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CDE Lightband to Increase Customer Internet Speeds March 1st

Clarksville Department of Electricity - CDE - CDE LightbandClarksville, TN –  CDE Lightband, the municipal power and broadband  provider in the city of Clarksville, announced today the release of new, faster Internet speeds for all of their existing customers. 

The speeds will increase almost all of the customer speeds for both residential and commercial use by five times the speed they have today.

Internet Speeds for CDE Lightband Customer to increase in March.
Internet Speeds for CDE Lightband Customer to increase in March.

“The changes come as part of a year-long plan to utilize the fiber fast network to its full potential and to provide cutting edge service to our customers,” stated Brian Taylor, CDE Lightband General Manager. 

“We are excited that we consistently rank in the top 20 of Internet service providers in the nation by Netflix and we want to see that continue and improve,” continued Mr. Taylor.

Customers of CDE Lightband will see the following changes happen with their services on March 1st.  

As the speeds are changed the pricing for their current services will remain the same or as in the case of Gigabit customers, they will see a decrease in their monthly fee.

50 Mbps 250 Mbps $44.95
100 Mbps 500 Mbps $69.95
200 Mbps 1 Gigabit (100 Mbps) $89.95


The new speeds will be incorporated into all of the services and packages that CDE Lightband offers to new customers as well.

About CDE Lightband

CDE Lightband Customer ServiceCDE Lightband is a municipally-owned public power and broadband service provider serving 67,000 electric and 19,000 broadband customers with the city limits of Clarksville, TN.

CDE Lightband provides reliable utilities delivered at the speed of light. Our service area, consisting of 100 square miles within the municipal boundaries, includes 892 miles of power lines and 960 miles of fiber optic cable.

Our world-class Fiber Optic Network keeps electric costs low and allows us to deliver exceptional products and constant innovation. The network provides savings of over $1 million annually in operating costs and provides over $5 million annually in income for electrical grid improvements that result in half as many large scale power outages compared to peer cities.

Additionally, access to our network increases home values by 3% or an average of over $5,000, according to the Fiber to the Home Council. Based in large part on access to the superior digital products provided by CDE Lightband, Clarksville has been designated a first 50 “Next Century City.”

CDE Lightband offers Electricity, Internet, Digital TV and Telephone services with blazing fast speed and superior performance … with the additional convenience of 24/7 local support and bundling all your utilities into a single bill.

Our staff includes 200 full-time employees, a management team with over 100 years of combined industry expertise and governance provided by a board of five local business leaders.

For more information, visit their website at www.cdelightband.com


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