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Delta Fiber gets $47M to expand broadband

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By Gerard Edic -Staff Writer | January 30, 2021 - Updated January 31

Delta Fiber, wholly owened subsidiary of Greenwood-based electric cooperative Delta Electric, has been awarded $46.9 million in grant support over the next 10 years from the Federal Communications Commission.

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Conexon works with Rural Electric Cooperatives to bring fiber to the home in rural communities. The company is composed of professionals who have worked in electric cooperatives and the telecommunications industry, and offer decades of individual experience in business planning, building networks, marketing and selling telecommunications. Conexon offers its electric cooperative clients end-to-end broadband deployment and operations support, from a project’s conception all the way through to its long-term sustainability. It works with clients to analyze economic feasibility, secure financing, design the network, manage construction, provide operational support, optimize business performance and determine optimal partnerships. To date, Conexon has assisted nearly 200 electric cooperatives, nearly 50 of which are deploying fiber networks, with more than 150,000 connected fiber-to-the-home subscribers across the U.S. The company has secured more than a quarter of a billion dollars in federal and state grants for its clients.

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