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Internet service announces expansion to Bassett area

Staff Report

Rise Broadband, a fixed wireless internet and phone provider, recently announced expansion of its high-speed communications network to the Bassett area. In doing so, Rise provides internet access with speeds up to 50 megabits per second, often found only in urban areas, according to a company news release.

“We are proud to provide more Bassett-area residents with the enhanced high-speed internet coverage, quality and dependability they have long desired,” said Jack Koo, Rise Broadband’s president and chief executive officer. “By delivering access to areas often under-served by wireline carriers, we connect communities with the information, education and entertainment they value most while bolstering the area’s economy.”

Rise service includes 911 capabilities as well as Lifeline, a government assistance program providing monthly discounts for eligible consumers.

The company also offers DISH and Direct TV service as well as PC Care; a one-stop resource for residential tech assistance, tune-ups and maintenance for PCs/Macs, mobile device configuration, streaming support and equipment troubleshooting.

More information is available at 844-411-7473 (toll-free) or


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