Smart Rural Community
GTel has joined the network of providers committed to building a brighter future for small-town America through broadband.
What is a Smart Rural Community?
Smart Rural Community is a network made up of a group of rural broadband providers who meet robust broadband standards and who are committed to driving growth and creating opportunities for their communities.
GTel is now a Smart Rural Community Gig-Certified Provider! In order to be certified as a Gig-Certified provider, GTel has installed fiber optic infrastructure capable of delivering Gigabit speeds. GTel is proud to be able to bring our local communities into the future with high speed data services as a Smart Rural Community provider.
What makes a Smart Rural Community?
Smart Rural Communities start with collaboration between rural broadband providers and forward-thinking community members. The program is a conduit for amplifying the message of the power of broadband to keep small-town America connected.
The Smart Rural Community network is made up of a group of carefully vetted, rural broadband providers who are committed to driving growth and creating opportunities for their communities. We are proud to be certified as a Smart Rural Community provider to help advance our communities!
What Does Living in a Smart Rural Community Mean?
Being a Smart Rural Community promotes rural broadband networks and broadband-enabled applications that rural communities can leverage to foster innovative economic development, education, health care and other vital services.
Smart Rural Community providers like GTel enable fast, reliable and sustainable connectivity needed to thrive in an online world, especially as the demand for distance learning, telemedicine and remote work grows. And for those who live in these communities, it means equal opportunity for education, resources, entrepreneurship and more.