BEC wins funds in auction Posted in: Lifestyle Bandera Electric Cooperative (BEC) won $1,689,601 in the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Rural Digital Opportunity Fund Auction to deploy high-speed, fiber-optic broadband service to 534 additional meters within its service territory. BEC was one of 180 winning bidders in the auction with the 10-year support totaling $9.23 billion, covering 49 states ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!