The Pacific Northwest Rural Broadband Alliance, with bases in Missoula and Washington state, supports our co-op as an operational and technological advisor.

In 2020, the non-profit launched their flagship network in Missoula and will soon be launching additional networks in Washington State.

PNBRBA facilitates the development of our autonomous co-op with:

  • Technical input, education, and resources regarding 
    • ISP operations, 
    • Althea and other decentralized technology platforms, 
    • Broadband market information 
  • On-site demonstrations of Althea and wireless technology 
  • Training of field technicians and operation technicians 
  • Remote and on-site help with installations, network maintenance, and upgrades 
  • Providing wholesale bandwidth for the co-op’s network 
  • Additional professional and technical services as needed 

Learn more about the Pacific Northwest Rural Broadband Alliance at