Viasat will provide satellite-based Internet services to Granite Telecommunications, a reseller that serves multi-location businesses and governmental agencies.

Granite provides services to gas stations, food chains and other organizations that have locations all over the country. The company resells services from multiple network operators and enables customers to deal with a single communications service providers, with a single monthly bill.

The deal with Viasat makes sense because it will enable Granite to provide virtually nationwide coverage. Viasat covers 99% of the country and its service can be installed in three to five days, according to a press release.

The service can be used for primary or backup communications and Granite customers have the ability to pay for the service on a month-to-month basis.

“We are excited to work with Viasat to deliver secure, reliable satellite internet service to locations throughout the country, including underserved communities where access and cost barriers have put high-speed internet out of reach,” CEO Rob Hale said in a press release. “Viasat’s expansive coverage footprint supports Granite in bridging the coverage gap for those customers virtually anywhere in the U.S.”

Granite is 20 years old. The company says it serves more than 650,000 locations and has relationships with two-thirds of the Fortune 100 companies.

Granite made two announcements last year expanding its network operator agreements. In April, the company said that it had reached a wholesale agreement with Spectrum Business. The agreement enables Granite to deliver competitive local telephone services over Spectrum’s broadband network. The company announced a similar agreement in June with Cox Business.

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