Paving the way to broadband access in parts of RURAL Oklahoma

CBC State Impact





Rural broadband advances Oklahoma

  • Connecting the Rural Migration

    We live in an age where access to technology influences nearly every aspect of our lives. From work, education and even health care, access to reliable high-speed broadband services enhances how we live. “Internet’s considered a utility,” said OEC Fiber’s Fiber Optic Technician Jeremy Shives. “You’ve got to have it.” Before the days of rural […]

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  • Building Internet for the Next Generation

    Lake Region Technology and Communications, a subsidiary of Lake Region Electric Cooperative based in Hulbert, Okla., has built over 3,000 miles of fiber-optic cable to serve rural areas in Cherokee, Wagoner, Muskogee, Rogers, and Mayes counties.  With 90% of U.S. adults using the internet these days, we believe fast internet is no longer a luxury, […]

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  • Building Better Communities Through Connectivity

    Connectivity is one of the core aspects of a healthy community for both residents and local businesses. In today’s day and age, it is difficult to imagine a business running smoothly without stable internet access. Keeping track of finances, processing credit card payments, and taking orders over the phone all require some sort of internet […]

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