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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...

PGEC Moves Ahead With Rural Broadband

Prince George Electric Cooperative (PGEC) and Prince George County are coming together to form a public/private partnership to help expedite the process of connecting the Prince George County community with high-speed, fiber-to-the-home internet access. With Prince George County’s support, PGEC can expand broadband access to additional Prince George County residents at an accelerated...

Virginia Coop Gets Broadband Expansion Funds

The Prince George Electric Cooperative has received funds from the Federal Communications Commission to expand broadband service to more than 5,200 rural locations in the Virginia counties of Prince George, Sussex, Surry, Isle of Wight and Dinwiddie.