Organization Glasgow EPB
Communities Covered Glasgow, KY
Goals of the Network

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Position the electric utility to transform into an infotricity utility via access to robust broadband. Reduce the amount of money leaving the local economy destined for the stockholders of an MSO. Bring new services to a rural community -- services that would otherwise be many years coming to Glasgow. Accomplish these goals without adversely impacting the cost of electric power in Glasgow presently.

Goals Achieved

All of them.

The Network's Impact
  • Boosting economic development
  • Transforming healthcare medical care delivery
  • Increasing local government efficiency
  • Improving K-12 education
  • Impacted/impacting all four equally
Initial Investment Amount $5,000,000.00
Investment Covered Built most of the network with initial investment
Source of Investment
  • Bonds
Investment Repaid? Yes
Services offered
  • Wholesale via open access network (ISPs sell retail)
  • Retail sales of fiber to individuals, businesses, others
  • Sell dark fiber services
  • Own and sell data center services