Received 3 National and 2 Regional Awards

May 1, 2019

CDE Lightband has been recognized by BroadbandNow with three nationwide awards and two regional awards in the 2019 Internet Service Provider Awards Program for the mid-size provider category. This award program highlights excellence among internet service providers across the United States by using analyzed results of more than a billion rows of government and proprietary data.

CDE Lightband was awarded in the following areas:

  • Top 3 Fastest Internet Providers in Tennessee
  • Top 3 Fastest Fiber Providers in Tennessee
  • Top 10 Fastest Fiber Providers Nationwide
  • Top 10 Fastest Internet Providers Nationwide
  • Top 10 Most Affordable High-Speed Internet Plans Nationwide

BroadbandNOW is a database company that helps millions of consumers find and compare local internet service providers. For years now, the database has been collecting and analyzing internet providers across the nation based on their coverage and availability.

“CDE Lightband is a true high-tech success story that continues to bring national attention to Clarksville,” Mayor Joe Pitts said. “By investing in our own Internet infrastructure, we are in the vanguard of cities across America with a high-speed fiber network to drive our economic prosperity and improve the quality of life for our citizens. This recognition is a tribute to CDE Lightband’s vision, leadership and staff. We’re honored to see this hard work and dedication come to fruition, and we are thrilled with the prospects of what CDE Lightband can deliver in the future.”

Since its launch in 2008, CDE Lightband’s Broadband Division services focused its attention on increasing access to reliable internet services, as well as providing a wide range of products to suit any residential or business need. Nearly 1,000 miles of fiber-to-the-premise delivers not only Internet but also video and voice over IP and Hosted PBX phone services. Currently, CDE Lightband serves over 30% of their customer base with one or more of these services. CDE Lightband has over 22,000 residential and business customers with speeds for Internet up to 10 gig.

“The investment CDE Lightband has made in our broadband services has paid huge dividends to our organization and our community,” said Brian Taylor, General Manager at CDE Lightband. “These rankings further solidify that we are attaining what we set out to do, to improve our community through the reliable and affordable delivery of electric and broadband services.”

“As an Internet service provider, you strive every day to make sure you are delivering the best, fastest and most reliable service to meet your customer’s needs,” stated Christy Batts, Broadband Division Director at CDE Lightband. “We have built a team focus that keeps these goals in mind every day and being recognized with these rankings shows that this team is delivering on that plan. I could not be prouder of what we have accomplished. “

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