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FOREST GREEN, MO – August 25, 2022 – Chariton Valley (CV) announced today the completion of its Copper Replacement Project in Forest Green, as part of the company’s commitment of expanding its state-of-the-art fiber network to all members and just two months after completing the same project in De Witt.

“The completion of Forest Green takes us one step closer to all Chariton Valley Telephone Cooperative members having access to our fiber internet service, the fastest and most reliable broadband technology available. We are extremely proud of our partnership with Forest Green and to provide this valuable service for the community’s residents and businesses,” said Kirby J. Underberg, Chariton Valley’s President and Chief Executive Officer.

The Forest Green project is part of the company’s Copper Replacement Project, announced in 2017 and estimated to be a $42,000,000 investment. Chariton Valley’s replacement of copper facilities with sustainable fiber provides our communities with a connection capable of meeting their needs today and in the future. The company’s advanced fiber network delivers Gigabit-capable speed directly into homes and businesses through a dedicated connection. Construction will begin soon in the Jacksonville exchange, and when concluded, will mark the completion of the Copper Replacement Project.

“Fiber effectively delivers online health care services and educational opportunities. It supports remote work, precision agriculture and economic development. It connects rural areas to the world around them and promotes population stability and growth. Fiber enriches all of our lives,” added Underberg.

To learn more about Chariton Valley’s fiber service or sign up, visit Members may also call the Cooperative Member Hotline at 660-388-9930, and customers may call 660-395-9000.

About Chariton Valley

Through its influential leadership, innovative advances, and 70 years of experience, Chariton Valley, Missouri’s premier communications provider, continues to enhance rural prosperity and living. Chariton Valley’s reliable network utilizes fiber facilities to expand connectivity to students, families, farmers, businesses, medical facilities, and rural communities every day. Chariton Valley’s success is driven by a commitment to deliver an exceptional customer experience and to continue supporting the communities it serves with pride. Learn more at

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Chariton Valley
Donna Bell
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