Co-Mo explores fiber-to-home potential

Pilot program would target two test areas

Some members of the Co-Mo Electric Cooperative service territory might soon be linked to the Internet at the fastest speeds seen in this part of Central Missouri.

The cooperative — through its wholly owned subsidiary Co-Mo Comm — has launched a pilot project in two targeted areas to test whether building a fiber-to-the-home broadband network is financially feasible for all of its service territory.

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The move comes in the wake of the cooperative’s unsuccessful attempt to secure government funding to assist in building the network.


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