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

I have a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science. I have been interested or involved in providing access to information through the Internet since 1994, when I worked for Minnesota’s first Internet service provider. I am pleased to be a part of the Blandin on Broadband Team. I also work with MN Coalition on Government Information, Minnesota Rural Partners, and the American Society for Information Science and Technology.

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