As America's largest fixed wireless internet provider, Rise Broadband makes a great choice for internet access in rural areas of the country.
Rise Broadband serves 16 states in the Midwest, Rocky Mountains and Southwest. They provide both business and residential high-speed internet. Digital phone is available as an add-on service.
Connection Type: Wireless Internet
Download Speeds: Up To 50 Mbps
For residential customers, they have two download speed tiers with the faster tier only available in a limited area:
Rise Broadband plans do have data usage caps and charges for going over the limit. However, you can get unlimited data for an additional $20/month. Call the toll-free number below for full details:
Rise Broadband is available in the following 16 states:
The company has recently begun offering fiber-optic connections in the state of Texas. However, that service is available in only a few towns. We'll have to wait and see if Rise starts growing a significant fiber-optic footprint.
While we never recommend wireless ISPs as a first option, Rise Broadband does make a solid choice for internet in under-served rural areas. Their fast speeds are comparable to DSL, cable, fiber and satellite.