Rise Broadband extends fixed-wireless LTE network to 20 new markets

13 May 2016

Colorado-based Rise Broadband has announced that it has extended its 50Mbps fixed-wireless LTE network to 20 new small-to-mid-sized markets in Texas, Illinois, Nebraska, Iowa, Idaho and Oklahoma. Jack Koo, Rise Broadband’s president and CEO, commented: ‘With our customers’ internet usage growing 40% a year, these LTE upgrades help them remain ahead of their constantly increasing needs’.

Rise Broadband, which claims to be ‘the nation’s largest fixed-wireless ISP’, currently offers LTE connectivity services in 16 states, namely: Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

Parent company JAB Broadband was incorporated in 2005 and previously operated as Skybeam, Digis, T6, Prairie iNet and Communications. All names were re-branded under the Rise name in 2015. Rise claims to serve nearly 200,000 residential and commercial accounts in rural and suburban areas throughout the Midwest, Rocky Mountain and Southwest regions.

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