Category: Blog

Rural Students Need Sustainable Broadband Access to Complete Schoolwork

As the school year gets up and running, students across the U.S. are getting back into the swing of doing one of their least favorite things: homework. With the ever-growing amount of technology and resources being infused into classrooms around the country, teachers are able to enhance their students’ educational experiences. Nearly 70% of teachers… Read More »

What can sustainable broadband do for banks in rural communities?

Even as the world is reaching new heights of interconnectivity, there is still the issue of the more than 24 million Americans who lack access to a sustainable broadband network, according to the Pew Research Center. Today, 31% of Americans who live in rural communities do not have broadband access, compared to just 4% of… Read More »

Fast and Steady Wins the Race

We all know the story of the tortoise and the hare and its implied wisdom.  But when it comes to your business internet, the adage needs tweaking to reflect the truth. In reality, fast and steady wins in the end. The speed and reliability of internet service can make or break a business, and it’s… Read More »

How Broadband Can Change the Agriculture Industry

Broadband internet access is more crucial than ever for businesses and consumers. With faster internet, a booming economy follows, yet there is still a gap in broadband access between rural and metro communities. According to the FCC, in 2016, 24 million Americans lacked broadband internet speeds. Furthermore, 29% of U.S. farms had no access to… Read More »

Cloudy with a Chance of Outages: How to Disaster-Proof your Business

According to the National Weather Service, we’re heading into tornado season, as April, May, and June are the most active months for twisters across the United States. Is it a coincidence that flash flooding is most likely to occur during these months as well? Though total destruction as a result of a tornado or flood… Read More »