Project UNITE Connecting Middle Tennessee | United Communications

We are proud to announce a new partnership with Duck River Electric to speed broadband deployment to their underserved areas.

This collaborative effort is part of Project UNITE’s mission to deliver high-speed internet throughout the Middle Tennessee region and close the digital divide for communities that lack adequate internet.





Working Together To Build A More Connected Middle TN

Project UNITE, an initiative of United Communications, was created with the goal of providing high-speed internet—fiber or wireless—to every under-connected home or business in Middle Tennessee. With the support of Middle Tennessee Electric and through strategic partnerships with local communities and business and government leaders, Project UNITE will bring Middle Tennessee residents and businesses the internet connectivity they need and deserve.

This is the right thing to do for Middle Tennessee and Project UNITE is here to make it happen.

Project UNITE’s Focus:

–  CONNECT unserved communities with fast, reliable internet.

–  PARTNER with local stakeholders and seek supporting grants for strategic expansion.

–  SERVE our customers with friendly, responsive service.



We are very honored to be recognized as one of the industry’s leading companies for our work in rural communities with Project UNITE.


Project UNITE And United’s Expansion In Middle Tennessee – View The StoryMap

Click on Image for StoryMap Presentation



Every Tennessean Needs a Strong, Reliable Internet Connection—Now, More Than Ever

COVID-19 has changed the way we work, attend class, and see our doctors. It’s touched every resident’s life in some way, and we can’t afford to leave anyone behind.


Be a Part of Project UNITE

Whether you are a community member in need of reliable internet access, or you’re a local official or community member looking to spearhead meaningful change in your community, you can be a part of Project UNITE.

For Residents in Under-connected communities

Project UNITE works to provide the under-connected population of Middle Tennessee with internet access. This typically includes rural areas that larger ISPs overlook due to the lack of profitability. If you are a resident or business owner in need of reliable internet access, Project UNITE is here for you; click below to provide your contact info.


For Local Officials & Community Members

Project UNITE is focused on unifying influential members of the community to drive meaningful change. When we work together, we can provide residents and businesses with the access they deserve, while also stimulating the local economy. If you’re looking to help activate change within your community, click below to provide your contact info.

Town Hall

Building Equality Through Connectivity

“Wonderful company, great customer service. We have been on a hot spot for years. It’s so good to see a local, small company trying to better the lives of rural America in regards to staying connected in the fast-paced world we are in. We run 3 businesses from home and United has been a game changer in every aspect of our lives.” – Logan

Project UNITE Blogs

PRESS RELEASE: Duck River Electric Joins Project UNITE Initiative to Speed Broadband Deployment to Its Underserved Members

Companies collaborating to expand broadband access to underserved areas across Middle Tennessee.

BLOG: Why Local Internet Service Providers Serve You Better

Here’s a few reasons to choose your local provider.

BLOG: Charles Hatcher & Hatcher Family Dairy

There are multiple facets to our business that Project UNITE has impacted.

PRESS RELEASE: United Builds Fiber Broadband For Unserved Eagleville Residents and Businesses

United targeted $7 Million in Grants to deliver fiber to unserved Middle Tennesseans.

BLOG: Project UNITE Spotlight – Erik Rivas

Erik Rivas, Customer Support Supervisor, had been living without access to high-speed internet.

BLOG: Telehealth in Under-connected Areas

Telehealth numbers rose by 154%.

BLOG: Project UNITE Spotlight – Crystal Ivey

Internet is so much more than entertainment.

BLOG: The Issue with the Internet

It’s just harder to bring service to the most rural areas.

BLOG: Connecting Rural America to High-speed Internet

Distance learning, remote work and virtual health visits increase the need.

BLOG: Rural Unemployment – Internet is Vital

Modern-day life requires internet access.

BLOG: What Makes Fiber Internet the Best Choice

Fiber offers the fastest and most reliable connection.

BLOG: Internet Access To Facilitate Learning

Millions of students have found distance learning necessary amid the pandemic.

BLOG: How Fiber Impacts A Family

Connectivity is crucial for necessities such as telemedicine, remote work, and distance learning.

BLOG: Rural Unemployment – Internet Is Vital

United shares insight into the need for internet connectivity in rural areas to relieve unemployment challenges and improve opportunities.

BLOG: Connecting Rural America to High-speed Internet

United works to address the disparity between rural and urban areas when it comes to internet connectivity.