EXMORE, VA. (March 27, 2018) — The Eastern Shore of Virginia Broadband Authority (ESVBA) has opened Fiber to the Home service in the communities of Atlantic, Wattsville and Horntown, VA. These three communities are the latest locations to begin receiving high-speed fiber optic connectivity services since the ESVBA announced of a community-wide Fiber to the Home (FTTH) expansion in December 2017.
“We’re extremely excited about being able to offer Fiber to the Home (FTTH) to these areas of Accomack County. Faster more reliable, fiber-based Internet services will enable residents to access and enjoy a wide variety of modern conveniences including telework, telehealth, and streaming entertainment,” Executive Director Robert Bridgham said.
The specific residences now eligible to participate in the program are located along the current ESVBA fiber routes in:
Atlantic (see Map #9 below)
Atlantic Rd from the intersection of Atlantic Rd and Chincoteague Rd down to the intersection of Atlantic Rd and Mt. Wharton Rd. On Greta Rd between Atlantic Rd and Cutler Lane.
Wattsville/Horntown (see Map #10 below)
Fleming Rd from Sign Post Rd down to Chincoteague Rd. On Chincoteague Rd from Fleming Rd to Atlantic Rd. On Justice Rd between Fleming Rd and Trails End Dr.
Map #9 (Atlantic area, houses along the green route):
Map #10 (Wattsville/Horntown area, houses along the green route):