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Summer is arriving in the Valley, and with the changing season come changes in our deployment of fiber to you. We know our customers are eager to be connected to our Ultra-Fast Internet (http://..

Our crews are happy to see the sun again after the seemingly endless amount of rainfall we’ve received lately. While the rain has impaired our ability to pick up the construction pace on our..

09-May-2018

BARC’s service area in the Shenandoah Valley is one of the most beautiful pastoral regions in the Commonwealth. But like most rural areas without reliable broadband service, we see challenge..

Your customer experience is our Number 1 focus. Because we value your time, your trust, and your business, BARC Connects (http://www.barcconnects.net) will always be transparent about scheduled i..

Construction continues on our broadband project and new customers continue to spring up along our fiber network around Rockbridge County. While many of you are aware of the high-speed internet pac..

Monday, April 16, 2018 For Immediate Release For further information, contact: Tish Blackwell 800-846-2272 tblackwell@barcelectric.com Representatives of..

There’s a lot of excitement here at BARC Connects (http://www.barcconnects.net/) as we begin activating customers with high-speed internet. As we work to narrow the “digital divide,&rd..

Dear BARC Connects Subscribers: As you start to venture outside after a seemingly endless winter, you will notice an increased presence of fiber crews springing into action. As we continue to..

As Amy Rees Anderson said in a November 2012 Forbes Magazine article, “If I could teach only one value to live by, it would be this: Success will come and go, but integrity is forever. Integ..

BARC Electric Cooperative Delivers a World-Class Broadband Experience with Calix Mesh-Enhanced Carrier Class Wi-Fi and Calix Cloud Connecting 13,000 members across five Virginia counties..

Dear BARC Connects Subscribers: Spring is upon us, and high-speed Internet is starting to bloom in the county. This month we have connected our first BARC Connects customers!!! As crews..

Happy New Year BARC Connects subscribers! Fiber construction and in-home installs are really going to start ramping up now that we are through the holidays. Construction is nearly complete on..

As you may have heard, the FCC is currently working to undo “Net neutrality.” In fact, the vote to repeal Net neutrality is scheduled for December 14. We want to take a moment to expl..

It has now been about a month since fiber construction commenced, and we thought this was a good time to provide our subscribers with an update on how things are progressing. Our contract cr..

19-Oct-2017

From the beginning, we designed BARC Connects to be a different kind of Internet service provider. First off, our sole focus is on providing a superior customer experience. Nothing will ever be mo..

With construction on our fiber project starting next week, this is a quick reminder that free service drops are still available to customers in the eligible phase 1 area. The free service drop pr..

25-Sep-2017

Soft Launch on RANA We have achieved another milestone in our efforts to bring world-class Internet to your doorstep. Starting this week, BARC Connects is officially in “beta mode&rdqu..

BARC is now underway on a major project to provide high-speed Internet, TV, and telephone service to all its members. We often discuss what we are doing, but rarely answer why we are doing it. He..

Dear BARC Connects subscribers: By far the most frequent question we get these days is "when am I getting fiber?" Everyone is very eager to get fiber-to-the-home, and we are equally as e..

We have great news for BARC Connects' subscribers! Because so many people are choosing to bundle their Internet with phone and/or cable TV service, we are now able to increase the bundle discount..

Below are three of the most common questions we have received so far. We will continue to update this post with additional questions as they come in, so please check back for updates. ..

Our fiber-to-the-home pre-sale has officially begun! We offer two convenient ways to sign up for service before construction begins. For those who wish to self-serve online, head to our Custo..

We have big news. The moment we have all been waiting for is finally upon us…the BARC Connects fiber-to-the-home pre-sale will officially begin on Monday, July 10! Yes, that is right. Start..