Fiber broadband upgrades continuing northeast of Ekalaka
April 7, 2023
The Mid-Rivers Communications Board of Trustees recently approved two Fiber to the Premises (FTTP) rural broadband projects for 2023 construction.
Grass Range Rural will be 250 miles of construction to about 240 unserved locations, completing the fiber upgrades to the remainder of the Grass Range exchange (locations in the original 428 telephone prefix area).
Ekalaka Northeast Rural will continue fiber upgrades in the Ekalaka (775 prefix) exchange to about 220 additional unserved locations with 306 miles of construction. Ekalaka is a large, remote exchange area that will take multiple years...