Nuvera Expands Fiber Network in Southern Minnesota with Plans to Build and Roll Out Fiber Service in Olivia

Nuvera’s $200 million infrastructure project meets demand for fiber fast connection

NEW ULM, April 2, 2024– Nuvera Communications, Inc. (OTC: NUVR), a diversified communications company, is announcing plans to expand its fiber network into Olivia. The expansion plans are part of the third year of construction and deployment for the $200 million Nuvera Gig Cities project

New Ulm-based Nuvera will begin construction on the multi-year project in Olivia within the next several weeks and gradually roll out service beginning later this year. 

“At Nuvera, we take pride in being the Minnesota company investing, building, and bringing connections to life for more families and communities every day,” said Glenn Zerbe, Chief Executive Officer of Nuvera Communications. “Just like roads and bridges, technology infrastructure investments transform a community. Nuvera’s work in Olivia will contribute to creating a vibrant quality of life in a great Minnesota community.”

The state of Minnesota’s current broadband speed goal is 100 megabits for all communities by 2026. Nuvera’s build-out provides fiber-to-the-home connections that exceed the 2026 goal by ten times, connecting homes to speeds up to 1 Gig with symmetrical speeds. In 2024, Nuvera is managing an estimated 30+ fiber projects in 21 communities across southern Minnesota.  

As Nuvera ramps up for construction in Olivia, all residents interested in connecting to the new fiber network are encouraged to sign up early. To sign up for residential service call Nuvera’s local team at 844.354.4111 or visit For business services, go or talk to Nuvera’s local business team at 844.610.5300.

To learn more about Nuvera’s construction process, go to

About Nuvera

Nuvera Communications is a leading Minnesota broadband provider headquartered inNew Ulm, Minnesota. Nuvera’s state-the-art fiber network provides reliable and affordable residential internet service through both fiber-to-the neighborhood and newly expanding Gig-speed fiber-to-the-home services. Nuvera also provides business services including fiber internet, voice, hosting and managed services. Nuvera serves residents and businesses in New Ulm, Arlington, Dassel, Glencoe, Goodhue, Hector, Hutchinson, Litchfield, Prior Lake, Redwood Falls, Elko New Market, Savage, Sleepy Eye, Springfield and surrounding communities. Nuvera also serves customers in Aurelia, Iowa. Nuvera is a Fiber Minnesota partner which cooperatively enables connectivity for multi-location business customer locations, wireless towers and network connectively to major internet connection transport points. Nuvera Communications, Inc., is a publically held corporation. For more information about Nuvera or to purchase stock, visit


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