The benefits of fiber to the home are advantageous to our community today, and for generations to come.
Here are ten reasons why RS Fiber is the best choice:
- Local Ownership – The RS Fiber network will be community –owned. The model is nearly identical to a cooperative. Support will be local.
- Economic Development – The RS Fiber network will spur economic and agricultural businesses and ag producers in Renville and Sibley counties.
- Education - The RS Fiber project will put rural students on equal technological footing with students who live in town.
- Telemedicine – The fiber network will offer new opportunities such as telemedicine, which will improve the delivery of healthcare to everyone in the area.
- Telecommuting – Faster and more reliable internet will make it easier for people in the project area to run businesses or work remotely from their homes.
- Local Programming – The community will benefit from cable service that includes local programming like live high school events, church services and government meetings.
- Equal Access Worldwide – The fiber network will keep the project area competitive with the best internet speeds in the world, today and in the future.
- Crystal Clear Cable – Cable service on a fiber network provides a crystal clear picture. Programs won’t fade or get lost due to inclement weather.
- Lower Prices – Prices for cable, internet and phone service will be lower than the prices you pay today for comparable services.
- Investment in The Future – The RS Fiber project is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to make a permanent, lasting and positive investment in our future.