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Arkansas Cooperatives Invest in Broadband Expansion

Ozarks Electric Cooperative and Craighead Electric Cooperative, along with several other Arkansas electric cooperatives, are forming a new wholesale broadband provider, Diamond State Networks. The organization will provide broadband access to over 1.25 million residents of rural Arkansas with over 50,000 miles of fiber lines.

Electric Cooperatives Work to Restore Power After Deadly Tornadoes

After tornadoes and strong winds ravaged parts of the South and Midwest, electric cooperatives are working to restore damage to transmission lines and support structures in order to restore power to communities. Full restoration is likely to take weeks as it is conservatively estimated that more than 1,000 utility poles were damaged in the storms, but less affected electric...