Kit Carson Electric Cooperative Receives $24 Million Grant for Expanding Rural Broadband Service through the US Department of Agriculture’s Rural Utility Service ReConnect Program | app

TAOS, New Mexico–(BUSINESS WIRE)–October 31, 2022–

Kit Carson Electric Cooperative, Inc (KCEC) today announced the acceptance of a recent grant application from the United States Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development Team and its Rural Utilities ReConnect Program , for an amount of $23,624,986. This significant grant will be used to deploy fiber-to-the-premises broadband service and wireless broadband access in rural New Mexico. The funded service area spans the Rio Arriba region and includes 3,078 customers, including households, businesses, educational institutions, community facilities and local emergency services.

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