NU-Telecom purchases RRCNet – the high school run network

The New Ulm Jounral reports…

NU-Telecom and Red Rock Central Schools announce that NU-Telecom has purchased RRCNet and will assume operations Feb. 1, 2018.

I wrote about Red Rock a few years ago (2011)…

The high school maintains local Internet access with servers at the high school, wireless access points on grain elevators and silos and students to provide tech support. The provide service to 500 businesses and homes in the area.

Here are the details of the recent purchase…

“NU-Telecom is excited to be part of Lamberton and the surrounding communities, and intends to make investments to upgrade equipment and services to continue meeting customer needs,” said President and CEO Bill Otis. “The company is looking forward to partnering with Red Rock Central Schools in its work-based learning program and developing students’ interest in technology.”

Superintendent Bruce Olson agreed.

“The school district is excited to continue to offer this work experience for our students with this new beginning. Many area computer and network technicians began their careers as Red Rock Central students working with the RRCNet’s work-based learning program.”

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About Ann Treacy

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

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