How long will it take to build out the network, and when will services be available?

The next steps from NorthState are to formulate a more detailed engineering plan, which will take several months. The entire build – including the RFP and NorthState's privately financed portion – is scheduled to be finished by the end of 2025, barring unforeseen circumstances.

The construction timeline would make services available to homes within the RFP according to the following schedule:

PhaseHomes addedDate
12,000April 2023
22,000July 2023
32,000October 2023
42,000January 2024
51,000April 2024
6898July 2024

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1. Why did Orange County decide Broadband was a priority?
2. Why did Orange County choose to partner with North State?
3. How is Orange County paying for its share?
4. How much will the service cost?
5. What will North State do?
6. How long will it take to build out the network, and when will services be available?
7. I want to sign up. What do I do?