Citizens Mutual Telephone Cooperative

Bloomfield, Iowa

Area served: 440 square miles

Population: Approximately 9,000

Technical highlights: The company uses a mix of copper and fiber in conjunction with a statewide fiber network. 

Commerce

Citizens’ fiber build supports regional commerce, including steel fabrication, IT services, and publishing. The ability to receive and transmit large files gives local businesses serving these industries a competitive advantage and has encouraged their location in the Citizens service area.