Gibson Connect Awarded $1.22M
Gibson Connect was awarded a total of $1.22 million distributed over 10 years ($41,000 per year for its Kentucky service area and $81,000 per year for its Tennessee service area) from a Federal Communications Commission Connect American Fund II (CAF II) reverse auction.
Emergency Broadband Benefit Program
This program provides a temporary monthly discount on internet service for qualifying households.
$1.35M Grant Awarded to Gibson EMC
Gibson Electric Membership Corporation was awarded a grant for $1,353,148.14 through the Tennessee's Broadband Accessibility Grant Program. Gibson EMC applied for three broadband grants on behalf of its membership and one was awarded. The grant will help Gibson EMC build broadband infrastructure to make high-speed, fiber-based internet service available to parts of Lake and Obion Counties.
Gibson Connect Wi-Fi Hotspots