The Office

Headquarters Address:

2000 Kraft Drive, Suite 2200
Blacksburg, Virginia, 24060

Phone: 540-951-4400

Email: info at

Business Hours

Monday - Friday: 8am to 5pm (EST)
Saturday, Sunday - Closed
Call us on weekdays up until 5 PM Pacific Time

Design Nine at a glance

Design Nine provides visionary broadband network planning, design, and build out services to our clients.

We have over ninety years of combined staff experience with community telecom and Internet fiber and broadband planning, design, maintenance and management -- more than any other company in the United States. We offer a full range of broadband and Internet  planning, design, and project management expertise and start-to-finish infrastructure services. 


Design Nine is prepared to help, no matter the size of your community, or the stage of your project.

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Broadband For All

The Broadband For All is a near quarterly newsletter published by Design Nine.

Broadband For All: A Blueprint for American Telecom

In the past several years there has been a growing understanding that telecom has become essential infrastructure for American communities. Communities large and small have been working to understand how to make investments in infrastructure that will complement broader community and economic development goals. This article examines the Ten Principles of Community Broadband. 

Broadband For All: The New Main Street

All over America, comunities are investing in Main Street upgrades: new sidewalks, street repaving, new streetlights, and flowers. But these improvements do not always have the hoped-for economic impact. Smaller communities with traditional Main Streets have a bright future as more business people seek small towns to reduce or eliminate costly communities and seek the quality of life that small towns offer. This article examines what a community needs in order to attract the right businesses. 

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About Design Nine, Inc.

Design Nine projects have included the award-winning nDanville municipal open network, The Wired Road open access network, New Hampshire FastRoads, Rockbridge Area Network Authority network, the City of Eagan, Minnesota open access network, and over two hundred other planning efforts for communities in more than twenty-two states, Canada, and the Caribbean. The senior leadership of Design Nine has extensive, hands-on experience designing and managing telecommunications and broadband systems.

Questions about your project? You should contact us today.