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About Conexon
Conexon works with Rural Electric Cooperatives to bring fiber to the home in rural communities. The company is comprised of professionals who have worked for electric cooperatives and the telecommunications industry, and offer decades of individual experience in business planning, building networks, marketing and selling telecommunications. Conexon offers its electric cooperative clients end-to-end broadband deployment and operations support from a project’s conception all the way through to its long-term sustainability. It works with clients to analyze economic feasibility, secure financing, network design, manage construction, provide operational support, optimize business performance and determine optimal partnerships. To date, Conexon has assisted nearly 100 electric cooperatives, over 30 of which are constructing fiber networks, with more than 60,000 co-op members connected across the US and secured more than $200 million in federal and state grants for its clients.
August 15, 2019

Tombigbee Electric bringing fiber Internet to homes, businesses in Lee, Itawamba counties

By RBNews – August 10, 2019 TUPELO, Miss. – Tombigbee Electric Power Association (TEPA), a non-profit, member-owned electric power association, today announced its plans to move ahead with a fiber-to-the-home network buildout to serve 100 percent of the co-op’s 43,950 members. Tombigbee is one of the first electric power associations in Mississippi to make this […]

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August 10, 2019

Northeast Mississippi electric power providers announce plans to provide broadband Internet service

By Danny McArthur Daily Journal – Aug 10, 2019 TUPELO • In what is being described as a historic moment on par with when Tombigbee Electric Power Association first offered electricity to rural areas, the member-owned electric power association announced Saturday that its board of directors voted to provide broadband internet to its servicing areas. “This […]

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August 9, 2019

Fast 50: Conexon’s rural broadband work brings high-speed growth

By Juliana Garcia  – Staff Writer, Kansas City Business Journal ConexonRank: No. 8Growth 2016-2018: 162.43% The dearth of high-speed internet service is a serious impediment to rural communities working to retain and attract residents and businesses. So when Randy Klindt developed a lower-cost way of bringing fiber to customers’ homes for a Missouri electric cooperative, it attracted far-ranging attention. Klindt […]

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July 15, 2019

2019 Fiber-To-The-Home Top 100

Conexon July 2019 | BroadbandCommunities Magazine Key Products: Consulting services, fiber design, construction management, fundraising and operations for rural electric cooperatives deploying fiber to the home Summary: As the urban-rural digital divide continues to widen, rural residents throughout the United States have begun to look to electric cooperatives as potential internet service providers. Conexon was founded in […]

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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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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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