Appalachian Electric Cooperative - Broadband News!

Posted: Mar 21st, 2019

A message from the Appalachian Electric Cooperative... "AEC is a grant recipient!  Governor Bill Lee announced today that AEC is awarded a $1.7 million Broadband Accessibility Grant through the State of Tennessee’s Department of Economic & Community Development.  A team of Co-Op staffers worked diligently to put together a winning application for the grant, which is intended to help supplement the costs of bringing broadband services to about 1,800 AEC members in the New Market and Piedmont areas.  AEC continues to work on a master plan for deploying broadband; we have identified a partner to help us in this effort and are pulling resources together for a launch later this year.  This grant helps put AEC in a better position to begin work, once all the final details are in place.  Meanwhile, this is just one more example of focused work we do on behalf of those we serve.  We are Member Owned and Service Driven!"