AcenTek COVID-19 response: free broadband and WiFi to new customers

La Crosse Tribune reports…

AcenTek has announced it will offer free broadband and WiFi internet access through June 1 to homebound students and teachers in southeast Minnesota who do not have internet service with the company.

Installation fees will also be waived for the new customers living within its service area. According to the company, students, both K-12 and college, and teachers facing the effects of the shutdown, will now have access to free internet to learn, work and communicate remotely.

The company serves 22 communities in southeast Minnesota and northeast Iowa.

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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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