KCCI was awarded a 39.5 mile project for the Mtn. View Tele Company July 2011. This project will place 288 ribbon fiber and has over 77,000 feet of staked boring. In the Stone County Citizen Paper August 3, 2011: Fiber Optic telephone lines are installed in Mtn. View for better phone service.
The Danville Mayor Steve Pfeifer recognized Arkwest Communications of Danville and their Contractors, Klaasmeyer Construction Co., of Conway on behalf of the Danville Chamber of Commerce with a banquet in April 2011. Also present was Arkwest President P.T. Sanders, Gene Klaasmeyer, President of Klaasmeyer Construction along with Klaasmeyer Foreman Tom Krumbach. Arkwest is installing a $28 million fiber optic cable project in Yell County.
Arkwest Communications of Danville has completed the first phase of a $28 million expansion project and they are now into the second phase. The huge machine, known as the “Rock Saw,” has a large circular saw blade (10 feet tall) that can saw up to 50 inches deep through hard shale and sandstone. Klaasmeyer Construction Co. of Conway lays new fiber optic cable. The machine weighs 75,000 pounds and is 33 feet long and 9 feet wide.
KCCI has also been selected by Windstream for the Broadband Stimulus Projects for the state of Arkansas. This will last until 12/31/2012.
“Gene, The Danville Area Chamber of Commerce would like to honor your company on Thursday, April 21st at 6:30pm at Chamberlyne Country Club for your service to the community…”
Arkansas Telephone, Century Telephone, Mtn. View Telephone and Yellcot Telephone called on KCCI during the 2009 Ice Storm in Northern Arkansas. KCCI responded quickly and efficiently to help in the repair effort. KCCI worked with the telephone companies local techs to complete the work as safe and quickly as possible.