Founded in 1951, Farmers Telephone Cooperative, Inc. is a local, multifaceted telecommunications company headquartered in Kingstree, S.C. Serving more than 60,000 customers within a coverage area of 3,000 square miles, FTC provides cutting-edge technology to businesses and residents of Clarendon, lower Florence, Lee, Sumter and Williamsburg counties.
A veteran of the telephone industry, FTC has evolved into a state-of-the-art organization, offering phone, digital TV, Internet, security and wireless. Customers can choose from a wide array of products and services at any of the company's eight full-service business offices.
Two affiliate corporations fall under FTC's umbrella; namely, FTC Communications, Inc. (with two divisions, Farmers Long Distance and FTC Wireless), and FTC Diversified Services (DSI), Inc. Their services, capabilities and products are explained in detail on other pages of this site.