Electric Membership Co-operatives | Community Broadband | Corning

You’ve Got What it Takes

You’ve Got What it Takes

Your Electric Membership Co-operative (EMC) already delivers one essential utility to your community. That experience, your gear, and your crews make you the perfect choice to deliver broadband. Our experts will work with yours to help you expand your operations to successfully bring cost-effective, reliable fiber to the home (FTTH) — and all the opportunities it can offer your friends, neighbors, and your business.

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Big Demand Meets Big Opportunity

Big Demand Meets Big Opportunity

More than ever, small towns need the big connectivity only fiber optic networks can deliver. By choosing FTTH, you’ll ensure that your community not only has what it needs to thrive today, but for decades to come, no matter what the future brings.

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We understand the unique opportunities and challenges EMCs have entering the broadband marketplace. We can help you succeed. Contact Wyatt Grubbs, our community broadband expert, today.

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Funding Opportunities for EMCs to Deliver Community Broadband

Community Broadband Deployment Spotlight

Community Broadband Deployment Spotlight

Learn how communities like yours already bringing fiber to the people.

Leveraging technology to offer next-generation services

Ontario & Trumansburg Telephone Companies (OTTC), the largest independently owned telephone company in New York, has been in the business of connecting people for nearly 100 years. A family-owned operation now in its fifth generation, OTTC has lived firsthand the transformation in telecommunications through changes in technologies, its network infrastructure, the services it offers, and the experiences that its customers expect. 

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Bringing Community Broadband Home — Tri-County Rural Electric

Appalachia’s Tioga River Valley is known for quiet towns and rugged geography, features that made it unattractive to large internet providers. That didn’t stop cooperative members from creating the network they’d been dreaming of, with the help of Tri-County Rural Electric. Learn about Tri-County’s creative planning approach and collaboration with an established municipal network, area cable companies, and Corning.

Other Community Broadband Success Stories

Products/Solutions

Products/Solutions

We’ve got flexible, easy-to-install products for every part of your community broadband network.

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Aerial Cables

Aerial cables can help you meet growing FTTx demands while optimizing OpEx and CapEx spends.

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Evolv™ Solutions

Evolv™ Solutions are designed to make your network go faster, go smaller, go simpler, go anywhere.

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