Middle Tennessee Electric, United Communications to expand broadband

Middle Tennessee Electric, the state´s largest electric cooperative, and United Communications, Middle Tennessee´s provider of fiber and fixed wireless Internet services, has announced that they have partnered to expand broadband access to underserved areas across seven counties in Tennessee, the company said.

The partnership allows the two organizations to combine their resources and decades of experience to offer affordable, high-speed Internet services to members and customers in the coming years and improve quality of life for those in the areas they serve.

Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation is a member-owned, not-for-profit electric cooperative providing electricity to more than 225,000 residential and business members in Williamson, Wilson, Rutherford and Cannon counties. For more information, visit www.mtemc.com.

United Communications is a provider of Internet, digital TV, and phone services to enterprise-class businesses and residential customers in Middle Tennessee. United Communications network includes close to 1,000 route miles of fiber connecting in Nashville and Murfreesboro, and covering portions of Williamson, Marshall, Bedford, Franklin and Rutherford counties. To learn more, visit www.united.net.