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Nicollet, Minnesota — July 17, 2023 — Nicollet’s residents and businesses can now access multi-gig internet speeds from  Fidium, the new fiber internet service from Consolidated Communications, and all the economic, educational, employment and entertainment benefits that go along with it.  

In recognition of this remarkable milestone, Mayor Fred Froehlich, members of the city council, business leaders and community members will celebrate Nicollet’s new status as a “Gig Town” during a brief ribbon cutting ceremony on July 20.  

Event:  Nicollet Gig Town Reveal and Ribbon Cutting 
Date: Thursday, July 20, 2023 
Time: 4 p.m. 
Location:  in front of City Hall, 401 Pine St., Nicollet, Minn.  

The celebration will include remarks from Jennifer Spaude, senior vice president of Communications for Consolidated Communications Photo opportunities will be available throughout the event, with individual interviews immediately following the event. The celebration will continue at the Cruisin’ on Pine and 99 event, where representatives from Fidium will be on hand to provide information and sign up interested residents and small businesses.  

Fiber construction completed last month, and we are excited to celebrate with Nicollet residents and businesses. Research shows that better internet increases home values, drives business innovations, allows growing businesses to stay in the community, and expands employment opportunities for the growing remote workforce.  

Fidium Fiber for the home delivers reliable symmetrical, fiber internet without contracts, data caps, installation fees, or hassles. Fidium offers plans from 50 Mbps to 2 Gigs (2000 Mbps) starting at $35 per month, as well as VoIP phone service and a variety of streaming options for TV and entertainment. 

Fidium@Work delivers the same reliability, symmetrical speeds and ease of use our residential customers love, with the addition of more robust features entrepreneurs need to keep their business connected. Interested business owners can learn more at  

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