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. Click to learn more >>

Handouts and Magazine Articles

Our handouts and magazine articles provide brief and concise discussions of various aspects of community-owned broadband topics of interest. Some of our most popular items are our "worst practice" articles written by our CEO, Andrew Cohill, in response to the number of questions he gets on "what is best practice?"  

White Papers

White Papers are by Andrew Cohill and Design Nine. These papers are typically 10-20 pages in length and explore a single topic in detail.

Success Stories

Success Stories are examples of businesses, people, and communities that have used the Internet creatively to reach new markets or improve their communities.

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.