Pictured above are State Technical College Lead Instructor of Telecommunications Options Dan Ramsay (left), GHTC Plant Manager Gene Dinwiddie (center), and GHTC Central Office Supervisor Bill Peterson (right) alongside some of the donated fiber optic equipment.

GH Telephone Corp. Donates Fiber Optic Equipment to State Technical College

Green Hills Telephone Corporation (GHTC) of Breckenridge, MO recently donated fiber optic equipment to the State Technical College of Missouri for their Networking Systems Technology program. The program offers students the opportunity to learn advanced communications technologies, including local and wide-area networking (LAN/WAN), voice communications, and Ethernet delivery.

“This equipment will provide our students the ability to access the latest fiber optic technology. It will give each student ‘hands-on’ experience and offer them the opportunity to see how these technologies are deployed across the world,” says Dan Ramsay, the Lead Instructor for the Telecommunications program.

Graduates from this program will be able to provide customers with the latest services including telecommunication network switching, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), wireless communications, and fiber optics.

“Green Hills is proud to support the State Technical College’s Networking Systems program,” says Green Hills Plant Manager, Gene Dinwiddie. “Naturally, its telecommunications curriculum is near and dear to our hearts, and we are glad this equipment will help students learn the latest enhancements in fiber optic and broadband technology.”

About State Technical College of Missouri:

State Technical College of Missouri prepares students for profitable employment and a life of learning. As Missouri’s only public two-year college with a mission specializing in technical education, the school offers over 35 programs in both emerging and traditional technologies. Campus locations can be found in Linn, Mexico, Jefferson City, Poplar Bluff, Trenton, and St. Charles. Visit the State Technical College on the web at http://www.statetechmo.edu.

About Green Hills Telephone:

Green Hills Telephone is a local broadband telecommunications provider serving 5 counties in north central Missouri with a full suite of communications services. Headquartered in Breckenridge, Missouri, Green Hills continues to expand its services including local and long distance phone service, high speed Internet, unified communications, Ethernet connectivity and customized networking solutions. Green Hills invests heavily in the communities it serves by deploying proven, best in class infrastructure and technology while pairing it with a world class customer-focused experience.

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