The North Central Kansas Community Network (NCKCN) is expanding! NCKCN now provides its fixed wireless Internet service to residents and businesses in another great rural community: Scandia, KS.
NCKCN is an Internet service provider that was originally formed in 1995 to help connect communities that were underserved by cable or fiber. Today, it continues to adapt and grow to meet the changing technology demands in North Central Kansas. NCKCN is a 501(c)3 non-profit affiliate of the NCRPC.
With speeds up to 50Mbps, wireless Internet customers are able to stream movies, watch ball games, play online games, or run a business with ease. Scandia is the tenth location in the growing list of NCKCN wireless Internet communities. Other locations include Ada, Belleville, Beloit, Clyde, Concordia, Jewell, Lincoln, Mankato and Minneapolis.
NCKCN also offers 16 NCK-WiFi hotspot locations distributed throughout seven communities. NCK-WiFi, is a partnership of NCKCN and Cunningham Telephone & Cable (CTC).
This article appeared in the March 2020 NCRPC Newsletter.