Rise Broadband – June 2015 Rise Broadband expands service into remote areas outside of Houston, Dallas / Fort Worth and San Antonino, Texas along with northeast Oklahoma (Pryor) and southwestern Missouri (Joplin) as a result of the acquisition of Texas-based Internet America’s customer base and network assets.
Rise Broadband is the New Brand Name for Industry Leader JAB Broadband and All of its Operating Divisions. Skybeam, Digis, T6, Prairie iNet and Communications all unite under Rise brand.
On May 15, 2015, JAB Broadband began to operate under the brand name Rise Broadband.
JAB Increases its Wireless Broadband Presence to 15 states with expansion into Indiana. Service added in areas south of Evansville, north of Terra Haute and other communities.
Digis, a JAB Broadband Company, Acquires Internet Operations in Boise and Twin Falls, Idaho.
JAB Broadband ranked #37 in the list of top 250 Private Colorado Companies by Colorado Business Magazine.
JAB Named to Red Herring List of Top 100 Global Companies; cited for embodying “the vision, drive and innovation that define a successful entrepreneurial venture.”
JAB Broadband named one of Colorado’s Top Telecom Companies by Denver Business Journal (pay view).
Jeff Kohler (JAB Co-Founder and Chief Development Officer) was given the Knights of the Black Tie award by the Wireless Internet Service Providers Association for his “above and beyond” role in the Fixed Wireless (WISP) industry.
JAB Broadband named #5 Fastest-Growing Private Company in Colorado (largest company category) by Denver Business Journal.