Fiber Update: June 2019

More LTE Horsepower Is ComingWe're 3.5 years into this LTE Fixed Wireless project and we've learned an amazing amount along the way. For example, did you know that a heavy cell phone user consumes just a few gigs of data per month and that we see users on our Fixed...

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Monthly Fiber Update: December 2018

It’s the end of the year and many people are taking time to slow down, visit friends and family, and celebrate the holidays. We at Rock Island wanted to send out a wish to you and yours for a safe and happy close to the year. Happy New Year and all the best in...

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Monthly Fiber Update: August 2018

Speed up your Internet connection with Rock Island's LTE Fixed Wireless service.   We're waiving our $50 activation fee for the month of August – you just pay your monthly rate plan and that's it. Take advantage of this special offer while it lasts! Seasonal rates...

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Monthly Fiber Update: December

In the Press...   Three good articles came out this week on the Rock Island movement. One of them was about the state of Net Neutrality and how a co-op is well suited to protect the rights of its Internet users. The other two were about Victoria Compton’s (of the...

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Monthly Fiber Update: November

How Are We Doing? Well, we think pretty good. Just about three years ago the fiber movement of today came into existence. Since then, we have been transitioning people off slow and unreliable DSL – and onto our blazing-fast fiber or LTE Fixed Wireless services. If you...

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Monthly Fiber Update: April

CenturyLink is at the Root   Tracking and reporting on the state of the Century Link submarine fiber cable this year has brought us back to our roots. In fact, the current iteration of Rock Island has its genesis with the Century Link fiber break of 2013. Most...

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Monthly Fiber Update: March

Lopez Island LTE Complete   Not too long ago, we drove our trucks onto Lopez soil with the intent of making it safer for locals and visitors, and to bring much-needed Internet services to islanders, including businesses in the village. Believe it or not, for...

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Monthly Fiber Update: February

Houston, we have a problem…   We’ve had a tidal wave of calls recently from people looking to get off CenturyLink Internet and phone service. If you haven’t been tracking the news lately, there has been discussion about the condition of the CenturyLink’s fiber...

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Monthly Fiber Update: January

Our Group Fiber Projects The Rock Island team is actively working on over 200 fiber construction projects at this very moment. We are also in discussions with over 1,000 additional homes and businesses throughout the county to get fiber optic broadband. If you want...

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Monthly Fiber Update: July

Hello Summer! It’s July already and time for another Monthly Fiber Update! This email series will help answer some of the most common questions we receive about our fiber initiative. We’ll continue to send out information every month to keep you up to date on our...

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