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Timeline of BBTEL
1900 - Meade County Telephone
The Company begins as Meade County Telephone.
1950 - Change of Name
The Company offically changes its name to Brandenburg Telephone Company.
1955 - Irvington joins Brandenburg
The Irvington Telephone Company is purchased by The Brandenburg Telephone Company.
1956 - Vine Grove joins Brandenburg
The Vine Grove Telephone Company is purchased by The Brandenburg Telephone Company. The Brandenburg Telephone Company also becomes the first independant telephone company to offer direct distance dialing in Kentucky.
1980 - Going Digital
The Brandenburg Telephone Company becomes the first telephone company in Kentucky to have a completely digital system and provide 911 services to our customers.
1991 - Working Forward Together
Brandenburg Telephone Company, partnering with other independent companies in Central Kentucky forms Bluegrass Cellular.
2002 - Spreading Out
Brandenburg Telephone Company formes Brandenburg Telecom, LLC its affiliate company. Brandenburg Telecom, LLC builds its infrastructure from the ground up in areas currently served by other telephone companies to offer a choice to consumers. Brandenburg Telecom, LLC is serving customers in parts of Elizabethtown, Clarkson, Sonora, Upton and Muldraugh. Brandenburg expands its service offering to include broadband Internet and digital television.
2015 - Speeds For The Future
Brandenburg Telephone Company and Brandenburg Telecom, LLC begins implementation of BBTELConnect, a Fiber to the Home connection. BBTELConnect is 100% fiber optic cable and allows Brandenburg customers to offer more reliable service with broadband speeds up to 1 Gigabit. Replacing copper telephone cables to fiber optic cables will ensure everyones telecommunications needs are met well into the future.