Press Release

Sheridan, WY — April 9th, 2024 — Range, a leading provider of broadband and telecommunications services, is thrilled to announce the addition of a new middle mile fiber route from Rapid City, South Dakota, to Cheyenne, Wyoming, along Highway 85. This significant infrastructure enhancement aims to meet the growing demand for reliable and high-speed broadband connectivity across the region, including the eastern part of Wyoming.

The expansion project, which commenced in early 2023, represents Range’s commitment to bridging the digital divide and fostering economic growth in communities in Wyoming. This project seeks to empower businesses, residents, and institutions with access to cutting-edge telecommunications infrastructure.

“Fiber expansion from Rapid City to Cheyenne marks a milestone in our mission to deliver fast, reliable, and future-proof connectivity to underserved areas,” said Aaron Sopko, Chief Strategy Officer of Range.

“We recognize the critical role that robust broadband infrastructure plays in driving innovation, supporting education, and fueling economic development. This expansion reaffirms our dedication to empowering communities and service providers with the tools they need to thrive in the digital age.”

This investment will provide businesses and residents new access to direct internet peering relationships, enhanced reliability, and scalability for future bandwidth needs. Additionally, the expanded network will facilitate low-latency and redundancy for critical services such as telemedicine, distance learning, and remote work.

The expansion project aligns with broader efforts to enhance connectivity and bridge the digital divide in rural and underserved areas. Range remains dedicated to partnering with local service providers, governments, and industry leaders to drive progress and expand access to high-speed broadband for all.

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