Aiken Electric Cooperative is pleased to partner with fiber optic internet service provider CarolinaConnect, a Lexington, South Carolina-based company, to deliver affordable high-speed internet across its territory. 

Established in 2016, CarolinaConnect currently provides service to more than 14,000 electric cooperative members through its affiliation with Mid-Carolina Electric Cooperative and Newberry Electric Cooperative. As a non-profit organization, CarolinaConnect’s focus is on delivering faster, more reliable, internet service at the most affordable rates possible. 

With CarolinaConnect, you’ll be able to: 

• Upload, download and transfer data at ultra fast speeds 
• Simultaneously stream music and HD video 
• Connect to various smart devices, allowing you to use your home more intelligently and efficiently 
• Access free technical support 

AEC is in the process of building infrastructure to provide internet service to our members.  It will take multiple years to complete. 
This map includes our current progress.

Click the map to enlarge the image.SC fiber map showing progress

* Please note that this schedule is not in the exact sequence in which service will be provided, and is only an estimated timeline and may change at any time due to weather, supply availability, grant requirements, etc. 

Don’t see your area on the map? Join the list at to get updates on when it will be available in your area! 

For technical questions, please call CarolinaConnect’s customer representatives at 803-785-3455. The technical support team is available 24/7.