Notice of Intent to Apply for DHCD VATI Grant

As required by the application process for the 2020 Virginia Telecommunication Initiative (VATI) grant, Montgomery County officially announces its intention to partner with Citizens Telephone Cooperative, Inc. (a.k.a. Citizens), headquartered in Floyd, VA.

The County desires expansion of broadband access in unserved areas; this program utilizes a Public/Private Partnership. The network will be designed to serve customers at speeds of 10 MBps upload and better. The build of this network is contingent upon the award of a grant.

Comments are invited and will be received on this project up to close-of-business August 30, 2019 . Please submit written comments to the Montgomery County Economic Development Office, 755 Roanoke Street, Suite 2H, Christiansburg, VA 24073.