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AARP: Next steps to bridging Alabama’s digital divide

Alabama has a historic opportunity to expand access to affordable, reliable, high-speed internet to everyone in the state, no matter where they live or...

Uniti Fiber leads broadband expansion in Butler, Lowndes, and Montgomery counties

Uniti Fiber, a provider of infrastructure solutions, is installing nearly 65 miles of "middle mile" broadband in Alabama's Black Belt region. The project is...

Spectrum brings much needed fiber-optic network to Lauderdale County

Lauderdale County homes and small businesses are receiving a major upgrade in their internet connection thanks to a new fiber-optic network being installed by...

Chilton County residents share appreciation for reliable internet and Uniti Fiber – ‘connectivity is important’

Uniti Fiber announced the completion of a major broadband project that will provide high-speed internet service along the U.S. 31 Corridor in rural Jemison,...

Meridiam breaks ground on $230M broadband project in Black Belt

Meridiam, a sustainable infrastructure investment firm, broke ground on a transformative fiber project that will provide broadband access in the underserved Black Belt region...

Alabama invests $150 million in broadband expansion across 48 counties

Governor Kay Ivey announced today that close to $150 million in federal funding from the U.S. Department of the Treasury has been allocated to...

Ivey awards $188 million for ‘Middle Mile’ broadband projects across Alabama

Governor Kay Ivey announced major broadband news for rural Alabama at a press conference in her hometown of Camden on Monday. Ivey revealed that a...

Ivey talks telehealth and broadband during statewide tour stop in Atmore

Calling broadband access "a lifeline," Gov. Kay Ivey made a visit to Atmore Community Hospital, the third stop on her broadband tour of Alabama. Ivey...

Ivey on ‘Broadband Tour’ promoting expansion

As broadband access becomes increasingly important for every day life and business throughout the world, the state of Alabama is keeping in step by...

Fiber Utility Network now the Alabama Fiber Network

Fiber Utility Network Inc. (FUN), a coalition of eight electric co-ops, their subsidiaries, and partners, announced major plans for the group Tuesday. To more accurately...

Skelton named CTO of Fiber Utility Network

Chris Skelton, a broadband industry veteran of 30 years, has been named chief technology officer for Fiber Utility Network. The network is eight electric...

Adtran plans $5M expansion, 300 jobs to meet broadband needs

Huntsville-based Adtran is expanding its advanced telecommunications equipment manufacturing to meet the growing demand for domestically produced network electronics, the company announced. The first American...

C Spire awarded $26.2M broadband grant

C-Spire has been selected for the Middle Mile grant program, a Department of Commerce National Telecommunications and Information Administration-led initiative, the company announced. The...

State Sen. Kelley: Need for high-speed internet is urgent

Alabama recently received notification that we are in line to receive more than $1 billion in funding from the Broadband, Equity, Access, and Deployment...

Be Linked Alabama: Interactive map lights up broadband growth

Alongside Governor Kay Ivey’s announcement this week that federal dollars are quickly headed into broadband connectivity across Alabama’s 67 counties, an interactive website was...

Ivey seeks to better state’s broadband ranking

It wasn't great news, but it wasn't terrible, either. Alabama ranks 24th in the country for the states with the best and worst Internet, according...

FUN is serious about broadband access

Vantage Point Solutions has been named the engineering firm of record for the Fiber Utility Network, the company announced Monday. FUN is a coalition of...

Troy Cablevision rebrand completed, C Spire expands broadband access

C Spire has completed the rebranding of Troy Cablevision, the telecom company announced today. In a news release, the company said the acquisition – which...

Alabama to receive $1.4B for broadband access

The state will receive $1.4 billion to boost ongoing efforts to expand broadband access to unserved areas, Gov. Kay Ivey announced today. The National Telecommunications...

Uniti brings new technology to Old Alabama Town

A walk through the streets of Old Alabama Town is like a step back in time. However, inside the buildings lining those streets will...

ADECA hosts broadband meetings in all 67 counties

The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) has reached an important milestone in broadband expansion by hosting community broadband meetings in each...

Alabama telecom CEO testifies on broadband needs

WASHINGTON— Stressing the importance of broadband access to rural areas, the CEO of a North Alabama telecom co-op testified in a U.S. Senate Agriculture,...

Tuberville: Reliable broadband service in rural areas ‘vital’

In his first hearing as ranking member of the U.S. Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry (AG) Subcommittee on Rural Development and Energy, Sen. Tommy Tuberville...

ADECA broadband assistance meetings open to public

In response to the critical need for internet access, the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs has developed the Alabama Community Broadband Technical...