Press Release Mountain Village, CO

by Jun 19, 2023News



MONTROSE, CO June 19th, 2023: Clearnetworx, a locally operated Fiber to the Premise (FTTP) company headquartered in Montrose, Colorado, is pleased to announce its entry into an agreement to acquire the broadband network of the Town of Mountain Village, known as Mountain Village Broadband. This strategic acquisition marks a significant milestone in Clearnetworx’s mission to expand high-speed fiber internet throughout the western slope of Colorado.

Clearnetworx has been at the forefront of fiber internet expansion in the region since 2013, providing reliable and fast connectivity to communities including Montrose, Delta, Ouray, Ridgway, Telluride, and Norwood. With ongoing fiber expansions in Cortez, Bayfield, Fruita, and Palisade, Clearnetworx is committed to bridging the digital divide and empowering communities with cutting-edge telecommunications infrastructure.

The partnership between Clearnetworx and Mountain Village Broadband is built on shared values and a dedication to local support structures. Clearnetworx prides itself on its use of local customer service representatives, help desk teams, and network engineers, ensuring residents and businesses receive the highest level of support. By joining forces with Mountain Village Broadband, Clearnetworx will continue to provide the same exceptional service quality that customers have come to expect.

“Clearnetworx and Mountain Village have enjoyed a close working relationship for several years,” said Doug Seacat, President of Clearnetworx. “Together, we have successfully expanded fiber internet access in San Miguel County and the wider region, building strong connectivity and supporting local communities. This acquisition represents the next step in our shared vision to deliver future-proof, gigabit fiber networks to residents and businesses.”

Clearnetworx was selected by the Town of Mountain Village through a competitive Request for Proposal (RFP) process. The decision to choose Clearnetworx was based on their unwavering commitment to local operations, stellar customer reviews, and their track record of expanding connectivity through private investment and local partnerships in San Miguel County.

“We are excited to partner with Clearnetworx to provide a quality broadband product to our residents,” said Town Manager Paul Wisor. “Their proven expertise in fiber optic infrastructure, coupled with their local approach, aligns perfectly with our mission to offer exceptional broadband services to our community. This partnership will undoubtedly benefit our residents and businesses, empowering them with cutting-edge technology and seamless connectivity.”

The transition to Clearnetworx is scheduled for August 1, 2023. Customers can expect to see Clearnetworx on upcoming invoices, and they will receive updates from both Mountain Village and Clearnetworx over the next few months, ensuring a smooth transition and uninterrupted service.

As part of the acquisition, Clearnetworx will focus on transitioning cable and coax customers to their state-of-the-art fiber network. This transition will provide Mountain Village residents and businesses with faster, more reliable internet speeds, facilitating economic growth and enhancing quality of life.

Clearnetworx and Mountain Village Broadband anticipate a smooth transition and remain committed to delivering outstanding service throughout the process. With their shared vision and expertise, the partnership is poised to strengthen the region’s digital infrastructure, supporting the ever-increasing demand for reliable and high-speed connectivity.

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MEDIA CONTACT: Casey Irving, Dir. of Strategy & Business Development, (970) 240-6600,

ABOUT CLEARNETWORX: Clearnetworx is a 100% locally operated and managed Fiber to the Premise (FTTP) company headquartered in Montrose, Colorado. As part of the Vero family of companies, which includes Vero Fiber Networks, Vero Broadband, Glass Roots, and Deeply Digital, Clearnetworx leverages the collective expertise and resources to deliver comprehensive solutions and exceptional service to communities. Since 2013, Clearnetworx has been at the forefront of fiber internet expansion, connecting communities on the western slope of Colorado and bridging the digital divide.  

ABOUT MOUNTAIN VILLAGE: Situated at 9,545 feet above sea level in the heart of the breathtaking San Juan Mountains of southwest Colorado, The Town of Mountain Village was incorporated as a home-rule municipality in San Miguel County in 1995. Situated on just 3.5 square miles of land, Mountain Village is small yet mighty with a diverse network of winter and summer trails, housing for the local workforce and single-family homes with sprawling views that extend to Utah. Mountain Village is home to roughly 1,400 year-round residents and to the world-renowned Telluride Ski Resort.  A bustling Village Center designed to emulate European ski villages is the community’s gathering place and a state-of-the-art gondola transportation system connects the Town of Mountain Village with the Town of Telluride. 

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