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Mount Olive Airport Selects Open Broadband for Internet Service
Open Broadband delivers broadband internet for Bass Aviation and Vidant East-Care.
By: Open Broadband LLC
Bass Aviation's President, Michael Bass said "Our previous DSL service was too slow to operate effectively. We wasted a lot of time waiting for uploads and downloads. With Open Broadband we were able to get high-speed internet delivered without the huge expense of pulling in fiber optics."
Open Broadband delivers fixed-wireless internet service to the airport from a local water tower, arranged through a tower lease contract with the City of Mount Olive. Open Broadband is also building a free public Wi-Fi Zone for downtown Mount Olive, serving the outdoor areas along Center Street. The public Wi-Fi zone is designed to encourage more visitors to downtown businesses.
Mount Olive Town Manager Charles Brown said "We are delighted to have an ISP bringing in ultra-high-speed internet to our community. Affordable and accessible high-speed internet has been an issue for some time, and we now have a commercial provider that stepped up to the plate."
Open Broadband is currently taking signups for internet service in the southern portion of Wayne County NC, running along the highway 55 corridor from Seven Springs through Mount Olive to Grantham. Mount Olive customers are being turned up now, with the other towns turning up service later this spring.
"We are excited to be working in Wayne County and the city of Mount Olive to provide affordable, high-speed internet service to those who previously had few options," said Open Broadband CEO Alan Fitzpatrick. "Our internet speeds are up to 100 times faster than DSL, and the symmetrical nature of our service means file uploads occur just as fast as downloads. This upload speed capability is especially important to business which rely on cloud computing. Cable and DSL are not symmetrical speeds."
Open Broadband will also be turning up internet service in Goldsboro in 2Q, including a symmetrical gigabit speed offering (1000 Mb x 1000 Mb). This gigabit offering is comparable to the speeds provided in metro area by carriers such as Google Fiber.
About Open Broadband, LLC
Open Broadband, LLC is an ISP delivering ultra-high-speed internet service in underserved communities. We are a team of highly experienced telecom and internet veterans with one simple goal in mind – provide affordable high-speed internet service to those areas with little choice in broadband service providers. Open Broadband is headquartered in Waxhaw, NC. Visit us at http://openbb.net or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @OpenBBNet. For questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 980-434-6736.
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