Connect… Connecting… Connected

Rural high speed internet isn’t for the birds

Do you have trouble connecting with your kids, your spouse, your parents, your community, maybe even your job?

Trust us, we know connection is a concern, especially when it comes to reliable internet access. We once had a customer tell us that they would drive (daily) to the local Walmart so that their child could gain a Wi-Fi connection in order to get a decent signal to complete their homework.

Let’s think about this for a second. They had to disconnect from the comfort of their home and disconnect from time spent with their entire family in order to connect to the internet for their child to complete a required online assignment. This is just one of the many examples we have heard from community members in rural Indiana areas.

31% of Grade 6-8 and 33% of Grade 9-12 students in the US  

have school provided tablets or laptops.

provided by The Journal

In 2015, 24 percent of employed people did some or all of their work at home.

see U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

How is it that we have come so far with technology, education, and social connection while certain rural regions of this country remain so disconnected?

Many, if they are lucky enough to have a connection, must pay a significant amount for services that vary in reliability. We want to provide connectivity to families with school-age children, small business owners, work from home individuals, and many more with the opportunity to connect to real world speeds at affordable prices.

Mainstream is a locally owned and operated fiber optic internet provider located in Nashville, IN and dedicated to providing a high speed connection in rural areas where options are limited. Our mission is to provide customers and communities with affordable, reliable fiber optic service solutions and superior customer care.

Welcome to our blog. Here we will be connecting you with communities who are growing with the direction of the modern age, showing the benefits and value of high speed internet, and sharing some frequently asked questions about our services.

 

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