For Immediate Release (9/24/14)

Winona, MN (PR Newswire) – September 24, 2014– Announcing a special recognition appearing in the July2014 issue of Broadband Communities published by Broadband Properties LLC. Hiawatha Broadband Communications, Inc. (HBC) was selected for the following honor: “The FTTH Top 100: Brightest Stars Of 2014”

Dave Adcock, HBC Chief Operations Officer, commented on the recognition: “This is quite an honor for us. The fact that Broadband Communities included HBC in its selection of The FTTH Top 100: Brightest Stars Of 2014,” signals that our constant efforts towards business excellence are paying off. We are proud to be included in this recognition.”

Following the publication of Hiawatha Broadband Communications selection for Broadband Communities “The FTTH Top 100: Brightest Stars Of 2014” list, American Registry seconded the honor and added HBC to the “Registry of Business Excellence™”. An exclusive recognition plaque has been designed to commemorate this honor.

This press release was written by American Registry, LLC with contributions from Hiawatha Broadband Communications on behalf of Hiawatha Broadband Communications, Inc. and was distributed by PR Newswire, a subsidiary of UBM plc.

American Registry, LLC is an independent company that serves businesses and professionals such as Hiawatha Broadband Communications, Inc. who have been recognized for excellence. American Registry offers news releases, plaques and The Registry™, an online listing of over 2 million significant business and professional recognitions. Search The Registry™ at http://www.americanregistry.com.

Hiawatha Broadband Communications Inc. (HBC) is a southeastern Minnesota telecommunications service provider. The company delivers Video, Internet and Phone services to a customer base that numbers more than 12,000.

HBC’s roots are in a non-profit project begun in 1993, called Luminet. Luminet connected Winona education, healthcare and government institutions to extend the reach of teaching and learning. In 1997, the success of Luminet led to the formation of Hiawatha Broadband Communications, Inc. Today, HBC operates in 17 communities with 40 percent of its stock owned by non-profit entities.

For additional information, or to schedule an interview, please contact Dan Pecarina at (507) 474-5805 or dpecarina@exchange.hbci.com.