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Jul 16, 2024

RURALBAND Testimonial: Service reliability featuring Shakia Pollard

RURALBAND continues to enhance the quality of life in the diverse communities it serves through its broadband internet service. Members like Shakia Pollard, have the following to say about how the service impacts their everyday lives:

RURALBAND Testimonial: Service reliability featuring Shakia Pollard

Jun 13, 2024

RURALBAND Helps Local Business Serve Up Superb Service

One of RURALBAND’s newest members serves up some of the most delicious meals in PGEC’s territory. Co-owner of the Homeville-based ‘Grab & Growl Grill’ establishment, Joseph Dalton, says that having RURALBAND has improved their business operations and increased their customer satisfaction.

RURALBAND Helps Local Business Serve Up Superb Service

Jun 2, 2024

Sussex County Residents: RURALBAND is in your area

RURALBAND crews have completed the distribution construction in Sussex County and members are encouraged to complete an application to start their installation process. This includes: Tyus Road, Anderson Road, Bethel Church Road, Courthouse Road, Sussex Drive, Optimist Road, Princeton Road. Comans Well road, Pine Tree Road, Stokes Road, and Gilliam Road.

Sussex County Residents: RURALBAND is in your area

May 14, 2024

Stay Connected: Pairing Wi-Fi extenders to your router

As a broadband solutions provider, RURALBAND desires to offer members with the best customer experience possible. Each month, we will provide members with resources, tips, and tools on how to troubleshoot some of the top issues you may experience with your wi-fi enabled devices in this “Stay Connected” feature. Check out this month’s latest tip below.

Stay Connected: Pairing Wi-Fi extenders to your router

Apr 19, 2024

Local members encourage residents to make take the leap into RURALBAND connectivity

With nearly 3,000 internet service providers across the country, it’s sometimes difficult to choose which provider will best meet your connectivity needs. What separates RURALBAND fiber optic service from other internet service providers? According to Mary P. Gromovsky of Prince George, beyond the great service, it’s excellent customer service and support.

Local members encourage residents to make take the leap into RURALBAND connectivity

Mar 19, 2024

Celebrating agricultural partnerships: Monahan Farms

Broadband connectivity in agriculture has revolutionized the way farmers work and manage their farm operations. Wi-Fi enabled devices can be used to monitor crops, livestock, and pest infestations to maximize yields and reduce expenses. RURALBAND is proud to serve all members and offers connectivity solutions to improve their quality of life and business operations.

Celebrating agricultural partnerships: Monahan Farms

Feb 14, 2024

RURALBAND makes movie night with loved ones better

Imagine sitting in your living room, popcorn in hand, streaming your favorite movie with your family and in the middle of the best part, it starts buffering. Anyone who has ever had this experience, knows that your internet service can make the difference between a great family movie night and a disaster. With RURALBAND, members say that streaming movies with loved ones is one of the many benefits of the high-speed fiber-optic service.

RURALBAND makes movie night with loved ones better

Jan 22, 2024

Affordable Connectivity Program funding set to wind down

In 2021, Congress established the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and appropriated $14.2 billion for the program. Without additional funding from Congress, the allotted money for the program is projected to run out in April 2024 (this date is an estimate and may change). As a result, the FCC has begun taking steps to wind down the Affordable Connectivity Program.

Affordable Connectivity Program funding set to wind down

Dec 7, 2023

RURALBAND gives members peace of mind

What do RURALBAND Fiber Internet and home security have in common? According to Wakefield resident Gloria Holloman, a peace of mind.
Since receiving RURALBAND’s fiber optic internet service, Holloman says that she feels safer knowing that she can monitor her home’s security remotely. “My camera and security system give me a peace of mind in knowing when someone is in my yard or approaches my door.”

RURALBAND gives members peace of mind

Nov 20, 2023

RURALBAND offering applicants $75 credit on first month’s bill for limited time

For the first time ever, residents who complete an application for RURALBAND in a zone where the service is currently available will receive a $75 credit on their first month’s internet bill. The offer is valid for any residents of the open zone areas who complete the application by Jan. 31, 2024.

RURALBAND offering applicants $75 credit on first month’s bill for limited time

Nov 15, 2023

RURALBAND saved our jobs

When asked what her experience with RURALBAND has been, Agusta Miskimon, spouse of member Arthur Miskimon, had a response that we don’t hear too often: “RURALBAND saved our lives and our jobs.”

RURALBAND saved our jobs

Nov 1, 2023

Nearly 6,000 residents can take advantage of RURALBAND Fiber Internet

Prince George Electric Cooperative’s wholly owned fiber subsidiary, RURALBAND, urges members to confirm if they are one of the 6,000 residents that haven’t taken advantage of its high-speed internet service.

Nearly 6,000 residents can take advantage of RURALBAND Fiber Internet

Oct 12, 2023

RURALBAND Fiber Internet and Van Cleef Auto Parts partnership upholds commitment to service excellence

Since 2017, members have been enjoying high-speed internet service thanks to Prince George Electric Cooperative’s wholly owned fiber subsidiary. Branded as RURALBAND, the cooperative’s broadband initiative offers a variety of high-speed internet options to best serve the needs and budgets of residents. Its guiding mission is to “provide a reliable and best in class fiber internet option for its members to improve the overall quality of life for its members”. One of those members serving as a testament to RURALBAND’s service is Van Cleef Auto Parts in Waverly.

RURALBAND Fiber Internet and Van Cleef Auto Parts partnership upholds commitment to service excellence

Sep 29, 2023

RURALBAND opens two new zones in Sussex County

Approximately 300 residents have the opportunity to receive RURALBAND service in Sussex County. The new zones opening will be in the Homeville and Littleton areas that encompass the Route 35 corridor from Courthouse Road to the Southampton County line.

RURALBAND opens two new zones in Sussex County

Sep 27, 2023

RURALBAND helps further educational opportunities for local educator

When Prince George Electric Cooperative’s wholly owned fiber subsidiary, RURALBAND, embarked on a mission to build a fiberoptic network across its electric distribution system in 2017, it did so with members like Monica Gilchrist in mind.

RURALBAND helps further educational opportunities for local educator
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