Conexon News

Conexon and global communications solution provider, Calix, team up to position electric cooperatives for broadband customer experience success

By Conexon | October 9, 2020

Partnership ensures reliable supply of provider and end-user communications equipment for co-ops launching FTTH networks within aggressive timelines.   KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Rural fiber-optic network…

Conexon and Global Fiber-Optic Cable Manufacturer CommScope Expand Access to Top-Tier Fiber Solutions

By Conexon | September 22, 2020

Collaboration between long-time suppliers to aid successful deployment of FTTH networks within federal and state funding, timing, and scale requirements KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 17, 2020 – Rural fiber-optic network design…

Conexon debuts at No. 325 on Inc. 500 fastest-growing private company list, with three-year revenue growth of 1,400%

By Conexon | August 28, 2020

Rapid expansion of client base, resources, strategic partnerships reflects company commitment to electric cooperatives delivering broadband across rural America KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Rural fiber-optic network…

Conexon leverages strategic partner Osmose Utilities Services to position electric cooperatives for rapid broadband deployment success

By Conexon | August 24, 2020

Collaboration ensures seamless, on-time make-ready assessment/design and construction prep, equips co-ops to deploy fiber-to-the-home networks within accelerated funding deadlines. KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Rural fiber-optic network…

Conexon teams up with seven Mississippi electric cooperatives to leverage more than $30M in CARES Act funding and help close the Digital Divide

By Conexon | August 4, 2020

In less than six months, electric power associations will build over 2,000 miles of fiber, making world-class internet speeds and capabilities available to over 40,000 unserved rural Mississippians KANSAS CITY,…

Advocacy in Action – Conexon and Cooperatives Team Up, Rural Americans Win

By Conexon | July 2, 2020

Given the advocacy efforts of Conexon, influential federal, state and community officials, and electric cooperatives, more than a million rural Americans stand to benefit from hundreds of millions of dollars…

Monroe County Electric Power Association Teams with Conexon to Launch Fiber-To-The-Home Network

By Conexon | April 8, 2020

KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Conexon, the nation’s leader in assisting electric cooperatives to deploy broadband networks, has been selected by Mississippi-based Monroe County Electric Power Association…

Mississippi County Electric Cooperative teams with Conexon to deploy fiber-to-the-home network

By Conexon | March 25, 2020

Mississippi County Electric Cooperative teams with Conexon to deploy fiber-to-the-home network; build-out will provide access to broadband benefits for 5,000 rural Arkansas homes and businesses KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 25,…

The FCC just voted to establish the RDOF with Conexon’s clearing round provision included, favoring electric cooperatives!

By Conexon | February 12, 2020

We are excited to be present for the announcement today in Washington. This means significantly more funding available for electric cooperatives to build gigabit-capable networks to serve members throughout rural…

Conexon selected by Tombigbee Electric Power Association to launch broadband network to serve more than 40,000 Mississippi homes and businesses

By Conexon | November 13, 2019

Fiber-to-the-home network will deliver world-class, high-speed communications for co-op members and upgrade electrical infrastructure with smart grid capabilities KANSAS CITY, Mo., Nov. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Conexon, the nation’s leader…

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

By Conexon | June 21, 2019

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)…

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

By Conexon | April 30, 2019

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…

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

By Randy Klindt | February 4, 2019

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…

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

By Randy Klindt | December 6, 2018

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…

Andy Burger joins the Conexon team

By Randy Klindt | July 7, 2018

Conexon is proud to announce a key addition to their rapidly expanding team assisting electric cooperatives with their fiber to the home decisions and deployment. This new role, Vice President…

The Electric Co-op Rural Broadband Movement is underway!

Electric cooperatives across the country are making a significant impact in rural America, making a brighter future possible for millions!

Through the tireless efforts of Conexon’s partner cooperatives, more than 100,000 electric co-op members have been connected to gigabit-capable networks, and are today realizing the education, economic and lifestyle benefits of world-class broadband. We celebrate their success and invite other cooperatives to join the movement to bridge the digital divide!

Co-Mo Connect: 3,700 miles Built, 20,000 subscribers connected.                  OzarksGo: 7,000 miles Built, 15,000 subscribers connected.                United Fiber: 1,700 Miles built, 13,500 subscribers connected.                Midwest Energy (MEC): 2,000 miles built, 12,500 subscribers connected.