Fiber

How a rural electric co-op connected a community

Molly Byrnes, 34, and Jesse Hofmann-Smith, 35, can’t reliably make phone calls on their cellular network from their cozy apartment on the outskirts of Taos. But they can host real-time webinars and build websites online for clients across the country. Their casita is one of about 6,300 homes and businesses in northern New Mexico connected to a high-speed fiber-optic internet network run by an unlikely source: the local electric cooperative.

Read the source article at NMPolitics.net

Categories: Fiber, SCN

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