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TEC Completes Fast Fiber Internet Build Out in Randolph County

Roanoke, Alabama (February 28, 2024) – TEC, a leading rural broadband provider, has successfully completed construction of two internal projects in Randolph County. This undertaking extends Gigabit-speed internet coverage by an estimated 6 miles, providing access to over 340 homes and businesses for new and existing copper customers in Randolph County.

TEC's goal is to help bridge the digital divide by providing a reliable, high-speed internet option in the communities it serves. Fast Fiber Internet enhances the local economy and the quality of life for residents through improved access to telemedicine, remote learning, and work-from-home opportunities, as well as personal entertainment like streaming and gaming.

"Each new completed project is more than fiber—it's a boost to local economies," said Joey F. Garner, CEO of TEC. "It's thrilling to know that our work directly impacts businesses and residents in Randolph County."


The project covers an estimated 6 miles and provides access to Fast Fiber Internet to over 340 homes and businesses, providing symmetrical Gigabit speeds and home phone services to parts of Randolph County. The Gigabit speed connections offer a top-notch online experience, catering to users ranging from streamers and gamers to households with multiple users. To sign up for service, please visit and complete a short form or call us at 833-832-3423.


TEC provides economic stability to its local service areas, employing more than 200 people across Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Louisiana. TEC has invested in and maintains approximately 3,600 miles of fiber in its rural markets. For a century, TEC has been a forerunner in providing telecommunications services to rural America and was the first to bring internet options to many rural markets more than 20 years ago. For more information, visit or on social media under the handle, @TECconnects.