Category Archives: FRII turns 20

From Concept to Reality: 20 Years of Connecting Communities

In the spring of 1995 Brad Ward and Andy Neely were closing in on the end of their college careers at Colorado State University. With that, came the unfortunate reality of losing access to their school internet accounts. With no options for fast, reliable residential Internet Service Providers in Fort Collins, the two visionaries took…
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People still use dial-up?

Although called dial-up, a dial up connection is actually calls out through your computer, not a rotary phone. When FRII started in 1995, all of our customers were dial-up users. There was no broadband. And we still have many customers on dial-up. Inspired by Verizon's acquisition of AOL, CNET recently questioned why anyone would still…
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