Paul Bunyan Communications

Bemidji, Minn.

Area served: 5,000 square miles

Population: Estimated at 70,000.

Technical highlights: The company is fiber deployed to approximately 99 percent of its service territory. 

Rural Entrepreneurship

Paul Bunyan service supports the Mayflower Building, which offers incubation space for tech and engineering companies and which features work stations and connected facilities for teleconferencing.  Paul Bunyan also supports the Itasca Technology Exchange that connects early-stage and expanding technology companies with high-speed, high-bandwidth network connectivity, data center services, office facilities, capital investment, and business services to help grow technology business.