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Cooperative to Acquire Fiber Broadband Services

Choptank Electric Cooperative and its subsidiary have finalized a deal to acquire thousands of broadband customers from Bay Country Communications over the next decade.

Choptank Electric Cooperative Receives $23 Million for Fiber Expansion

Choptank Electric Cooperative in Maryland has been awarded $23 million from the state to provide high-speed internet to residents. The grant help provide internet service to almost every unserved address in Caroline County.

Maryland Electric Cooperative Launches Broadband Subsidiary

After much debate over removing Choptank Electric Cooperative (Choptank) from the oversight of the Maryland Public Service Commission, Choptank has launched Choptank Fiber, a wholly-owned broadband subsidiary. Choptank Fiber will take a community-by-community approach to installing broadband, using the monthly subscription revenue of established communities to invest in the development...

Electric Cooperatives Form New Broadband Association

Five electric cooperatives in Virginia and Maryland have formed a broadband cooperative association aimed at encouraging the expansion of high-speed internet service in underserved rural areas. The new Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Broadband Cooperatives (VMDABC) includes Millboro-based BARC Electric Cooperative and its BARC Connects subsidiary, Arrington-based...