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McKenna Joins VCA as Chief Operating Officer

July 14, 2017

McKenna Joins VCA as Chief Operating Officer Longtime communications executive to lead broadband team PAHRUMP, Nev. (July 14, 2017) – Kathryn G. McKenna, an experienced communications executive in the West and Midwest for the past 25 years, has been named Chief Operating Officer for Valley Communications Association, Inc. McKenna, who was Assistant General Manager at […]

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Heller, Manchin Introduce Bill to Expand Access to Rural Broadband

June 15, 2017

Heller, Manchin Introduce Bill to Expand Access to Rural Broadband Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Dean Heller (R-NV) and Joe Manchin (D-WV) today introduced bipartisan legislation that would expand Americans’ access to broadband by streamlining the application process required to construct broadband infrastructure on federal lands. One of the greatest inhibitors to broadband infrastructure expansion […]

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VEA Wins Cornerstone Award For High-Speed Communications

May 3, 2017

VEA Wins Cornerstone Award For High-Speed Communications Cooperative recognized for bringing wireless broadband to rural Nevada communities DALLAS (May 3, 2017) – Valley Electric Association, Inc. (VEA) was presented with a Cornerstone Award today at the Broadband Communities 2017 Summit. Nate Johnson, Executive VP-Broadband and IT Communications, accepted the award at the Dallas meeting, which […]

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Heller: Federal Agencies are Holding Up Broadband Infrastructure

May 1, 2017

Heller: Federal Agencies are Holding Up Broadband Infrastructure Heller Wants to Repeat Success of Valley Electric in Pahrump Washington, D.C. – During a Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee hearing today, U.S. Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) discussed Nevada’s challenges with rural broadband access. Specifically, he talked about the barriers to expanding broadband internet infrastructure, especially […]

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Sen. Heller Praises Innovation at Valley Electric

April 24, 2017

Sen. Heller Praises Innovation at Valley Electric Pledges help, assistance with key issues confronting Cooperative PAHRUMP, Nev. (April 24, 2017) – U.S. Sen. Dean Heller on Saturday praised efforts by Valley Electric Association to bring high-speed communications to rural areas of Western Nevada. Sen. Heller was the keynote speaker at the meeting, attended by approximately […]

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High-Speed Communications Coming to Rural Nevada

March 1, 2017

High-Speed Communications Coming to Rural Nevada Switch, VEA, CC Comm Partnership Connects Northern, Southern Nevada LAS VEGAS (Mar. 1, 2017) — Lightning fast fiber-optic communications will soon be a reality in remote areas of Nevada, thanks to a partnership involving Switch, the world’s leading data center and technology infrastructure ecosystem corporation and two rural Silver […]

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Fiber Optic Upgrades at Nye County Vastly Improve Internet Speeds

January 30, 2017

Fiber Optic Upgrades at Nye County Vastly Improve Internet Speeds From 38 megabits per second to 1 gigabit PAHRUMP, Nev. (Jan. 30, 2017) – With fiber-optic communications installation at Nye County offices on Calvada completed in January, workers are experiencing more reliable video conferencing, are better able to move large data files faster and more […]

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Communications Technologies from VCA to Roll out in 2017

January 10, 2017

Communications Technologies from VCA to Roll out in 2017 Member choice is the basis for offering new digital services PAHRUMP, Nev (Jan. 10, 2017) –  New technologies from Valley Communications Association will be offered in 2017, providing members options to TV and IP telephone service, the Cooperative announced today. VCA’s fiber-optic network will make possible […]

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VEA Provides High Speed Internet Service to VA Construction Site

February 24, 2016

VEA Provides High Speed Internet Service to VA Construction Site PAHRUMP, Nev. (Feb. 24, 2016) – Valley Electric Association, Inc. (VEA) announces that it has connected its wireless broadband service to the Veterans Affairs Pahrump Clinic (VA) construction site in its continued effort to provide high speed internet to its members. VEA recognizes the growing […]

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Preferred RV Resort Receives VCAs Optical Fiber Broadband Service

January 25, 2016

Preferred RV Resort Receives VCAs Optical Fiber Broadband Service Cooperative’s large-scale broadband initiative successfully connects to RV Park PAHRUMP, Nev. (Jan. 25, 2016) – Valley Communications Association (VCA), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Valley Electric Association, Inc. (VEA), is pleased to announce that it has successfully connected Preferred RV Resort to its optical fiber network, on […]

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