Waterloo Fiber Internet Announces General Manager of Telecommunications
“Eric Lage’s resume and experience are impeccable. We look forward to him leading Waterloo Fiber Internet into the future,” said Quentin Hart, Mayor of Waterloo. “Eric’s operational and management successes in municipal telecommunications made him a stand out candidate for Waterloo Fiber’s General Manager of Telecommunications position. We are thrilled he has
accepted this important role. Our board has full confidence in his abilities to meet our vision of providing locally owned fiber internet, with the lowest subscriber cost and superior customer service, to every business and resident in Waterloo,” said Andy Van Fleet, Waterloo Fiber Internet Board Chair. Lage was officially appointed as General Manager of Telecommunications at Waterloo Fiber Internet’s board meeting on Wednesday, July 5th at 4:00 pm at Waterloo City Hall
Also at the July 5th meeting, the utility board approved awarding the of bid for the FY2023 Fiber-to-Premise Feeder/Distribution and Backbone Network Project, Contract No. 1088 to ITG Communications, LLC of Hendersonville, Tennessee. The construction of this $77,864,565.10 fiber internet system will bring high speed fiber internet to residents and businesses of Waterloo. The joint project between the City of Waterloo and Waterloo Fiber Internet will see construction commence later this summer. Lage’s leadership and construction management experience will be an asset to ensuring the projects successful completion.