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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 […]

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 […]

CBC hosts Connected Oklahoma – Rural Broadband Summit

More than 200 guests from 21 states attended the Cooperative Broadband Coalition’s inaugural Connected Oklahoma – Rural Broadband Summit in Edmond on Sept. 27. The Cooperative Broadband Coalition brought together various stakeholders to discuss opportunities to better serve broadband in rural areas. “Internet is key to unblocking the economic potential in rural areas,” said Speaker […]

Co-op’s Participate in HB-1965 Ceremonial Bill Signing

Today, cooperative leaders participated in the ceremonial bill signing of HB-1965 along with Governor Kevin Stitt, Representative Carl Newton State Representative and Kirk Martin, Deputy Director of the Oklahoma Broadband Office. The bill encourages the development of broadband services in unserved and underserved areas, ultimately helping Oklahoma bridge the digital divide. Ten distribution electric cooperatives […]

KAMO Power Deploys Infinera’s XTM Series to Upgrade Broadband Network

Infinera (NASDAQ: INFN) announced today that KAMO Electric Cooperative, Inc. (KAMO Power) is deploying Infinera’s XTM Series on its 2,700-route-mile rural network to serve its 17 member cooperatives across northeast Oklahoma and southwest Missouri. The deployment upgrades KAMO Power’s network, providing the cooperative with an open optical network that delivers high-capacity, reliable, and secure transport services. KAMO […]

IEC, Cox Communications Sign Fiber Deal

In a move to narrow the gap when it comes to broadband access in rural Oklahoma, Indian Electric Cooperative has announced fiber cooperative effort with industry giant Cox Communications. The innovative approach will accelerate broadband access to unserved and underserved areas of rural Oklahoma, IEC says. The IEC Board of Directors and Cox Communications executives approved […]

Central’s Fiber Construction Enters Final Phase

Central Rural Electric Cooperative’s fiber construction project has entered its final phase and projects the build to be complete by August 2024. Once complete, Central’s entire membership, nearly 18,000 Oklahoman households, will have access to high-speed fiber internet. “Our mission is to connect people with the speed of light, and we are working as fast […]