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Ag Progress Days Chooses Getwireless

STATE COLLEGE, PA - May 15, 2014

Getwireless.net, Central Pennsylvania’s leading provider of wireless broadband Internet access and primary provider of high speed internet to State College based apartment complexes is pleased to announce that it has been selected for the sixth year in a row to deliver high-speed Internet access to the for Ag Progress Days.  The service is delivered to the remote fair grounds via microwave and then is redistributed on site by a large wireless network. The network is designed to provide reliable Internet service to the vendors at the event in an area that doesn't always even have reliable cell phone service.

"We are very pleased to have been selected as the Internet provider for the sixth year in a row," stated Dan Myers, President & CEO of Getwireless.net, Inc.  "The network is continued to grow each year as the needs have grown.  Since the service and the network are only used once per year and it needs to work for the short period of the show, it goes through extensive pre-event testing and walk throughs. It is a pleasure to work with the coordinators at Penn State" Myers continued.  

Ag Progress Days features the latest technology and research exhibits, educational programs, and guided tours. Sponsored by Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, the event is held at the Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center at Rock Springs, nine miles southwest of State College, PA, and is one of only three agricultural exhibitions in the country sponsored by a major University.  The exhibits showcase the latest in Penn State research, as well as information on best management practices and changing regulations in the agricultural industry. With over 400 exhibitors from 34 states and 4 provinces of Canada, there is something for everyone.  Each year, farming families from across Pennsylvania and surrounding states attend this three-day event. Of the 45,000 expected attendees, over 60% are actively engaged in agriculture or related professions.  Come and learn about the latest innovations in the agricultural industry and spend your day with Penn State Extension educators.

Since 1998, Getwireless.net has been providing high-speed broadband Internet access through fixed-point wireless connections that deliver speeds greater than that available by traditional T1 or cable connections, but at a fraction of the cost.  For businesses that depend heavily on the Internet, VoIP and VPN connections for daily operations, Getwireless.net provides a very stable and dependable connection, either as a primary service or as secondary backup connection to existing T1, DSL or cable modem service.  In addition, the company also offers affordable residential broadband connectivity, traditional landline-based broadband services, such as T1 lines, managed website hosting, server co-location, DSL.  Getwireless.net currently provides high-speed Internet service throughout Centre, Blair, Mifflin, Bedford, Huntingdon, and Juniata Counties. 


To learn more about Getwireless.net, please call 814-867-2100 or toll-free at 877-867-2100, or visit the company's website at www.getwireless.net.