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The technology solutions we research and create keep rural America connected while fulfilling the unique business and consumer needs of our members' communities.
  • Member Impact
    HomeWorks Tri County Electric Cooperative serves 26,000 rural homes and businesses in 16, mid-Michigan counties. In 2017, the co-op's board approved an ambitious fiber-to-the-home project intended to benefit all of its members. This is their broadband journey. ...
  • Member Impact
    Kaplan Telephone in Louisiana heard over and over from their wireless customers – it’s all about 4G. But, the cost to upgrade their towers and other infrastructure was prohibitive. So, they reached out to NRTC and its Telispire subsidiary. Telispire provides access to trusted nationwide...
  • Member Impact
    That’s the tagline of Prairie Grove Telephone Company in Arkansas. But, it could also be used to describe NRTC’s managed network services, which are powered by its subsidiary NeoNova. Our job is to help members run their broadband operations more efficiently and on a more cost effective...
  • Member Impact
    Members are looking at renewable energy as a way to balance their portfolio and meet member needs. And, there are a lot of solar providers out there.  NRTC’s solar offering helps members stay modern in their approach and offers flexibility in implementation. ...

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Rural Connect

Rural Associations Propose 5G Fund Pre-Auction Payments for Legacy Carriers
NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association, in comments to the FCC last week, proposed a plan to allow certain rural mobile phone providers to draw funding from the new $9 billion 5G Fund without having to participate in a reverse auction. These “legacy” providers, who in the past built 3G and 4G se...

Events

Batteries: The Future Implications of Energy Storage
Battery energy storage systems (BESS) have significant implications for electric co-ops and their consumer-members. Both lithium-ion and flow battery technologies are projected to see significant cost declines in coming years. In this session, you'll discover the latest trends in battery energy stor...

News

NRTC Strengthens Solutions for Current, New Broadband Providers with CrowdFiber Acquisition
NRTC continually looks to strengthen the technology solutions we offer to better meet the evolving needs of the members we serve. It’s core to our Member driven. Technology focused. mission. In that spirit, we are pleased to announce the acquisition of CrowdFiber, the software leader in...
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