All Points Broadband, Dominion Energy Virginia, and the Pamunkey Indian Tribe announced today that they have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding to pursue delivery of fiber-to-the-home broadband access to the Pamunkey Indian Reservation in King William County, Virginia, subject to regulatory approval.
“We are pleased to partner with All Points and the Pamunkey Tribe to help extend broadband access to unserved residents of the Pamunkey Reservation,” said Ed Baine, president of Dominion Energy Virginia. “Our work with All Points is about delivering economic opportunity and improved quality of life to as many unserved Virginians as possible. Today’s announcement represents another important partnership that will help bridge the digital divide in the Commonwealth.”
“Ensuring high quality broadband access for our reservation has been a long-term priority for the Pamunkey Tribe,” said Chief Robert Gray. “Joining with Dominion Energy Virginia and All Points to expand their ongoing efforts in King William is a unique opportunity to achieve this critical step for the future of the Tribe and we are excited to lend our support to this public private partnership.”
As it moves forward with efforts to modernize Virginia’s energy grid, Dominion Energy Virginia is working to provide “middle-mile” fiber optic cable infrastructure that can also be used to bridge the digital gap and reduce broadband deployment obstacles for internet service providers (ISPs). All Points will lease the “middle-mile” fiber installed by Dominion Energy Virginia and will be the internet service provider for the partnership. The Pamunkey Tribe will coordinate with All Points Broadband […]