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Drive business growth with rural America marketing insights

Are you ready for actionable marketing insight you can apply to help you reach, connect and convert rural American consumers? Hop in the front seat as you’ll be riding shotgun with Cliff Callis, your OUTdrive host, as he takes you down the road to success.

Aug 2, 2022

Rural Americans and their operations are what keep the world running. Just like anyone else, these business owners, manufacturers and farmers need access to reliable internet, but many rural areas lack a reliable connection or wifi. GoNetspeed, a fiber internet provider formerly known as Otelco, is out to change that. In this episode, Rick Lashley, Director of Wireless Operations and Product Development, explains the company’s primary goal of running fiber to rural American communities to support their business and lifestyle. 

What you’ll learn: 

  • Rick’s responsibilities as Director of Wireless Operations and Product Development
  • Rick’s favorite parts about serving rural America
  • The purpose and focus of GoNetspeed
  • The relationship between GoNetspeed and the Missouri State Fair
  • Insight on why rural Americans are underserved by their fiber and how GoNetspeed fills the gap
  • How to get in touch with GoNetSpeed at
  • The role GoNetspeed has in Military Appreciation Day at the Missouri State Fair
  • Details about how the internet and technology has changed and grown 
  • The role of the good people that make sure rural Americans can depend on their internet connection