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Arkansas Cooperatives Apply Rural Electrification Model to Internet Access

by Sarah Campbell 10/17/2016 12:00 am

Ouachita Electric in Camden, North Arkansas Electric in Salem (Fulton County) and Ozarks Electric in Fayetteville plan to deliver internet via fiber optic cable to their members in the next few months.

Coleman: Broadband Efforts Take Cues from Rural Electrification

by Kyle Massey 9/6/2016 3:14 pm

Today's push to expand broadband internet access is very much like the country's effort to bring electric power to rural areas during the Great Depression and World War II, electric company executive Mel Coleman says.

Mel Coleman of North Arkansas Electric Cooperative Elected President of National Group

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/23/2015 9:37 am

Mel Coleman, CEO of North Arkansas Electric Cooperative in Salem, has been elected president of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association board of directors, the organization announced Monday.

Ready or Not (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 12/9/2013 12:00 am

If "climate change" is a phrase you simply can't stomach, consider the benefit of acknowledging the increasing frequency of extreme weather events. Consider that it's time to prepare.