Who: Rural Telephone Service Company
Vitals: This company was founded in 1951, and is based in Lenora, Kan. It serves about 12,000 access lines via 29 exchanges in Northwest Kansas. It has 200 employees and also operates a cable TV subsidiary and a directory unit.
Why you should care: Earlier this year, the telco sold its Oakley, Kan., customer base to S&T Communications. More recently, Rural Telephone picked vendor Clearfield to provide it with fiber management solutions. The company also provides the answer to the question, "Who uses the URL www.ruraltelephone.com?"
- read about the Clearfield deal in this press release
- Be sure to check out our Service Provider Spotlight page