Broadband Expansion Groundbreaking

Posted: November 29, 2022

Twin Lakes groundbreaking ceremony in Putnam CountyGainesboro, TN. — November 2022 – On November 14, 2022, Twin Lakes held a fiber-expansion groundbreaking in Putnam County to celebrate the start of construction on the expansion of its fiber network.

Twin Lakes was awarded $10.4M in TEBF-ARP grant funding from the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development. In addition to TEBF-ARP funds, Putnam County will provide $4.4M. The joint funding commitment, totaling $14.8M, will provide broadband access to approximately 2,400 unserved residents and businesses in Putnam County.

“Today we are thrilled to partner with Putnam County and TN-ECD to extend our world-class fiber network to those without adequate service outside our Cooperative area,” said Jonathan West, General Manager and CEO at Twin Lakes. “Having access to reliable 10 Gigabit (Gb) broadband service will ensure these Putnam County residents have the connectivity they need to succeed in today’s online world. A special thanks to all in attendance. We look forward to connecting those homes and businesses over the next 30 months.”

Residents and businesses in the grant area will receive communication by mail once construction has concluded. Those interested in Twin Lakes’ services may visit the Twin Lakes website or contact our Customer Service Team at (931) 476-2151.

About Twin Lakes

Twin Lakes, established in 1951, is a customer-centric fiber optic telecommunications company, providing 100% fiber-to-the-premise (FTTP) gigabit broadband internet, voice, HDTV, and security to over 30,000 customers in Tennessee. For more information, please visit the Twin Lakes website.