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 CSA / Zone Update 10-16-2017

Active Area Sign Up Sequence of Events:

  • Sign Up/Create Account
  • Issued to Engineering/Contractor
  • Drop will be evaluated for service
  • Staked for route to home
  • Issued to Contractor
  • Locates called in (48 hours to clear)
  • Drop is placed to home
  • Fiber Box (NID) is placed on side of home
  • Fiber is spliced in the NID
  • Fiber is spliced and tested to mainline
  • Contractors review the completed work
  • Released back to BOLT for review
  • Released to schedule in-home installation

 Current lead time for service deployment ranges from 3-6 weeks typically depending on construction needs. Customers requiring long line extensions or extensive underground construction should expect delays in service availability greater than 6 weeks.

Empire District Electric customers will be reviewed and may be delayed or ineligible for service.  PSO customers requiring mainline construction should expect a minimum of 120 days to establish service for pole permitting and may not be eligible for service at this time.

 

BOLT Active Service Area:

 

ADAIR TOWN:

ADAR

Active Service in Adair town.

ADAIR/CHELSEA RURAL:

ADWE, CHSW, CTST, CHEL, CHTW

We are active throughout rural Adair to Chelsea. Service drop installations will continue until all drops are placed.

AFTON TOWN:

AFTN, AFTS

Active service in Afton town.

CHELSEA TOWN:

CTEN, CTES, CTNO, CTSE

Active service in town. 

GROVE RURAL/TOWN:

BUFF, BYCT, GOVR, GRSW, HNCK, MAIN, MANO, PKPL, PTES, PTIS, TLND

Active service in Buffalo Shores, North and South, Governors Retreat Area, as well as Patricia Island.

GROVE/WYANDOTTE/TURKEY FORD RURAL:

ICEB, TKFD, TURK

Active service north of Cowskin bridge, east and west from Ice Bluff to Missouri border. 

KETCHUM/LANGLEY/CLEORA RURAL:

Active service east of Cleora, south of Ketchum, as well as north of Langley.

MIAMI/QUAPAW/PEORIA RURAL:

MIAM, MIST, NERV, NORE, PEOR, SPRV, SRES

Service is active, finishing drops to homes, and completing installs of all signups now.

MONKEY ISLAND/AFTON RURAL:

Active service area in nearly all of Monkey Island, with a few exceptions. Active service east of Bernice to Copeland area.

VINITA RURAL:

PYRD, SWCT, VNHS, VOLT, VSOT, WOAK

Active service north and east of town.

ZENA RURAL:

ZP00, ZP01, ZP02, ZP03

Active service north and west of Zena.

 

BOLT Construction Area:

BERNICE TOWN:

BTNO, BTSO

Service expected to go live by 10/20/17.  Drops currently placed will be scheduled for install and remaining drops will begin placement the following week and continue until complete.

COLCORD/WEST SILOAM SPRINGS AREAS:

COLC, COLW, CORE, DRIP, GRCY, SILN, SILO, SIRN, SIRW

Service will become active in the next 2-3 weeks. We are currently replacing several sections of mainline that have been vandalized preventing services from being turned on. Drops and inside installations will follow.

GROVE TOWN:

BDWY, CHEE, CHQN, GATE, GROV, HOUS, LOWE, LSRD, NOTS, PARK, STPK, TURT

GROV and GATE have went live and progress continues on the remainder. We anticipate the additional CSA’s going live in the next 2-3 weeks with drop placement continuing until all customers are connected.

GROVE RURAL:

CAYU, WOLF, WOOD

CAYU and limited areas in WOLF and WOOD will see service go live in late October with deployment to those locations able to receive service being complete by year end.

BLUE, LOST, MADS, REED, WALN, WOLF, WOOD

These areas have been placed on indefinite hold. 

GROVE/FAIRLAND RURAL:

FREA, MKNE, MKNR, POLE, SAIL

Construction is in progress and service is anticipated for live deployment in late October.

FRNE1:

Several drops have been staked and are being issued to construction this week. Some may be delayed due to ODOT permitting requirements.

KETCHUM TOWN: (PSO Areas)

The LANG CSA and certain areas in Ketchum are on temporary hold as we work through a forced move of our OLT site which provides service to these areas.  We hope to have this resolved by mid-November.

LANGLEY TOWN: (PSO Areas)

The LANG CSA and certain areas in Ketchum are on temporary hold as we work through a forced move of our OLT site which provides service to these areas.  We hope to have this resolved by mid-November.

 

BOLT Future Build-outs:

 

There are areas not currently active or under construction. Due to various obstacles, a fast approaching main-line build out deadline, and other factors affecting market entry. In the future BOLT, will go to a demand based approach for future build-outs. As construction plans expand and develop, new information will be made available.

EXCEPTIONS:

Monkey Island Area:

Mainstay – Will not grant easement

White Chapel – Will not grant easement

Sheuline Estates – Will not grant easement

Newport Village – Insufficient take rate after easement delays