INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Indiana’s electric cooperatives now have the go-ahead to extend fiber lines to bring broadband service to more rural parts of the state.
Electric cooperatives’ officials joined Gov. Eric Holcomb on Wednesday in a ceremonial signing of a new law allowing the expansion.
Tom VanParis, CEO of Indiana Electric Cooperatives, said in a news release that much of the state lacks quality internet options.
The cooperatives, the state’s second-largest electricity provider, serves 1.3 million Hoosiers.