The Fiber Broadband Association Recognizes More All Fiber Networks Across North America

Increase in All Fiber Certifications underscore industry’s commitment to fiber-based broadband

The Fiber Broadband Association today announced that seven of its members have recently received All Fiber Certification. The accreditation is given to Fiber Broadband Association members who demonstrate a high-level of strategic commitment to all fiber deployment by ensuring 90% or more of their networks rely on fiber optic infrastructure.

With these seven new certifications, there are now 22 Fiber Broadband Association member network providers that are certified as All Fiber in North America. The growing list demonstrates an increased commitment from the broadband industry to leverage fiber as the best way to future proof connectivity and digital equity across North America.

The most recent All Fiber Certification recipients include:

  • Centranet (Stillwater, Okla.)
  • empower, Delivered by Craighead Electric (Jonesboro, Ark.)
  • Holland Board of Public Works (Holland, Mich.)
  • MAW Communications Inc. (Reading, Pa.)
  • South Hadley Electric Light Department (South Hadley, Mass.)
  • Velocity.Net Communications (Erie, Pa.)
  • West Wisconsin Telcom Cooperative (Downsville, Wis.)

“Congratulations to all of the network providers that have received their All Fiber Certification. This is a critical accomplishment as we look to accelerate fiber deployments across North America and close the digital equity gap once and for all,” said Gary Bolton, President and CEO at the Fiber Broadband Association. “The All Fiber network operators we announced today is still just the beginning—we know many additional members are working diligently to advance their own fiber deployments. While we are eager to award them with the All Fiber Certification, it is more noteworthy to know they are connecting their communities to the high-performance broadband and limitless opportunities that only fiber can deliver.”

To learn more about the Fiber Broadband Association’s All Fiber Certification and other education and certifications, please visit To review the entire list of All Fiber certified network operators, please visit

About the Fiber Broadband Association

The Fiber Broadband Association is the largest and only trade association that represents the complete fiber ecosystem of service providers, manufacturers, industry experts, and deployment specialists dedicated to the advancement of fiber broadband deployment and the pursuit of a world where communications are limitless, advancing quality of life and digital equity anywhere and everywhere. The Fiber Broadband Association helps providers, communities, and policy makers make informed decisions about how, where, and why to build better fiber broadband networks. Since 2001, these companies, organizations, and members have worked with communities and consumers in mind to build the critical infrastructure that provides the economic and societal benefits that only fiber can deliver. The Fiber Broadband Association is part of the Fibre Council Global Alliance, which is a platform of six global FTTH Councils in North America, LATAM, Europe, MEA, APAC, and South Africa. Learn more at


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