EMPOWER Broadband Breaks Ground on $154 Million Project

With several ceremonial shovels full of Southside Virginia soil on October 20, EMPOWER Broadband, Inc., commemorated a significant stride forward in leveling the playing field between rural and urban communities by launching a significant expansion of its fiber...

EMPOWER Broadband Moves Aggressively Forward

EMPOWER Broadband has taken a giant leap toward fulfilling its promise to bring world-class internet access to Virginians in rural Southside communities. EMPOWER, with assistance from Magellan Broadband, its owner-engineer, has secured the services of National...

VMD Co-ops Play Key Role in NRECA Regional Meeting

NRECA held its Regions 1&4 meeting on Sept. 6-8 in Indianapolis. Reported attendance was more than 1,200 participants, which was twice as much as the 2021 meeting at National Harbor, Md. The VMD cooperatives were well represented. John C. Lee Jr., president and...