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Paving the way to broadband access in parts of RURAL Oklahoma

CBC to host Connected Oklahoma – Rural Broadband Summit on Oct. 8-9

CBC to host Connected Oklahoma – Rural Broadband Summit on Oct. 8-9

cbcadminJun 5, 20241 min read

The Cooperative Broadband Coalition will host its second rural broadband summit, Connected Oklahoma, on October 8 and 9, 2024, in Oklahoma City at the Embassy Suites – Oklahoma City Northwest. The summit will bring together members of the CBC, summit sponsors and rural operators from across the region to discuss current trends, challenges and opportunities for rural broadband. Attendees will hear from experts in the industry on a wide array of topics. Registration is complementary for stakeholders in the rural broadband industry,…

The Need for Speed

The Need for Speed

cbcadminJun 4, 20241 min read

One of the 57 nodes supporting K-Powernet’s state of the art 400 GBS DWDM network. The rapid growth of K-Powernet’s FTTH ISP customers has driven the need for a new transport network supporting 400 GBS circuits with future 800 GBS connectivity. Customer circuits on this network are already in service with rapidly expanding availability throughout the footprint. With connectivity from 57 points of presence to many global carriers in Tulsa, Oklahoma City and Kansas City, K-Powernet provides a sole source, geo-diverse, redundant…

Broadband Collaboration Progress

Broadband Collaboration Progress

cbcadminJun 4, 20243 min read

IEC crews are meeting construction deadlines weekly in order to be a bridge between members and high-speed Internet. In 2023, Indian Electric Cooperative entered into a lease agreement with Cox Communications, and the national broadband giant now is serving homes in the IEC territory.  The collaboration between the two entities has IEC leasing its infrastructure along the backbone of the system, with the cooperative operating as the middle mile and Cox supplying its broadband product from the pole to the home.  By…

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