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TEC Marks 100 Years of Excellence with Centennial Celebration in Bay Springs

Bay Springs, Mississippi (September 20, 2023) - For a century, TEC has been a forerunner in providing telecommunications services throughout Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee, and Louisiana. TEC has remained committed to connecting rural communities through unparalleled broadband internet and voice services. To celebrate this milestone, TEC is thrilled to announce its Centennial Celebration, a public outdoor music festival featuring a lineup of distinguished performers. The event will take place in downtown Bay Springs on October 21, 2023.

Rhythm Meets History

The Centennial Celebration will be a fusion of music and history, showcasing live performances across diverse genres and generations. Guests can enjoy musical acts such as The Carey Big Band, The Hustlers, and The Songwriters Show - featuring some of Nashville's biggest hit songwriters, while also indulging in offerings from local food truck vendors available on-site. A pop-up museum showcasing telecommunications equipment over the past 100 years will be on site. Please join TEC as we celebrate this momentous milestone and RSVP today at

Event Details

Date: October 21, 2023

Time: 2PM – 6PM

Location: Downtown Bay Springs

“As our Company celebrates 100 years of service to our customers and communities this year, I am amazed and grateful. Throughout the century, we have lived and learned. We have progressed and grown. We have adapted to the changes in our industry, and we are continuing to meet the demands of our customers. Today, as TEC sits poised on the brink of the next phase of opportunity and revitalization, our Company is thriving,” says Joey F. Garner, CEO.


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 2,000 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.