Big River Launches Tower Bringing Broadband to Bonne Terre

Sep 08, 2014

Bonne Terre – Furthering its mission to deliver affordable high-speed Internet service to underserved areas of Southeast Missouri, Big River Communications will officially launch another tower in Bonne Terre, MO on Thursday, September 18th.  The tower is located at the intersection of Hwy K and Hwy D. The Big River Bus will be open for 3 days in the parking lot of Save-A-Lot. The Save-A-Lot is located at 3 Northwood Dr, Bonne Terre, MO 63628. Big River Customer Experience Representatives will be on hand to demonstrate the service and answer questions. Members of the community who would like to learn more about Big River Communications and sign up for high-speed Internet service can visit the bus between the hours of noon and 7 p.m. September 18th and 19th and from 10am to 4 p.m. September 20th. Those who cannot visit the bus are encouraged to come by Big River Communications office at 101 S Jefferson Street Farmington or call 1-855-BIG-RIVER (1-855-244-7483).

Big River is committed to building 58 towers in 7 counties of Southeast Missouri; this one is the 43rd. In addition to Bonne Terre, the intended service areas include parts of Washington, Ste. Genevieve, St. Francois, Bollinger, Madison, Cape Girardeau County, and Perry counties.

Mike Howe, General Manager of Big River Communications explains, “In some areas people have several choices for high-speed Internet service. But in the smaller communities, we frequently are the only affordable, reliable choice. We are very proud to be able to provide this service and to employ local people to serve their communities.”

Big River Communications is a full-service telecommunications provider offering wireless Internet, telephone and fiber-based Internet solutions to the residential, business and education markets in southern Missouri.  Big River Communications owns and operates a state-of-the-art 4G LTE network, which ensures customers high-speed connections with the absolute best technology and service available.  More information can be found at

  1. joe_graffi

    2 questions: How fast is fast? DSL fast (300 kbs) or cable fast (1-3 MPS or more)? When is someone going to address Ripley County? DSL is available to those who live close enough to a Windstream “switch”. Most do not live that close. Cable internet is not offered.