HOUSTON, Texas and SMITHVILLE, Texas (Mar 17, 2023) Rural Telecommunications of America,  Inc (RTA) finalized the acquisition of local Internet Provider SCT Broadband. RTA will begin  upgrading its services with RTA’s gigFAST® INTERNET, VOICE, and streaming TV services in  Smithville, Flatonia, LaGrange, Schulenburg, Bastrop, and the surrounding areas offering  internet speeds up to 10 gigabits per second. 

As part of the launch event, RTA is hosting RTA Appreciation Day in downtown SMITHVILLE at  the Gazebo on Wednesday, March 22nd starting at 5:00PM. Sharon Foerster, Mayor of the City  of SMITHVILLE and the SMITHVILLE Area Chamber of Commerce will be presenting Zane  Smith, 2022 NASCAR Truck Series Champion and last years COTA winner, with the “Key to the  City” at 5:30PM. Zane will be available to autograph HERO CARDs and pose for pictures with  attendees from 5:45PM to 6:15PM. There will be giveaways and drawings for free tickets to the  COTA and Cotton Bowl Speedway races for the weekend. 

Autographed Zane Smith hats will also be given away on RTA’s Twitter and Facebook pages  @rta4usa. 

Other activities include live music from Hank Williams IV, food from Bubby’s BBQ, new Ford  F150s on display from Alpha One Ford, a stock car from Cotton Bowl Speedway, and special  offers from businesses in SMITHVILLE. 

KBUK 104.9 and 92.3 Renegade Radio will be broadcasting live during the event. 

RTA’s local staff will be offering the Zane Smith gigFAST® FIBER INTERNET for $38 per month  or get the SUPERgig and G2 TV Bundle for $138. This offer available only for on-site sign ups. 

RTA’s mission is to bring gigFAST INTERNET® to underserved rural communities across  America. Co-founded by Texas native Jim Edwards and US Air Force veteran Don Workman both with deep roots in rural America and the telecom industry, began RTA with a mission to  connect rural areas with affordable and reliable internet service options. 

RTA now operates more than 13,000 Fiber route miles and customers in 22 states across  America with its gigFAST NETWORK®

About Rural Telecommunications of America, Inc. 

RTA’s gigFAST NETWORK™ provides affordable gigFAST® INTERNET, VOICE, and TV to rural  America; enabling businesses and residents gigFAST INTERNET® for their entertainment, e learning, telemedicine, and telework. Visit us at https://www.rtatel.com Media Contact Information: Frank Befera, Director – (218) 348-8722 – [email protected]