mark, and we continue to enjoy take rates north of 50%...

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Project Update for Friday, March 1, 2024

Project Update for Friday, March 1, 2024

As spring approaches, the backbone fiber buildout continues to make good progress across the entire NELPCO footprint. The buildout is now over 80% complete, and our take rate among those potential customers who are eligible for the broadband service continues at above...

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Project Update for Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Project Update for Wednesday, February 7, 2024

We are now well into our second year of the Volt Broadband construction project and the backbone fiber buildout for the fiber optic network continues to make excellent progress throughout the NELPCO footprint. The construction project is now over 75% complete and our...

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Project Update for Friday, January 5, 2024

Project Update for Friday, January 5, 2024

As the new year begins, construction continues at a fast pace on the Volt Broadband network throughout the NELPCO footprint. The backbone fiber buildout continues to make steady progress as it has now eclipsed the 70% mark, with a take rate (i.e., those eligible who...

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Project Update for Friday, December 1, 2023

Project Update for Friday, December 1, 2023

Construction continues on the Volt Broadband fiber optic network throughout the NELPCO footprint in northeast Louisiana. Steady progress is being made on the backbone fiber buildout as the project is now well over the 60% mark of the projected total, with a “take”...

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Project Update for Friday, September 1, 2023

Project Update for Friday, September 1, 2023

​Work continues on the Volt Broadband network currently under construction across the NELPCO territory despite the hot weather and some unforeseen permitting delays, as well as a vehicle accident that impacted some sensitive equipment. As of now, there are well over...

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Project Update for Friday, July 28, 2023

Project Update for Friday, July 28, 2023

Work continues on the Volt Broadband network currently under construction across the NELPCO territory. As of today, there are well over 1,600 residential and commercial customers connected to the fiber optic network in several parishes, including Richland, Franklin,...

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Project Update for Friday, June 30, 2023

Project Update for Friday, June 30, 2023

As of today, June 30, 2023, there are over 1,500 satisfied residential and commercial customers connected to the Volt Broadband network in the Log Cabin, Baskin, Winnsboro and Mangham communities. Installations continue daily in the Baskin, Crowville and Liddieville...

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Project Update for Friday, June 2, 2023

Project Update for Friday, June 2, 2023

The construction of the Volt Broadband network continues throughout the NELPCO service territory, with some 3,500 accounts pre-registering for this fiber-to-the-home service. This number increases each day as word spreads among NELPCO members regarding this unique...

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Project Update for Friday, April 28, 2023

Project Update for Friday, April 28, 2023

The construction of the fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) network continues throughout the NELPCO service territory. At this point, over 3,000 accounts have pre-registered for Volt Broadband service, a number that continues to increase with each passing day. At this time, we...

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Project Update for Friday, April 7, 2023

Project Update for Friday, April 7, 2023

Construction of the Volt Broadband fiber-to-the-home network continues throughout the NELPCO service territory. At this point, some 3,000 accounts have pre-registered for the service, a number that continues to increase daily as word of the system’s success continues...

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