You Live in a Smart Rural Community!
Moapa Valley has been recognized as a Smart Rural Community.
What does this mean? So glad you asked.
A Smart Rural Community (SRC) is a national network of communities powered by
innovative rural broadband providers that are building a brighter future for
small-town America. The program promotes rural broadband and its role in
supporting innovative economic development, effective education, efficient
energy distribution and use, state-of-the-art health care, and other important
issues for rural America. The certification is awarded by NTCA–The Rural
In order to receive recognition as a SRC provider, MVT was required to affirm
that it offers 100 Mbps broadband to at least 50% of its service area and
that it is committed to program principles of collaboration and innovation.
MVT is pleased to announce they not only meet these requirements but exceed
them. At least 64% of serviceable locations can get fiber internet with up to
1 Gig speed. Bernie Conrique, the President of the Moapa Valley Chamber of
Commerce salutes Moapa Valley and MVT for its hard work to meet these
standards, which enables residents to fully participate in today's connected
society. "Because of access to high-speed internet, Moapa Valley
provides its residents with educational and economic opportunities on par
with those in the most connected regions of America."
NTCA Chief Executive Officer Shirley Bloomfield also recognized MVT for this
achievement, noting, "We are so excited to welcome another Smart Rural
Community provider into this growing network of innovative broadband
providers delivering the internet's fastest speeds in some of the most remote
and rural communities of our country. I applaud MVT and Moapa Valley for
their commitment to enabling cutting-edge technologies that drive innovation
and promote economic development in their region and nationwide."
See stories of how living in a Smart Rural Community can have a huge impact
on peoples' lives at MeetMoapaValley.com.