Barton County, MO (January 20, 2021) – Wisper ISP, Inc. is expanding their service network to Barton County, MO. Starting the week of February 22nd, eligible residents will be able to preschedule their installation appointments.
Wisper Internet’s expansion to Barton County is due to their success in the Connect America Fund Phase II (CAF II). CAF II was a rural broadband auction held by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in 2018. Wisper was named the winner of $220.3 million in the auction, divvied up across six states, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma.
The equipment deployed will be fixed wireless technology and will be found on the three elevated structures listed below. Fixed Wireless Technology uses elevated structures, such as water towers, cell towers, grain elevators, etc. to reach a resident’s home. Current capabilities do require the equipment on a resident’s roof to have ‘line of sight’ to the elevated structure. That means no trees or terrain can be blocking the visual path. A resident will reside no more than 3 -5 miles from the elevated structure to receive the desired signal strength.
Commercial Tower – 623 Northeast 5th Ln; Lamar, MO 64759
Commercial Tower – 31 North Highway HH; Lamar, MO 64759
Grain Leg – 105 South Highway KK; Lamar, MO 64759
Eligible residents will be able to receive the following speeds and prices:
Surf: 10 Mbps for $50/month
Surf Plus: 15 Mbps for $65/month
Surf Preferred: 25 Mbps for $75/month Surf Pro: 50 Mbps for $85/month
Surf Extreme: 100 Mbps for $105/month
To determine service eligibility, contact the Wisper Sales Team at (800) 765-7772 or email@example.com.
Wisper has partnered with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for their Lifeline Program. The Lifeline program offers a discount off of service for low-income households.
If you believe you are eligible for the Lifeline Program and would like to apply, please visit: www.lifelinesupport.org. When approved, you will receive an approval letter. To receive the discount, the approval letter will need to be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Wisper ISP, Inc. is a Wireless Internet Service Provider with 162 employees and 20,000 subscribers across Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma. Wisper is based out of Mascoutah, IL, in the St. Louis Metro Area, with regional offices in Joplin and Washington, MO. Wisper customers in rural and metropolitan communities receive fast, reliable service and friendly, helpful customer service.
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