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June 21, 2019

Conexon and Cumberland Electric Membership Cooperative join forces to launch broadband network to serve nearly 100,000 rural Tennessee homes and businesses

KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 21, 2019 – Conexon, the nation’s leader in partnering with electric membership cooperatives to deploy broadband networks, is joining forces with Tennessee-based Cumberland Electric Membership Cooperative (CEMC) to deploy a fiber-to-the-home network spanning five counties to serve 100 percent of the co-op’s members. Conexon has been selected to serve as their strategic […]

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May 23, 2019

FCC Chairman Visits Oklahoma Electric Coop Which Is Receiving $22.2 Million For Rural Broadband

FCC Connect America Fund Support Expected to Support Deployment of Gigabit Connections to Over 7,700 Rural Oklahoma Locations WASHINGTON, May 22, 2019—Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai today visited East Central Electric Cooperative in Okmulgee, Oklahoma to discuss how a recent FCC investment will help connect rural Oklahomans to high-speed internet service. East Central is […]

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May 15, 2019

FCC Authorizes First Wave of Funding for Rural Broadband from Connect America Fund Auction

Funding Starts This Month for Broadband Buildout in Rural Communities in 12 States WASHINGTON, May 14, 2019—The FCC today authorized nearly $111.6 million in funding over the next decade to expand broadband to 37,148 unserved rural homes and businesses in 12 states representing the first wave of support from last year’s successful Connect America Fund […]

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April 30, 2019

Chairman Pai and FCC staff meet with a large group of electric cooperatives

Yesterday (April 29) , in a meeting organized by Conexon, Chairman Pai and FCC staff met with a large group of electric cooperatives. Each coop was a winning bidder in the CAF II auction at the highest tier — Gigabit service. As a group, electric coops will receive over $250 million, which is over 90% […]

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February 4, 2019

Conexon welcomes veteran telecom and broadband sales leader Abby Carere as Vice President of Sales & Marketing

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 4, 2019 – Conexon, a company committed to partnering with electric membership cooperatives to bring fiber to the home in rural communities, today announced the addition of veteran telecom and broadband sales leader Abby Carere to its senior team. Carere serves as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Carere offers Conexon clients […]

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January 25, 2019

When Nothing is Better than Something: Your rural community may be blocked from receiving better internet service because of the availability of satellite. And what you can do about it.

The Connect America Fund II auction was largely a success. For less than half the money per location previously spent on 4/1 Mbps and 10/1 Mbps services, rural electric cooperatives have secured $250 million in funding to build fiber networks and offer Gigabit services. And then there was the participation by a single satellite bidder […]

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January 24, 2019

Congratulations, Mississippi Electric Coops! Now, let’s build some rural broadband networks.

At a Broadband Communities conference a while ago, the theme was: There is not just one “right way.” I disagree, at least when it comes to electric coops. There is a right way. Fiber-to-the-home networks, like electric networks, are large-scale infrastructure projects. It is important to understand what has worked, what hasn’t worked, and why. […]

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December 6, 2018

Broadband mapping pioneer, Michael Byrne, joins Conexon as vice president, Information Technology

Dec. 6, 2018 – Conexon, a company committed to partnering with electric membership cooperatives to bring fiber to the home in rural communities, today announced the addition of broadband mapping pioneer and innovator Michael Byrne to its leadership team. Byrne serves as vice president for Information Technology. Byrne brings a wealth of expertise to Conexon and […]

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August 28, 2018

Rural Electric Cooperative Consortium awarded $186M in FCC’s Connect America Fund Phase II auction

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Aug. 28, 2018 — Conexon, a company committed to working with electric membership cooperatives to bring fiber to the home in rural communities, today announced that the Rural Electric Cooperative Consortium (RECC) is the single largest Gigabit winning bidder in the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) recent Connect America Fund (CAF) Phase II auction. […]

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