• BrightRidge reports 29th clean independent audit as utility inaugurated broadband service

    JOHNSON CITY – BrightRidge continued a nearly three-decade record of strong financial control as independent auditors issued a clean audit this week with no findings or deficiencies in financial record keeping in Fiscal Year 2019 even as BrightRidge launched a new Broadband Division. “Consistent, transparent financial…

  • Traffic stoppages scheduled Thursday night & Friday morning for State of Franklin Road

    JOHNSON CITY – BrightRidge will be pulling new conductor wire across State of Franklin Road near the intersection with Med Tech Parkway requiring intermittent traffic stoppages from 8 p.m. Thursday, December 19 continuing through 6 a.m. Friday, December 20. Johnson City Police Officers will control the State of Franklin Road…

  • BrightRidge Broadband honored with Calix Innovation Award at national conference

    SAN JOSE, Calif – When BrightRidge Broadband set about building a nation-leading 10Gb fiber optic network, it began with a few simple mandates. The system must be redundant with multiple linkages to the internet backbone, robust and flexible. Those principles have now been recognized by Calix Inc. which honored BrightRidge last week…

  • State of Franklin Road rolling roadblock planned for Sunday

    JOHNSON CITY – As part of ongoing system improvements, BrightRidge will implement a rolling roadblock on Sunday, October 20, 2019 along State of Franklin Road (Tennessee Highway 381) at the Browns Mill Road intersection. Rolling roadblocks are scheduled between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. as new conductor wire is hung.

  • Jonesborough, Washington County & BrightRidge partner on downtown WiFi

    JONESBOROUGH – Tennessee’s Oldest Town has added two new amenities just in time for the National Storytelling Festival, partnering with BrightRidge & Washington County to offer free downtown WiFi along Main Street and the Courthouse Square while the town’s first electric vehicle charging station is also now online this week.

  • Hands On! Discovery Center, ETSU Gray Fossil Site & BrightRidge cut ribbon on new electric vehicle charging network

    GRAY – Hands On! Discovery Center, East Tennessee State University’s Gray Fossil Site, & BrightRidge inaugurated BrightRidge’s new electric vehicle charging network on Tuesday, cutting the ribbon on the first station at the Hands On/Gray Fossil site location in Gray There will be no charge for users at Hands On at start-up. Similarly, BrightRidge will…

  • 2019 Calendar Contest Winners

    Johnson City – BrightRidge has concluded its 2019-2020 Calendar Contest and is proud to announce the following winners: Katelyn Hobbs, Joseph Cornell, Allison Orren, Connor Bennett, Sarah Hilton, Vanessa Espinoza, Arkylelah Williams, Natalie Kevern, Mahri Layne, Radiance Owens, Grace Argueta, and Amelia Davis.

  • BrightRidge, TVA and Silicon Ranch Flip the Switch on Tri-Cities’ first solar farm

    JOHNSON CITY – BrightRidge, the Tennessee Valley Authority and Silicon Ranch “Flipped the Switch” on the Tri-Cities’ first solar farm on Tuesday, formally inaugurating production from a 5-megawatt solar farm near Telford. BrightRidge officials also announced that 87 percent of its community solar production has already been allocated to subscribing…

  • BrightRidge Calendar Contest

    JOHNSON CITY – BrightRidge is hosting a calendar contest for all 4th graders currently enrolled in public schools, private schools, and homeschool programs in the BrightRidge service territory. All artwork submissions received by May 13th, 2019 will be judged, and the top 12 pictures selected will be featured in a calendar to be printed…

  • WiFi to Downtown Johnson City

    JOHNSON CITY – The Appalachian Regional Commission announced today approval of a grant in the amount of $27,500 to the Johnson City Development Authority (JCDA) for the Downtown Johnson City Free WiFi Program.  Additional funds for the two-year project are provided from the JCDA with in-kind support from BrightRidge Broadband.