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HBC Brings 5 Gbps FTTP Residential Service to Hastings

May 27th, 2021|News & Updates|

For Immediate Release (05/27/2021) Hastings, MN – Construction has begun on a new high-speed fiber broadband network in Hastings, MN that will provide residents and businesses with access to a next generation, all fiber-optic network. Winona, MN based Hiawatha Broadband Communications (HBC) is building the high-speed fiber-optic network, that [...]

HBC Expands Service Area in Miesville

May 21st, 2021|News & Updates|

For Immediate Release (04/20/2021) Miesville, MN – Like many rural communities around the country, the town of Miesville has had limited access to broadband service. But this will soon change with a project currently underway by Hiawatha Broadband Communications (HBC) to expand its fiber-optic broadband network. Once the project [...]

HBC Introduces New WiFi Management App

May 21st, 2021|News & Updates|

Winona, MN – HBC customers now have a new, feature rich tool to help manage their home WiFi networks. Introducing the HBC GigaHome app! The HBC GigaHome app is designed to give customers control of their home network with the ability to see all network devices, set up basic parental [...]

Hastings Construction to Begin Soon!

May 11th, 2021|News & Updates|

For Release: May 11, 2021 Construction plans for HBC's expansion in Hastings have been submitted to the City of Hastings and are currently under review. We hope to receive final approval soon! Once approved, our locator crews will be flagging existing underground utilities, like water and gas lines and other [...]

Spring Sun Outages Begin this Week

March 1st, 2021|News & Updates|

Twice a year, the sun is positioned directly in line with the ground-based satellite antennas used to receive cable television programming causing intermittent programming outages. Starting March 1st through March 10th, you may experience outages that may last for less than a minute up to 15 minutes. Interruption periods [...]

Sun Outages To Occur Next Week

September 25th, 2020|News & Updates|

Twice each year, the sun is positioned directly in line with the ground-based satellite dish antennas used to receive CATV programing. This positioning causes programming interruptions as the sun's energy overpowers the signals transmitted by the satellites. Fall sun outages will begin as early as Monday, March 1, and [...]

HBC Announces Extension of the Keep Americans Connected Pledge

July 2nd, 2020|News & Updates|

Winona, MN – Hiawatha Broadband Communications, Inc. (HBC) is taking additional measures to protect customers from losing essential broadband services by extending the Federal Communications Commission’s Keep Americans Connected Pledge. “Many of our customers continue to endure significant financial challenges because of COVID-19,” HBC President Dan Pecarina said. “HBC understands [...]

HBC Brings Graduations Home to Families

May 29th, 2020|News & Updates|

For Immediate Release Winona, MN – With COVID-19 altering high school graduations, Hiawatha Broadband Communications (HBC) is stepping in to bring these local ceremonies to family members who can’t attend due to social distancing rules. “While HBC TV 25 has been broadcasting local graduation ceremonies for years, this year [...]

Digital Survival in Self Isolation

April 9th, 2020|News & Updates|

Daily life has changed drastically as a result of COVID-19. Our already digital-centric lives have become even more so. That’s why the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has called upon broadband service companies to commit to the Keep Americans Connected Pledge to reduce the risk of interruptions to broadband and telecom connectivity [...]

HBC Displays Action and Network Preparedness

March 31st, 2020|News & Updates|

For Immediate Release (03/31/2020) Winona, MN – With the COVID-19 virus continuing to spread, Hiawatha Broadband Communications' (HBC) customers have become even more dependent on their Internet connection. HBC assures its customers it’s fiber-optic network is ready for what lies ahead. HBC President, Dan Pecarina, said among his company’s [...]

A Letter to Our Customers

March 18th, 2020|News & Updates|

To our customers, With the increase in the number of Coronavirus cases, we want to ensure you we are taking steps to protect our employees and customers. We continue to monitor closely the emergence of the SARS-CoV-2 virus and the disease it causes, named “Coronavirus Disease 2019” (COVID-19). At this [...]

HBC Enacts New Protocols to Protect Customers, Employees During COVID-19 Outbreak

March 17th, 2020|News & Updates|

Hiawatha Broadband Communications is committed to the health and well-being of our customers and employees during the COVID-19 outbreak. In order to adhere to new social distancing guidelines, HBC will be implementing the following protocols:  Effective Wednesday, March 18, 2020, HBC offices will be closed to walk-in traffic. An appointment will be required for customers to drop off, [...]

Residential Acceptable Use Policy and Customer Agreement

May 29th, 2019|

Residential Acceptable Use Policy and Customer Agreement Hiawatha Broadband Communications, Inc. is a Broadband Internet access service (the “Service”) owned and operated by Hiawatha Broadband Communications, Inc. (“HBC”). The following Residential Acceptable Use Policy and Customer Agreement (the “AUP”) applies to all individuals (collectively, “you”) who subscribe to or [...]