Tag: Fiber-To-The-Home

Hiawatha Broadband Communications names Brummer as Renville-Sibley Cooperative General Manager

Winona, MN – Hiawatha Broadband Communications, Inc., (HBC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Toby Brummer as Renville-Sibley Fiber Cooperative (RS Fiber) General Manager.

Toby Brummer

HBC CEO Dan Pecarina said, “Toby has all the qualities of the ideal General Manager. He has proven management and communications experience, has operated his own network construction company, and has performed nearly every job function in this industry. We are very fortunate to have Toby leading our team.”

“I am very excited to be a part of such a grassroots project that was really brought to the forefront by Renville and Sibley County residents who wanted to provide the best broadband opportunities possible for their friends and neighbors,” said Brummer. “They realize that the key to economic development, improvement of quality of life, and bringing new families to the area is being connected.”

RS Fiber Cooperative and HBC are working together to bring a new fiber network to Sibley County and portions of Renville, Nicollet, and McLeod Counties. The project will bring fiber-optic Internet, Video, and Phone services to ten cities and seventeen townships. Construction will be completed in two phases over the next five to six years with Phase One beginning the first week of June. The initial network construction phase is projected to cost $15 million.


Dwelle Promoted to Sales Manager for Hiawatha Broadband Communications, Inc.

Hiawatha Broadband Communications, Inc. (HBC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Tom Dwelle as Sales Manager.

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Tom Dwelle

For the past 3 years, Dwelle has served as a Senior Account Executive serving customers in the Red Wing and Lake City areas. Dwelle said he is excited about his new responsibilities as Sales Manager at HBC.

“I have enjoyed my past 3 years working at HBC and look forward to the challenges ahead as the Sales Manager,” Dwelle said, “I look forward to working with our current and future customers and helping their businesses grow.”

HBC Chief Operations Officer David Adcock said, “We are very pleased that Tom has accepted the challenge of leading our sales team and the responsibility of taking the team to higher levels of success in the communities HBC serves. Tom is the epitome of an honest and trusted sales professional.”

Dwelle has been very active in the Red Wing and Lake City communities. He was recently elected President of the Lake City Chamber of Commerce and also serves on the Red Wing Downtown Main Street committee.