Lender Discusses Differences Between Broadband and Electric Service

The following article is reprinted from CFC Solutions News Bulletin (17 January 2018, Volume 19, Number 2).

With more electric cooperatives looking into providing broadband service to unserved and underserved rural communities, CFC Senior Vice President for Member Services Joel …

Utility coops partner to bring members ‘up to speed’ with broadband access

Most Americans have multiple high-speed wireless choices when it comes to Internet access but many residents living in the less-populated, more rural parts still have to rely on 90s technology, i.e. dial-up, for their data needs. Now, cooperatives that have …

Sale of Taxable Telephone Cooperative’s Subsidiary Generated Patronage-Sourced Income

Many cooperatives obtain interests in other entities or create subsidiaries to facilitate various business objectives.  For example, electric distribution cooperatives regularly form generation and/or transmission cooperatives to procure wholesale power and transmission services.  Other cooperatives create subsidiaries to operate businesses …