What is the FCC Affordable Connectivity Program?
Today’s internet is not just a source of near-endless entertainment options, email messages, and social media connections. From providing opportunities to work from home, to receiving telehealth online from healthcare professionals, to remote learning during public health crises or emergencies, being connected to high-speed, reliable broadband internet isn’t a luxury, or even a mere convenience.…Read More
Navajo Higher Education and Internet Providers Launch Non-profit Alliance
A nonprofit, the Alliance for Navajo Broadband, has been created and registered in the State of New Mexico. The Alliance is dedicated to improving broadband access, affordability, and choice for the Navajo people. Founding members include Diné College, Navajo Technical University, Frontier Communications, Smith Bagley, Inc. dba CellularOne and Sacred Wind Communications. The Navajo universities…Read More
Sacred Wind Communications bridges the digital divide for the Navajo Nation
Eighty-five percent of Sacred Wind Communications customers are Navajo. As the only privately owned telco solely focused on bridging the digital divide for rural tribal communities, Sacred Wind relies on a Juniper network to bring blazing-fast broadband to the rugged and remote territory of New Mexico. Broadband changes lives in the rural communities of New…Read More
Sacred Wind’s Broadband Held Strong During Recent Area Outages
Internet Redundancy Key to Access to Internet, Emergency Services During the recent CenturyLink Friday the 13th outage that left many without internet or phone service, Sacred Wind Communications and its affiliates’ high-speed internet and emergency 911 customers remained unaffected, due to the company’s investment in its own redundant fiber and network design. “The recent outage…Read More