Tag Archives: NEMR Telecom

Citizens Attend Council Meeting To Discuss Right of Way Fees

Just days after a letter mailed by NEMR Telecommunications to its Memphis customers created quite a stir on social media, just three residents turned out for the Memphis City Council meeting to ask questions about the recent city code adjustment that established right of way (ROW) fees for the area phone, internet and cable service […]

USDA Invests $13.7 Million in NEMR Telecom Rural Broadband Infrastructure Upgrade

On August 1st Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $97 million in 12 projects to provide or improve rural broadband service in 11 states, including Missouri.  “A person’s location should not determine whether he or she has access to modern communications infrastructure,” Secretary Perdue said. “That is […]

NEMR Telecom Sends Local Students to Washington DC for FRS Tour

A total of 117 high school students participated in the 23rd annual Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) Youth Tour to Washington D.C  June 3rd – 7th.  Each summer the FRS Youth Tour brings together high school students from across rural North America to visit the nation’s capital and learn about rural telecommunications. The tour provides […]

Niffen Selected for FRS D.C. Youth Tour Sponsored by NEMR Telecom 

NEMR Telecom hosted an interview dinner to choose two candidates to represent the company at the 23rd annual Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) Youth Tour to Washington D.C. High school juniors within the company’s telephone service area are given the opportunity to apply for this trip by submitting a one-page essay and an application. Shannon […]

NEMR Telecom Accepting Applications for 2017 Youth Tour to Washington D.C.

All local high school juniors whose parents or guardians have local service with NEMR telecom can apply for the all-expense paid trip to Washington D.C. Northeast Missouri Rural Telecom is currently accepting applications for the 2017 Youth Tour to Washington D.C., which will take place June 3  through June 7. The application process is open […]

Evan Hite Travels to Washington D.C. for NEMR Telecom Youth Tour

A pair of local students were among the 110 high school representatives who participated in the 22nd Foundation for Rural Service Youth Tour. Each summer the FRS Youth Tour brings together high school students from across rural North America to visit the nation’s capital and learn about rural telecommunications. The tour provides a forum for […]

NEMR Telecom Making Million Dollar Fiber Optics Upgrades in Scotland County

High speed broadband and internet services will be more readily available in Scotland County in the near future. NEMR Telecom is undertaking a multi-million dollar upgrade of old copper cables with new fiber optics to serve rural Scotland County. “Copper cables have a limited capacity to carry high speed broadband and internet services,” said James […]

Candidates Interview for FRS D.C. Youth Tour Sponsored by NEMR Telecom 

NEMR Telecom hosted an interview dinner to choose two candidates to represent the company at the 20th annual Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) Youth Tour to Washington D.C. High school juniors within the company’s telephone service area are given the opportunity to apply for this trip by submitting a one-page essay and an application.  One […]

NEMR Telecom Accepting Applications for 2015 Youth Tour to Washington D.C.

All local high school juniors whose parents or guardians have local service with NEMR telecom can apply for the all-expense paid trip to Washington D.C.   Green City — Northeast Missouri Rural Telecom is currently accepting applications for the 2015 Youth Tour to Washington D.C., which will take place May 30 through June 3. The […]

NEMR Telecom’s Fiber Optic Options Take Flight With Bluebird Network Expansion

Bluebird Network, LLC, a Missouri statewide and Midwest fiber optic transport company in which local company NEMR Telecom has an ownership interest, announced the purchase of SpringNet Underground by Bluebird Network. The underground data center, which is located in Springfield, Missouri, will now be owned and operated as Bluebird Underground, LLC. “The favorable reputations of […]