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New Hope Telephone Cooperative Now a Certified All-Fiber Service Provider

Certification Demonstrates Proven Commitment to Future-Proof Fiber Connectivity


New Hope, Alabama September 20, 2018— On September 7, 2018, New Hope Telephone Cooperative was awarded the Fiber Broadband Association’s (FBA) All-Fiber Certification for its commitment to ensuring their customers get the fastest, most reliable broadband available. The All-Fiber Certification is available to FBA members who demonstrate a high-level strategic commitment to fiber deployment by ensuring 90-percent or more of their networks rely on fiber optic infrastructure.

“Communities all over the country are becoming more aware of how important and effective fiber networks are,” said Lisa Youngers, Executive Director of the Fiber Broadband Association. “This certification program is designed to help all-fiber network operator members highlight the critical work they are doing to bring all-fiber connectivity to those they serve. It’s a way to identify those who are truly bringing the best internet and digital services to their communities.”

“We couldn’t be more proud to be recognized by the Fiber Broadband Association as one of the first All-Fiber Certified service providers,” said Jim Cook, General Manager.  “Every day, we work to meet the ever-changing needs of our customers, and this one-of-its-kind certification further demonstrates our commitment to building a better, more connected broadband future.”



About New Hope Telephone Cooperative

New Hope Telephone Cooperative is a member-­owned cooperative serving about 4,900 homes and businesses across about 300 square miles in northeast Marshall and southeast Madison counties.


About the Fiber Broadband Association
The Fiber Broadband Association is the largest and only trade association in the Americas dedicated to the pursuit of all fiber optic network infrastructure to the home, to the business and to everywhere. The Fiber Broadband Association helps providers make informed decisions about how, where, and why to build better broadband networks with fiber optics while counting on its members to lead the organization forward, collaborate with industry allies and propel fiber optic deployment forward. Since 2001, these companies, organizations and people have worked with our communities and consumers in mind to build a better broadband future here and around the world. Learn more at


About the All-Fiber Certification

Certified all-fiber service providers are network operator members of the Fiber Broadband Association with confirmed 90% or higher fiber networks, and an exhibited high-level commitment to fiber deployment. With this certification, qualifying providers will be able to show their communities and customers that they are deploying fiber to deliver the best Internet and digital services.