Tag Archive: broadband

Brent Grinna EverTrue

Fiber Broadband Empowers Entrepreneur to Plant Roots in Rural Iowa

June 1, 2020

Midwest roots run deep and for a bi-coastal couple. Brent and Katie Grinna of Boston, Massachusets call McGregor, Iowa, their home away from home. Fiber-optic broadband connections deliver the quality of life they dreamed about for their young family. Brent Grinna is the founder of EverTrue, a software platform that helps colleges and universities engage alumni and raise money. Brent is a native of rural Postville, Iowa, and his parents instilled in him a strong work ethic. Ivy League Brown...

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Local Dairy Producers Smart Farm Milking Robots and Broadband

Local Dairy Producers Rely on Smart Farm Milking Robots and Broadband Service to Fulfill Family Dream

May 13, 2020

Jamie and Tony Goodrich are fulfilling their dream of raising a family on a dairy farm. Advancements in smart farm technology and reliable high-speed internet contribute to turning their vision into reality, meanwhile improving the quality of life for dairy producers. Jamie and her husband, Tony, have invested in artificial intelligence and robotics to give their operation a chance of surviving during tumultuous times. Jamie and Tony, with Jeff West, own a thriving dairy operation in rural Clayton County, Iowa....

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Brody Gavin, Technology Manager for Alpine Communications

Meet the Crew – Brody Gavin

April 23, 2020

Alpine Communications is pleased to announce the promotion of Brody Gavin to Technology Manager, overseeing the IT operations. Brody joined the team as a broadband technician in September 2019 and subsequently moved into the IT department as a data network technician.  Brody brings more than nine years of telecommunications experience from Windstream, Maquoketa Valley REC, and Marne Elk Horn Telephone.  He received his Telecommunications Engineering Technology degree from Kirkwood Community College and is currently working on his CompTIA Network +...

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Andrew Reimer Financial Advisor for New York Life

Reimer’s Technology Investments Return Big Dividends

April 22, 2020

Andrew Reimer, owner of Reimer Financial Group in Guttenberg, Iowa, has successfully helped his clients proactively prepare for the future. When it was Andrew’s time to invest in his future as part of a renovation project to his historic building in Guttenberg, he turned to Alpine Communications for help. Listen to Andrew Reimer’s story below. The Guttenberg Press interviewed Andrew and his wife, Mindy, about their response to working from home during the COVID-19 Crisis.  Mindy works as a librarian...

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Distance Learning

Helping Families in Northeast Iowa Connect to Broadband for Distance Learning

April 20, 2020

At this challenging time, we are already seeing the qualities that make living in Northeast Iowa special. People are stepping up to support each other and looking beyond themselves as they serve others. As you know, this outbreak is impacting learners and educators in real ways. We believe reliable broadband internet connections are vital for schools to try out distance learning tools and for students working in digital classrooms. To make sure that educators and learners have access to the...

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Make the Most of Your Work-From-Home Experience

April 10, 2020

Working from home presents many challenges, especially during a pandemic. You may be largely confined to home, surrounded by family and pets we adore, but who can also be distracting while we try to work. The entire household is trying to access the internet at the same time and cybercriminals are trying to take advantage of the current situation. We want to be healthy but being stuck at home makes that difficult, especially when the gym is closed and snacks...

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COVID-19 Remote Work Tips

March 18, 2020

As we try to curb the spread of COVID-19, many employers are giving people the opportunity to work from home. Here are some tips to stay focused and productive: Set up a workspace. It can be a folding table and chair, but try to make sure it is away from any family members who might also be at home. For more information about setting up a home workspace, visit https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/207306. Stick to your routine. If you have a routine before...

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We Believe Communities Thrive When They Are Connected 

December 11, 2019

I am sure many of you have seen our statement regarding Alpine Communications’ commitment to the communities we serve: “We believe connected communities become thriving communities,” but are curious about what that looks like each and every day. This statement can be best exemplified by comments and stories shared by your favorite Alpine Communications’ staff member. Each week Alpine employees share their most notable success story of the week. I’m confident it will come as no surprise to you that our employees take great pride in being able to assist you in connecting with...

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Connected Communities Summit Focuses on Broadband for the Future

November 18, 2019

Alpine Communications recently hosted the area’s first Connected Communities Summit. We are excited to share the recordings of each session from the Summit. If you or someone you know was unable to attend the Connected Communities Summit, please share the videos with members of your business, organization, or community. Get the story from the Guttenberg Press here: http://guttenbergpress.com/articles/2019/10/16/connected-communities-need-broadband-future-growth Here’s what Connected Communities Summit attendees said: “I enjoyed listening to personal stories and how communities are thriving in today’s world.” “Great...

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Alpine Communications Smart Rural Community

NTCA Welcomes Alpine Communications to National Network of Smart Rural Community Providers

October 1, 2019

Across the United States, rural, community-based broadband providers are serving small towns with robust broadband networks to support critical and innovative solutions for rural communities. These technological leaders are helping to build a nationwide network of Smart Rural Communities, where broadband connections are helping create a brighter future for rural America. Today, NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association is pleased to welcome Alpine Communications into this nationwide network in recognition of the company’s important work in bringing broadband-enabled advances to rural America....

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