Buggs Island Telephone Cooperative has partnered with Survey & Ballot Systems (SBS) to administer the approval process of the BIT Acquisition by EMPOWER Broadband, Inc. Be on the lookout for this email address -Buggs Island Telephone Cooperative Election Coordinator <noreply@directvote.net> with the subject line of VOTE...Acquisition of BIT by EMPOWER Broadband – to arrive in your inbox on or around October 7 so that you can cast your vote electronically.

Online voting began on October 7, 2019, and will end on November 13, 2019, at 11:59 PM. BIT’s board of directors and management are excited about this opportunity for you and encourage you to vote YES to this acquisition. By doing so, you are accelerating the deployment of true high-speed internet and upgraded phone services to our community.

Thank you in advance for taking the time to cast your vote to ensure you, and our entire membership, are afforded the benefits of reliable, affordable, fiber broadband services, just like our ancestors did with electricity and telephone services in the 1930s and 1950s. Be a part of paving a new path for our future members. When you receive your ballot this week, Vote YES!

Should you have questions about the acquisition or how it affects you as a member, please visit our website.

If you have any additional questions, please contact BIT (1-888-829-2844) or EMPOWER (1-833-787-2522).

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Landline Phones are important!

We at BIT thought this video was very appropriate for our business. Thank you Bay Alarm Medical for supporting the phone companies that offer landline phones! Since October is Cooperative month, we celebrate the fact that BIT was created by local citizens who needed communication tools, such as the telephone, in order to improve the quality of their lives. We thank you, and we thank our members for the support you have given the cooperative since its formation!
Happy Cooperative Month!


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