Golden Belt Telephone Assn, Inc. Has Been Nominated for the wKREDA Retail/Service Business of the Year

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

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Golden Belt Telephone Assn, Inc. Has Been Nominated for the wKREDA Retail/Service Business of the Year. They were nominated by Brad Penka of Rush County Economic Development and  Kara Jecha of Golden Belt Telephone Assn, Inc. From its humble beginnings of wires strung on fence posts, to developing a modern telephone service encompassing 18 exchanges after President Harry S.Truman’s announcement of the Rural Electrification Act in 1949, Golden Belt Telephone Association, Inc., a member-owned cooperative, has always challenged itself to provide the latest technology their customers expect and deserve.

About Golden Belt Telephone Assn, Inc.

Golden Belt Telephone Assn, Inc. has been active in the community since 1953. They presently operate 18 telephone exchanges, provide Broadband services, and operate 25 cable television exchanges, serving nearly 6,000 subscribers in Barton, Edwards, Ellis, Finney, Gove, Hodgeman, Lane, Ness, Pawnee, Rush, Stafford, and Trego Counties. Golden Belt Telephone Assn, Inc. was recently certified by the NTCA as being able to provide Gigabit Broadband to our communities. They join a select group of rural telecommunication service providers that are able to deliver this level of world-class broadband.

They are a valuable asset to Western Kansas and demonstrate how the strength of one business or organization can benefit the entire community. By participating in community events, creating jobs for local residents and helping to grow our economy, Golden Belt Telephone Assn, Inc. has contributed to the economic growth occurring throughout our region. 

Congratulations to Golden Belt Telephone Assn, Inc. for being nominated to win the wKREDA Retail/Service Business of the Year. We encourage community members to visit their website to learn more about the work they are doing in Western Kansas.

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