Seniors Safely Dive into the Digital Age with PVT’s Community Care Event

On the morning of September 13th, the PVT auditorium welcomed dozens of people refuge from the rain with the enticing aroma of fresh donuts and coffee to go with an extra helping of digital knowledge. PVT's Community Care Event was dedicated to empowering seniors in our community with essential information on internet safety, computer [...]

2023-09-20T15:04:44-07:00September 13th, 2023|Uncategorized|

PVT is connecting rural Chaves County residents to fiber through the Connect New Mexico Pilot Program

Artesia, NM - Peñasco Valley Telephone Cooperative, Inc. (PVT) will build more than a dozen miles of fiber to 41 rural locations with a $486,000 NM Office of Broadband Access and Expansion (OBAE) Connect New Mexico Pilot Program Grant. Awarded on September 7, it will be combined with a $162,000 capital contribution from PVT, [...]

2023-09-18T11:57:46-07:00September 8th, 2023|Community, Construction, Press Release, Regulation & Legislation|

PVT Invests $18.5 Million to Bring SE NM High-Speed Internet with the USDA ReConnect 4 Award

Artesia, NM - Peñasco Valley Telephone Cooperative, Inc. (PVT) will build more than 240 miles of fiber to 604 rural locations with a $13.9 million USDA ReConnect Grant. Awarded on April 3, it will be combined with a $4.6 million capital contribution from PVT, bringing the total value of the project to $18.5 million. [...]

2023-04-03T19:11:33-07:00April 3rd, 2023|Construction, Press Release, Regulation & Legislation|

1 Gig Speeds Now Available From PVT in Select Areas

1 gig internet speeds are now available from PVT in Artesia, Cloudcroft and select areas of the Coop. With faster speeds, PVT aims to provide internet that fits your home and business needs. PVT has been working hard on updating its network, with the goal of getting higher speeds to our members as quickly [...]

2022-09-14T08:49:05-07:00September 14th, 2022|Uncategorized|

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) approves $28 million loan to support broadband in SE NM

Artesia, NM – For Immediate Release The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded a $28.9 million loan guarantee to Peñasco Valley Telephone Cooperative (PVT) for broadband through the ReConnect III program. Through PVT, the new USDA loan will give more than 3,000 New Mexicans in Chaves, Lincoln, Eddy and Otero counties access to [...]

2022-07-28T15:02:10-07:00July 28th, 2022|Uncategorized|

PVT CEO Glenn Lovelace featured on Telecom Ramblings

PVT CEO Glenn Lovelace has recently been featured on the online telecom magazine Telecom Ramblings. In this interview, he give details on NM Fiber Network, and what it is going to take to build statewide broadband infrastructure. Tap here to read the article.

2022-07-19T07:30:13-07:00July 19th, 2022|Uncategorized|


After months of conducting a nationwide search to fill the top post of Chief Executive Officer for Peñasco Valley Telephone Cooperative, Inc., the board of directors has unanimously named James (Jim) D. Meyers of Scottsdale, AZ, to fill the post. Meyers replaces retiring CEO, Glenn Lovelace, who has served PVT for the last 16 [...]

2022-06-24T13:42:10-07:00June 24th, 2022|Uncategorized|

NM Fiber Network, LLC to Build Statewide Fiber Network in New Mexico

Eleven New Mexico Local Exchange Telephone Companies have formed NM Fiber Network, LLC Artesia, NM — April 26, 2022: Eleven New Mexico telephone companies and internet providers announced today that they have joined together to form the NM Fiber Network, LLC. The new company announced the start of a multi-year, multi-million-dollar network across [...]

2022-04-26T14:55:59-07:00April 26th, 2022|Community, Press Release|

Grand Opening of PVT office in Carlsbad to be held on December 6

Carlsbad will welcome the opening of PVT with a ribbon cutting by the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce. The press and public are invited to the grand opening of the new PVT office on December 6. The event will take place at 134 N. Canyon St between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. There will be [...]

2021-12-02T16:45:22-07:00December 2nd, 2021|Uncategorized|

Important Calling Information

PVT, with other telecommunication carriers across New Mexico as well as 30 other states, is impacted by a nationwide change. This change affects how our members dial local numbers. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has adopted 988 as a new three-digit number to be used nationwide to reach the National Suicide Prevention and Mental [...]

2021-10-11T12:13:12-07:00October 11th, 2021|Uncategorized|
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