Smithville unveils rural broadband plan

Who: Smithville telephone Co.

Vitals: This telco is based in Ellettsville, IN, and began offering service in 1922. It is still family-owned and claims to be the largest independent broadband service provider in Indiana with more than 30,000 access lines.

Why you should care: Smithville, which already offers DSL-based broadband, just announced a plan to invest $90 million in a broadband fiber upgrade project.

For more:
- read this story at The Indianapolis Star

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