Connect, powered by Mountain View Electric Association
Mountain View Electric Association is excited to announce our plans to bring world-class fiber broadband internet to 100% of our membership.
Our electric cooperative is partnering with rural fiber-optic leader Conexon Connect to build a fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) network – the gold standard of communications transmission – over the existing electric distribution infrastructure that will enable fiber to be brought directly into our member’s homes and businesses and deliver reliable, high-speed internet services. The Conexon Connect approach is to work exclusively with electric cooperatives such as MVEA to launch and deploy high-speed fiber-optic networks to offer world-class fiber broadband.
This FTTH buildout, encompassing nearly 5,800 miles of fiber, will ultimately reach Mountain View Electric Association’s more than 51,000 members in portions of Arapahoe, Crowley, Douglas, Elbert, El Paso, Lincoln, Pueblo, and Washington counties within 5-6 years. Under the partnership, design and construction of the FTTH network will be led by Conexon, with the network managed and operated by Connect, powered by Mountain View Electric Association. The first Connect customers will be connected as early as the second quarter of 2022.
The fiber-optic network will offer members access to symmetrical Gigabit internet capabilities (same download and upload speeds) – among the fastest and most robust in the nation. Additionally, it will provide reliable, clear phone service and enable the benefits of smart grid capabilities to the electrical infrastructure, including improved power outage response times, better load balancing, more efficient electricity delivery, and other benefits. For more information, call 816-631-0533 or visit Conexon Connect website.