Thursday, September 3, 2009

Broadband Stimulus Round I Applicants: Yonder Media Applies for $9.4 Million

Marketwire via 09/03/09 RENO, NV- Yonder Media, a broadband Internet provider focused on improving the quality of life by connecting rural communities, announced that it has submitted applications for federal stimulus funding as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) addressing the challenge of delivering broadband to remote areas.

Working with leading industry consultants and advisors, Yonder Media submitted $9.4 million in 2008 and 2009 grant applications through the Rural Utilities Services (RUS). "Yonder Media is well positioned to improve the lives of rural Americans by reaching into communities with our unique broadband Internet offering," said Craig Vallarino, CEO for Yonder Media.

"Funding through the RUS program creates an excellent opportunity to increase our reach into even more remote communities, allowing for improved educational opportunities and quality of life in America's essential rural areas."

Yonder Media's delivers wireless broadband Internet services with benefits that improve quality of life by allowing for richer communication and learning. The company's reliable, always-on broadband connections support collaboration by combining data, video and voice, furthering the opportunity for distance learning and telemedicine. This way, students and professionals alike have direct access to the very best resources via high-speed Internet.

Yonder Media, through its Yonder Wireless operating companies, delivers premium broadband Internet in 22 rural communities by combining government funding and private capital to take on additional last and middle mile projects to deliver services to rural areas.

Yonder Media
Yonder Media is the growing enhanced services provider exclusively committed to enriching the lives of rural Americans through cost-effective, wide reaching and dynamic wireless broadband services.

Based in Reno, Nevada, Yonder Media, through its operating company, Yonder Wireless, today serves select communities within the western United States.
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