Rise Broadband named 'Telecom Service Provider of the Year'

Rise Broadband, the nation´s largest fixed wireless broadband provider, has been named “Telecom Service Provider of the Year” at the Fierce Innovation Awards, a program from the publisher of FierceWireless and FierceTelecom which showcases the industry´s spirit, initiative and commitment to creating next-generation business and consumer offerings, the company said.

Rise Broadband was recognized for its innovation and acumen in closing the information gap by providing high-speed Internet and digital phone service in rural and suburban areas often under-served by traditional wireline and cable carriers.

Rise Broadband is the largest fixed wireless service provider in the US; offering affordable high-speed Internet, digital phone and DIRECTV services across 16 states. Rise Broadband´s parent company, JAB Wireless, Inc., was established in 2006 and serves nearly 200,000 residential and business accounts in rural and suburban areas of the Midwest, Rocky Mountain and Southwest regions. The company, headquartered in Englewood, CO (metro Denver), has earned an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau. Additional information is available at www.RiseBroadband.com.

FierceMarkets, a division of Questex, LLC, is a provider of B2B e-media, providing information and marketing services in the telecommunications, life sciences, healthcare, IT, energy, government, finance, and retail industries through its portfolio of email newsletters, websites, webinars and live events. Every business day, FierceMarkets´ wide array of digital publications reaches more than 2 million executives in more than 100 countries. Current telecom publications include FierceWireless; FierceCable; FierceDeveloper; FierceOnlineVideo; FierceTelecom; FierceWirelessTech; FierceWireless: Europe /TelecomsEMEA, FierceInstaller; and Telecom Asia.