Will Lumos offer a low-cost option?

Under the terms of the agreement, Lumos will offer a low-cost service with a minimum speed of 100 Mbps symmetrical for no more than $30 per month, prior to any federal or state subsidies available, until at least two years from the date construction is completed. Consistent with the terms of the American Rescue Plan Act, Lumos must also participate in the Federal Communications Commission' s Affordable Connectivity Program as long as it is available.

The contract further provides that the standard rates that are in place at the time of first customer activation will not increase by more than ten percent (10%) per year for any service levels until at least Jan. 1, 2026. 

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1. Now that Phase I has been announced, what happens next?
2. How long will it take to build out the network, and when will services be available?
3. Will Lumos offer a low-cost option?
4. I live on a private road – what can I do to get service?
5. I want to sign up. What do I do?
6. My home is far off the main road – what can I do?
7. What kinds of service options are available, and what is the cost?
8. Why did Orange County decide Broadband was a priority?
9. Why did Orange County choose to partner with Lumos?
10. How is Orange County paying for its share?
11. What will Lumos do?