Ritter Communications upgrading fiber optic internet in White County

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Jonesboro-based Ritter Communications is spending $5.3 million on infrastructure to upgrade high-quality, fiber optic internet to residents in Beebe, Kensett and Judsonia neighborhoods in White County.

“Ritter Communications is the region’s trusted leader in improving connectivity and increasing access to industry leading broadband services,” said Ritter Communications CEO Heath Simpson. “This expansion of our high-speed RightFiber network will help us to continue transforming more of Arkansas’s rural communities into advanced Gig Cities. Gig Cities position a community to support further growth, commerce and quality of life.”

Ritter Communications launched its RightFiber-branded residential fiber offerings in 2021, which delivers 5 Gig internet, TV and phone options to homes across Arkansas and West Tennessee.

“Internet is a necessity for living and working in today’s digital world,” said Beebe Mayor Mike Robertson. “This investment by Ritter Communications brings Beebe residents a great option for those looking for reliable broadband.”

Ritter Communications is the largest privately held telecommunications provider serving exclusively the Mid-South, offering world-class broadband fiber, telecom, video, cloud and data center services. It serves 155 communities and more than 51,000 customers in Arkansas, Texas, Missouri and Tennessee.