I want to share with you today a great article that really describes WHY we do what we do everyday at Mid-Rivers, why we are building broadband in our rural communities as fast as we can, and why this month we will also be awarding $35,000 in grants to our rural communities. The Digital Spring: …Read more Saving Rural America
Mid-Rivers' revolutionary Wide Open Internet service was recently featured in the national industry publication Telecompetitor. That level of exposure always comes with a certain amount of skepticism from the outside world, where corporate for-profit Internet Service Providers are public enemy #1 and there are those who believe the Internet is - or should be -…Read more Fairness, Customer Experience, & Rural Broadband
Paying for what your household or business uses is not a new concept in the utility world. We personally have four different electric meters running between our home place and three stock tanks. When the stock tanks are being used during the summer months, we pay more for the electricity. When they are turned off…Read more Wide Open Internet
As our access to the world has expanded, our individual views on what we all think we need have grown in proportion. I didn't know I needed a SmartWatch until I saw them online, or a zero-turn mower until I watched a YouTube video about how completely awesome they are for mowing big yards. I could…Read more A Little Perspective
Internet service has become so central to people's lives and businesses that yesterday when CenturyLink had a fiber cut (which took them 24 hours to repair), we heard that a few businesses in the area with CenturyLink service had to close their doors and send employees home. Mid-Rivers has had our share of fiber cuts…Read more Internet Troubles?