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Over the years, Eagle Marketing has helped hundreds of clients hone their telecommunication strategies to meet the demands of the modern marketplace. 

January 4, 2019

Eagle Marketing has joined the Minnesota Rural Eleactic Association as a Vendor Member.  Here is more information on who the MREA is:  "MREA’s mission is “to provide valued service promote unity among our members through collaborative leadership and expertise.” MREA works hard to provide service to ALL members – large and small – without regard to their size.  This can be challenging as we recognize the incredible diversity that exists among our members. Our members range from co-ops with 1,900 consumers to co-ops that serve more than 129,000 consumers. Our members are diverse in other ways too, including their geographic location, which generation and transmission co-op provides their wholesale power, how many states they operate in, etc. Although MREA responds to a wide range of issues, our goal is to always act in the best interests of all members. Whether we’re connecting members to the information they need, conducting a safety service day, or lobbying at the capitol, MREA’s purpose is to create value for each member and maintain unity among our co-op members."  

For more information, please visit:

http://www.mrea.org

 

December 13, 2018

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is offering up to $600 million in loans and grants to help build broadband infrastructure in rural America. Telecommunications companies, rural electric cooperatives and utilities, internet service providers and municipalities may apply for funding through USDA’s new ReConnect Program to connect rural areas that currently have insufficient broadband service. Answering the Administration’s call to action for rural prosperity, Congress appropriated funds in the fiscal year 2018 budget for this broadband pilot program. USDA Rural Development is the primary agency delivering the program, with assistance from other federal partners.  More information at: USDA.gov

 

October 2018

The Connect America Fund Phase II (Phase II) is part of the Commission’s reform and modernization of its universal service support programs.  In 2018, the Commission conducted an auction (Auction 903) to allocate Phase II support to certain eligible areasacross the United States.  Auction 903 ran from July 24, 2018 to August 21, 2018.  103 bidders won $1.49 billion over 10 years to provide fixed broadband and voice services to over 700,000 locations in 45 states.  (See full auction results.)

https://www.fcc.gov/auction/903

 

 

February 1, 2018

Please join me in welcoming Ben Kolbe to the Eagle Marketing sales team.  
 
Ben begins a new career as a Manufacture' Representative for Eagle Marketing in the states of Iowa and Nebraska.  
 
He has 13 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, most recently working for Windstream Communications.  Ben brings a outgoing personality and a strong background in Network Engineering for OSP and CO applications for wireless and fiber optic network construction.
 
Ben’s focus will be working with the contractors, engineers, channel partners and Tier III ILEC’s, Municipalities, MSO’s, Utilitiy companies in Iowa and Nebraska.  Ben and his family reside in the Cedar Rapids Iowa area.
 
He can be contacted at: bkolbe@eaglemarketing.net and 319-350-5414.  See attached v-card.
 
I appreciate you joining me in providing a warm welcome to Ben.

https://www.fcc.gov/auction/903

 
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