Erin, Tennessee (August 29, 2022) --- TEC, a leading rural broadband provider, has completed a significant project to provide Fast Fiber Internet to additional portions of Henry, Stewart, Houston, and Montgomery counties. Installations are actively underway in these communities. This project is part of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) ReConnect Pilot Program to provide high-speed connectivity in areas that lack adequate access to the internet.
TEC’s goal is to bridge the digital divide by providing a reliable, high-speed internet option that has a lasting, positive impact on the communities it serves. With Fast Fiber Internet from TEC, residents can take advantage of technology that allows for work-from-home opportunities, remote education, appointments with physicians via telemedicine, and video streaming services.
“Having dependable broadband access to schools, businesses and healthcare is a stimulant for growth in rural communities, and results in improved quality of life for everyone,” said Joey Garner, President and CEO of TEC. “In today’s world, having the capability to use these online services has become not only convenient, but essential.”
ABOUT THE PROJECT
The project covers an estimated 34 miles and connects over 700 residential and business customers to Fast Fiber Internet, providing symmetrical Gigabit speeds and home phone services to parts of the communities in Henry, Stewart, Houston, and Montgomery counties. A 1 Gig internet connections give the best online experience for streamers, gamers, social media users, and families with multiple users at home. Those interested in signing up for service can visit www.TEC.com/SignUp to complete a quick form.