100% fiber, high-speed internet is now being offered by Ritter Communications to Harrison businesses. Ritter representatives spoke to the public Thursday morning at the Durand Center during a press conference. Speakers included Ritter Communications President Alan Morse, Ritter Vice President of Business Development Bob Mouser, Harrison Regional Chamber of Commerce President Bob Largent, Harrison School District Superintendent Dr. Stuart Pratt, and Harrison Mayor Jerry Jackson.

Morse spoke to his excitement to offer these products to Harrison businesses saying, “Our goal here is to give businesses a competitive advantage.” Ritter says their services will offer internet service to businesses at the speed of light. Ten gigabyte internet that will streamline business communications to make Harrison competitive with other communities when recruiting new industries to town.

Ritter’s first customer in Harrison was the Harrison Public School District. Superintendent, Dr. Stuart Pratt, spoke to his great satisfaction with the service Ritter has provided saying, “They have absolutely bent over backwards to make sure our students have what they need.” Harrison School District put their internet service out to bid in the spring.

Ritter started as a telephone company in 1906, and now serves 45,000 customers in 89 communities in 27 counties across Arkansas, Tennessee, and Missouri with telephone, internet, and digital TV services for residential and business customers.

Story by Coleman Taylor