Broadband Development Group Joins RasorNET

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The addition of the newest member to the RasorNET consortium provides more connectivity options for Arkansas and the surrounding region.


“We’re excited to have BDG as part of RasorNET. Their technology and service will allow us to reach beyond our existing fiber network to underserved areas within the state of Arkansas." Mark Lundy, President of RasorNET

Broadband Development Group (BDG) is pleased to announce that they have joined RasorNET.

RasorNET is an Arkansas based consortium of five regional carriers that have built and deployed fiber networks to several markets across Arkansas. Today, RasorNET’s members reach over 150 rural communities in and around Arkansas, as well as 350+ communities in Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas. RasorNET provides broadband connectivity for several types of companies including: national cellular providers, regional cable MSO’s, and several enterprise customers. With the addition of BDG, RasorNET will be able to give Arkansas and the surrounding region more options for broadband.

“Our HyperLeap Internet Service has created a stir since we launched last fall in downtown Little Rock. Consumers love the high speed, affordability, and instant activation. Business customers love rapid installation and reliability. Property owners enjoy a competitive advantage when our HyperLeap service is installed at their properties. We are looking forward to working with the RasorNET members to help reach areas of the state that are underserved, and we can do this by working together and combining our networks and resources.” states Lou McAlister, CEO of BDG.

“We’re excited to have BDG as part of RasorNET. Their technology and service will allow us to reach beyond our existing fiber network to underserved areas within the state of Arkansas. Also we look forward to having Lou join our Board of Directors. His experience and connections will allow us to further develop partnerships and opportunities as we look to serve customers across the state of Arkansas,“ states Mark Lundy, President of RasorNET.

About BDG:
Broadband Development Group (BDG) was formed to address the growing demand for reliable high-performance, affordable broadband internet access to residential and business customers in Multi-Tenant Units. BDG’s network architecture and business model to deliver broadband to these market segments at an affordable cost with speeds up to 600% faster. Today, BDG offer’s services to several multi-tenant buildings in downtown Little Rock including: the Venture Center, the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce, the LR Tech Park @107, and the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub under the HyperLeap brand.

To learn more, visit or call 501-291-1204

About RasorNET:
Established in early 2012, RasorNET is a consortium of regional carriers that was formed to provide robust connectivity between major metropolitan areas and rural communities in and around the state of Arkansas. These strategic new fiber transport routes are ideal because they: are more direct, have lower latency, are geographically diverse, and are built using the latest in fiber and switching technology. In addition to Arkansas, RasorNET has direct Carrier Ethernet connectivity to 28 statewide rural networks as well as several key carrier hotel locations around the US. RasorNET offers Carrier Ethernet Transport, and Internet Access at connection speeds of 100Mbps to 100Gbps.

For more information please visit or call 870-336-1668

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