Adesta selected to design and build $15 million southside Virginia network for mid-Atlantic broadband cooperative

June 21, 2004

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OMAHA, Nebr. -- Adesta, LLC, a multi-discipline infrastructure service provider and integrator, today announced that it has been awarded a contract from the Mid-Atlantic Broadband Cooperative (MBC) valued at over $15 million to design and build 400-miles of a regional, open-access telecommunications infrastructure in Southside Virginia. The Regional Backbone Initiative (RBI) network will connect four cities, 20 counties and 56 industrial parks, and provide high-speed Internet access to nearly 700,000 citizens and more than 19,000 businesses throughout the Commonwealth.

"Adesta is proud to be a part of the Regional Backbone Initiative project," said Bob Sommerfeld, president of Adesta. "It is a perfect fit for our skills and experience. As much a flagship project for Adesta, this large-scale deployment of fiber will provide Virginia with a unique platform for government users, along with service providers and enterprise customers. The availability of these broadband services will be key to improving the quality of life, increasing the labor pool for businesses considering relocating to the area, and drawing attention to the business friendly environment of Virginia."

Adesta LLC

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