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Building Community Internet in the Clearfork Valley

The Southern Connected Communities Project is working to bring high-speed internet to Clairfield, Tenn., and other underserved rural areas.


Cooperative Connectivity: Some Electric Co-ops Aim to Meet the Broadband Challenge

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Nearly a quarter of rural Americans don’t have access to reliable high-speed internet. Powell Valley Electric Cooperative and others are working to change this.


Two WV Counties to Get Connected with Broadband Grant

West Virginia’s Tyler and Wetzel counties received approximately $5.6 million in federal funds to support the development of rural broadband internet access.


Community-owned Broadband Expands Rural Opportunities

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The Southern Connected Communities Project is helping rural communities build locally owned and operated wireless broadband infrastructure.


Bringing Rural Areas Up to (Internet) Speed

A Tennessee electric cooperative and a Kentucky municipal utility are working to replace the outdated internet infrastructure in rural communities.


Tennessee Broadband Law Brings Opportunities and Restrictions

A new Tennessee law will provide $45 million in grants and tax credits for private companies to subsidize the buildout of rural fiber networks. It also allows rural electric cooperatives to provide broadband.


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