New Mexico Co-Op Preps FTTH
TAOS, N.M. -- Kit Carson Electric Cooperative (KCEC) announced today that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Pulse Broadband, an advanced fiber-optic telecommunications leader serving rural markets, to build KCEC’s state of the art Fiber-to-the-Home network serving Northern New Mexico.
Kit Carson’s service area is comprised of more than 29,000 homes and businesses in Taos, Colfax and Rio Arriba Counties. Pulse Broadband will act as Project Manager and Project Engineer and utilize its vast experience in the construction of next-generation Fiber-to-the-Home networks to give homes and businesses in the KCEC service area access to best-in-class broadband Internet, telephone and television services.
Kit Carson Electric also announced, as part of the same project, a partnership with WESCO for material management and procurement and Atlantic Engineering and TCS Communications for construction and deployment services, pending negotiations.
“This is an exciting time for our community” said Kit Carson CEO Luis Reyes. “This new network will transform our area and the contractors we have selected will allow us to maximize the use of local workers and subcontractors”.