CC Communications CEO Mark Feest and representatives from the Spring Creek Association, Elko County Commissioners and NNE Construction participate in a groundbreaking at Brent Drive in Vista Grande Tract 200 on July 28, 2021.
The company will partner with Elko County to apply for a fixed broadband service grant that would pay CC Communications about $7 million, or 40% of the $18 million project cost. The rest of the funding will be shouldered by the broadband provider.
CC Communications has a lengthy history in Nevada, starting with telegraph services in 1889 with a $975 check from Churchill County Commissioners. Seven years later, telephone lines were installed in place of the telegraph lines.
Fiber internet is on its way to Spring Creek, fulfilling a promise made to the residents two years ago.
Mark Feest, CEO of CC Communications, recalled the day he approached the Spring Creek Association Board of Directors at their meeting on Aug. 27, 2019.
CC Communications was Churchill County Telephone when it entered the cellular market in 1990. Five years later, it adapted for internet and changed its name
High-speed fiber-optic internet is finally making its way to a remote northeast Nevada community — brought by a company that delivered telegraph service to the area in 1889 and telephone seven years later.
CC Communications launched a project to supply broadband to Spring Creek on July 28th.