Garden Valley Telephone Co. 

Erskine, Minn.

Area served: serves 24 exchanges covering 3,700 square miles across eight counties 

Population: 32,629

Technical highlights: FTTH with speeds of up to 1 Gbps is deployed to most customers.

Career Training and Education


In December 2015, Garden Valley partnered with local school districts to create a dedicated broadcast channel for each school. The company provided schools with broadcast equipment and training for students and staff, providing opportunities to learn about broadcasting and skills and experience to work in the industry.