DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rise Broadband, the nation’s largest fixed-wireless broadband service provider, announces its funding of No Barriers’ Colorado Collegiate Range Expedition; helping disabled veterans tackle and overcome personal challenges.
“Just as we help customers eliminate the digital divide barrier with affordable, high-speed Internet in rural and suburban areas, we are honored to help ten veterans reconnect with their communities by funding No Barriers’ Colorado Expedition,” said Jack Koo, Rise Broadband’s president and chief executive officer.
Because of Rise’s involvement, ten individuals will be chosen for a fully-paid team-building mountain expedition in Rise’s home state of Colorado from October 13 – 19, 2015. The week includes preparation, a 20-mile wilderness trek, ropes course and strenuous climb; all designed to push veterans physically and mentally while providing a training ground for stretching goals, facing adversity and leading/serving others.
- Nominees must be a veteran who demonstrates the desire to overcome his/her barriers and live a life of purpose
- Rise customers are encouraged to nominate their family members, relatives or friends. Self-nominations are acceptable.
- Deadline is Friday July 24, 2015
- Nominees must live in CO, UT, ID, NV, TX, OK, NE, SD, MN, IA, WI, IL, IN, WY, KS
No Barriers will review all nominations and select ten participants and two alternates in mid-August.
About Rise Broadband
Rise Broadband is the nation’s largest fixed wireless Internet provider; serving nearly 200,000 rural and suburban residential and commercial accounts in the Midwest, Rocky Mountain and Southwest regions.
Incorporated in 2005 as JAB Broadband, the company rebranded all operations as Rise Broadband in 2015 – including regional divisions Digis, Prairie-iNet, Skybeam, T6 and Rhino Communications.
Today, Rise Broadband offers affordable high-speed broadband (Internet and phone) services in 15 states; with speeds ranging between 3 Mbps and 1 Gbps.
Rise Broadband is headquartered in metro Denver. For information, visit www.risebroadband.com.
About No Barriers Warriors
No Barriers Warriors is a non-profit organization empowering disabled veterans and transitioning service members as well as survivors of the fallen to break through barriers, find their inner purpose and contribute their best to the world. Learn more at www.nobarrierswarriors.org.