Benefits of Fiber
OEConnect’s Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) Broadband is beneficial to our community today, and will be for many years to come.
Here are several reasons why OEConnect is your best, local choice:
- Local Ownership—The OEConnect network is owned by our cooperative members so it is locally controlled, with local and responsive support.
- Competitive Prices—Prices for internet and phone service are very competitive. We can provide up to 1 Gigabit symmetrical service with no data caps.
- Education—OEConnect puts rural students on equal technological footing with students who live in larger towns. In addition, remote learning is more important now than ever before.
- Telemedicine— OEConnect’s network offers the ability for new opportunities like having a diagnostic session with your doctor from the comfort of your home. Our network will help improve the delivery of healthcare to everyone in the area.
- Telecommuting and E-Commerce—Faster and reliable Internet makes it easier for people to run businesses or work remotely from their homes.
- Equal Access Worldwide—The fiber network will keep our area competitive with the best Internet speeds in the world, today and in the future. Also we have no throttling, content controls, or favoritism for large commercial users
- Economic Development—The OEConnect network helps to spur economic growth in, and around, our area.
- Investment in The Future— Otsego Electric Cooperative and OEConnect took the opportunity to make a positive and lasting investment in our future. For rural residents it represents an opportunity to bring state-of-the-art fiber and internet technology to their homes that will never happen again.