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Fybe Receives $9 Million Grant to Extend Broadband Access in Rural Communities

Fybe Receives $9 Million Grant to Extend Broadband Access in Rural Communities

[Aulander, N.C.]— Fybe, a broadband service provider and a subsidiary of Roanoke Cooperative is thrilled to announce that it has received four Growing Rural Economies with Access to Technology (GREAT) grants totaling approximately 9 million dollars.

These grants represent a significant investment in the local community, enhancing connectivity and fostering economic development in rural areas. Fybe’s commitment to community involvement is evident in its efforts to bring Fiber to the Home (FTTH) technology to Martin, Bertie, Halifax, and Hertford counties.

With FTTH technology, Fybe aims to address the digital gap prevalent in rural communities, ensuring that residents have access to reliable and high-speed internet connectivity. By installing broadband infrastructure, Fybe seeks to empower neighborhoods and businesses, thereby creating opportunities for growth and innovation.

“Fybe is proud to be a part of the solution to closing the digital divide in our remote areas,” said Bo Coughlin, COO of Fybe. “We are committed to making sure that every current and future resident in our network is set up for success in work, telehealth, school and more.”

Learn more about Fybe and determine eligibility for service here.

For more information about the NCDIT Division of Broadband and Digital Equity and Governor Cooper’s plan to close the digital divide in North Carolina, please visit


About Fybe

Fybe, an initiative spearheaded by Roanoke Connect Holdings, LLC, a subsidiary of Roanoke Cooperative, is building its broadband network to provide high-speed internet to counties in North Carolina. Fybe offers residential and business customers broadband internet, voice services, and smart grid energy efficiency capabilities. Living a fully connected and enhanced quality of life is Fybe’s commitment to the communities they serve.


Agency Contact: Grace Myers

Phone: (803) 662-3116


Fybe Contact: Angela Gordon

Phone: (252) 370-0389