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Fiber Internet is Worth the Wait

By March 2, 2021March 23rd, 2021No Comments

MAINTENANCE: LINE REPLACEMENT WEDNESDAY – THURSDAY
WAVE will be upgrading the fiber line on our OZARK substation. Replacement will take several hours, which may cause outages after 12:00 AM Thursday (2/22) morning. Maintenance should be completed by 6:00 AM.
If your service is out for an extended period, please contact Tech Support: 1 (888) 212-7626

Fiber Internet is Worth the Wait!

Discover the 7 Stages of Building a Fiber-to-the-home Network

Construction of the Wave Rural Connect fiber network is a complex process that involves contractors and a mix of overhead and underground construction to lay distribution lines. The time it takes is dependent on a number of variables including the length of the circuit, terrain and soils, weather, and other external factors.

There are seven stages we repeat for each zone that we open.

Stage 1: Make Ready Engineering, 2–4 Week Process
Stage 2: Make Ready Construction, 4–12 Week Process
Stage 3: Fiber Construction, 4–8 Week Process
Stage 4: Splicing, 3–6 Week Process
Stage 5: Service Drop Construction
Stage 6: Drop Splicing
Stage 7: Home or Business Installation

Below is a handy infographic showing the fiber construction process.