Granite Telecommunications, a Quincy, Massachusetts-based provider of communications services to multilocation businesses and government agencies, is relaunching its relationship with Viasat Inc. to deliver satellite-based internet service across the U.S.
Through its arrangement with Viasat, Granite offers satellite internet service at broadband speeds to 99 percent of the country, even in rural areas, thereby positioning itself to provide coverage for most customer locations. In addition, the company offers a month-to-month option with the ability to customize plans. The service can typically become operational in three to five days from the time of purchase.
Granite President and CEO Rob Hale said, “We are excited to work with Viasat to deliver secure, reliable satellite internet service to locations throughout the country, including underserved communities where access and cost barriers have put high-speed internet out of reach. Viasat’s expansive coverage footprint supports Granite in bridging the coverage gap for those customers virtually anywhere in the U.S.”
“We’re proud to collaborate with Granite to provide satellite-based high-speed internet to businesses across the country, including hard-to-reach regions,” said Wayne Parrish, head of U.S. sales, Viasat. “Our relationship with Granite provides businesses an opportunity to take advantage of the benefits of broadband internet.”
Founded 20 years ago, Granite has grown to a $1.8 billion company providing advanced communications solutions to more than 650,000 locations, including more than two-thirds of Fortune 100 companies.
The offering provides new options to support customers with facilities in rural areas.