Roanoke Connect Availability
Broadband Availability Map | Gates County
The map below shows the projected construction schedule of the new Roanoke Connect SmartGrid Broadband network in the Roanoke Electric Cooperative service territory. Click on any button below the map to see the timelines related to construction in your area. Of course, electric grid projects and emergencies, weather, availability of materials, and other issues may always result in changes to the schedule.
This schedule is related to the design, engineering, and deployment of the Roanoke Electric SmartGrid and Roanoke Connect services within the Roanoke Electric Cooperative service territory. The buildout of this network is divided into Phases as described in the following paragraph.
The Unserved areas mark those locations within the county which do not have SmartGrid service via the Roanoke Connect network.
- Phase 1 construction began in early 2018, and is ongoing through 2019.
- Phase 2-1 design and engineering commenced in late 2018 with construction underway in 2019 and completion expected before year end 2019.
- Phase 2-2 design and engineering began in spring 2019 with construction slated to start in the fall of 2019 and completion scheduled in late fall 2020.
- Phase 3 design and engineering will begin in January of 2020 with completion scheduled in late spring of 2021.