ROOSEVELT, Utah, November 19, 2020 — The Rural Independent Network Alliance (RINA Wireless) is excited to announce its newest partner Illinois Valley Cellular (IVC). IVC is a full-service mobile wireless provider serving eight counties in North-Central Illinois.
“IVC recently completed a multimillion-dollar 4G-LTE network enhancement and we now look forward to bringing improved and expanded coverage with our RINA Wireless hosting partnership” said Melissa Rauh, Chief Operations Officer, of Illinois Valley Cellular.
RINA Wireless continues to expand its service offerings, including offering a CBRS buildout solution in partnership with Ericsson, to rural wireless service providers. With multiple carriers throughout 21 states, RINA Wireless is committed to serving rural America.
“IVC was one of the first independent wireless phone operators in Illinois and we’re so proud to have them join our growing family” said Dennie Mecham, Chief Operations Officer, RINA Wireless. “Our ongoing growth means we continue to make wireless infrastructure, solutions and services sellable and profitable for rural wireless providers.”
About RINA Wireless
The RINA Wireless Networks is a peer-to-peer combination of independent communication service providers (CSPs) joining forces to secure the future of rural America, currently hosting multiple carriers with all the services needed to be in complete compliance with service offerings that Tier 1 carriers deliver. For over 15 years, RINA Wireless has been providing wireless switching services, core hosting and investment in infrastructure, making them a proven, reliable source for hosting other carriers. Partnering with RINA Wireless mitigates business and technology risk to yield successful and profitable deployment of mobile network services. RINA Wireless believes in rural America and in the virtues of independence, community, and family. RINA Wireless also believes that irrespective of geography, every individual should have access to modern communications services that maintain those valuable connections. rinawireless.com
Illinois Valley Cellular is devoted to providing excellent cellular service to the people of north central Illinois. The company serves Illinois RSA 2, an eight-county area running from the Indiana state line to south of Chicago, to near Peoria, Illinois and then on towards the Iowa state line (LaSalle, Bureau, Putnam, Marshall, Stark, Livingston, Ford and Iroquois counties). www.ivcel.com
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Dennie Mecham, COO