In this segment of Around the Block, Nate Brickner, General Manager of Bascom Communications, sits down with Rick Ekleberry, General Manager of Sycamore Telephone Company. They cover the topic of rural broadband and discuss how they’ve seen a large increase in demand over the last year as schools closed and businesses started working from home. Nate and Rick also dive into a discussion about government grants and the importance of local collaboration. “Local collaboration is an important aspect to our business to ensure everyone has what they need to succeed. It’s imperative to that we work together to provide customers with advanced services,” said Nate. Watch the video to learn more!