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Arrowhead Electric working to expand broadband service

Broadband internet fiber being installed - Photo courtesy of Arrowhead Electric Cooperative
Broadband internet fiber being installed - Photo courtesy of Arrowhead Electric Cooperative

Arrowhead Electric Cooperative embarked on efforts to bring high-speed internet to all areas of Cook County in 2009. The electric cooperative's True North Broadband now offers 800 miles of fiber-to-home services to customers. 
 
But there are still areas of the county without that access and Arrowhead Electric is working to receive approximately $18 million from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). 
 
WTIP's Rhonda Silence checked in with Arrowhead Electric CEO John Twiest to find out where the local internet provider is in this complicated federal funding process. 
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