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IEC, Cox Communications Sign Fiber Deal

IEC, Cox Communications Sign Fiber Deal

cbcadminJul 13, 20234 min read

Indian Electric Cooperative announces the signing of a fiber deal with Cox Communications 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 the terms this month. “Cox is committed to the communities it serves, has local…

Central’s Fiber Construction Enters Final Phase

Central’s Fiber Construction Enters Final Phase

cbcadminJul 12, 20233 min read

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 as we can to do that,” said Mark Prather, Central’s President of Fiber and Technology. Central’s board approved the expansion of fiber communications throughout its seven-county service…

Lake Region Technology & Communications Completes Fiber Build

Lake Region Technology & Communications Completes Fiber Build

cbcadminJul 12, 20231 min read

Lake Region employees celebrated the milestone at a celebration lunch CBC Member, Lake Region Technology & Communications, recently celebrated a significant milestone. June 16 marked the completion of a major undertaking, building a fiber network from the ground up to all areas of Lake Region Electric Cooperative’s service territory. All Lake Region members now have access to blazing-fast gigabit internet service. Lake Region has constructed over 3,000 miles of fiber optic, connecting more than 11,000 homes and businesses in areas that had…

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