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

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 […]

The Need for Speed

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, […]

Broadband Collaboration Progress

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 […]

Life is Better with Centranet

Life is now better for many rural residents thanks to high-speed internet and phone service as Centranet announces its availability to all Central Rural Electric Cooperative’s members. “This is an exciting time for Central and its members,” said Mark Prather, Central’s President of Fiber and Technology. “Centranet is open to all members and serving some […]

ecoLINK’S Future:  Bridging the Digital Divide

The successful 2023 completion of ecoLINK’s East Central Electric membership project marks a significant stride in a commitment to providing cutting-edge, affordable fiber broadband services. It’s a milestone in ECE’s journey toward bridging the digital divide.  Completing the member project has fueled their desire to eagerly step into the next phase of their journey.  “It (project […]

CVEC Fiber Crowned “Best of the Best” Internet Provider in the Tri-County Area

We’re thrilled to announce that CVEC Fiber has been named the “Best of the Best Internet Service Provider” in the Tri-County Area, as hosted by the Shawnee News Star!  This award exemplifies our unwavering commitment to providing top-notch internet services to our valued subscribers. CVEC Fiber has become the go-to choice for internet connectivity in […]


Much like the woolly mammoth and dodo bird, the public library of yesteryear has fallen prey to extinction. Modern libraries are an altogether different species. No longer merely book depositories with endless shelves of dusty and dated volumes, libraries are now vital hubs where community members gather to utilize high-speed broadband internet and valuable technology […]

WAVE Celebrates 25,000 sign-ups

Wave Rural Connect (WAVE) recently named its 25,000th customer to sign up for fiber to the home. Established in 2018 as an Arkansas Valley Electric Cooperative Corporation (AVECC) subsidiary, WAVE has been committed to bridging the digital divide in the Arkansas and Oklahoma River Valley. Since connecting the first home in 2019, WAVE has expanded […]

A Commitment to Oklahomans

Cookson Hills Connect recently reached a milestone in its commitment to bring high-speed fiber internet and phone services to rural households and businesses in eastern Oklahoma. With the recent completion of a fiber construction project that began in 2021, all 14,738 Cookson Hills Electric Cooperative members now have access to fiber from Cookson Hills Connect. […]