Iowa Telecom to buy Sherburne Tele

Iowa Telecommunications Services Inc. is going to buy Big Lake-based Sherburne Tele Systems. Sherburne provides triple play services (video, voice, data to Becker, Big Lake and Zimmerman as Connection Etc and phone and broadband in Cambridge, Elk River, Mora, North Branch and Princeton as Northstar Access. They also own 33 percent of SHAL Networks, which owns and leases a 2,500-mile fiber-optic network throughout Minnesota. (Learn more)

Iowa Telecom purchased Bishop Telecom (out of Annandale) in February.

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Librarian who follows rural broadband in MN and good uses of new technology (, hosts a radio show on MN music (, supports people experiencing homelessness in Minnesota ( and helps with social justice issues through Women’s March MN.

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