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Lehi Fiber Network Celebrates Inaugural Customer

June 12, 2023

The deployment of the Lehi Fiber Network is well underway, with the first resident officially turning up today. By the end of this project, every subscribing home, business, and anchor institution wil

Strata's 70th Annual Meeting Highlights Fiber Expansion and Contributions to the Community

June 06, 2023

Strata Networks held its 70th Annual Meeting on June 1, bringing together members, stakeholders, and employees to discuss the cooperative’s developments and plans for the future. During the meeting,

Strata Named Business of the Year

May 22, 2023

Strata Networks is thrilled to announce that the Vernal Area Chamber of Commerce has recognized it as Business of the Year in the Service category. This prestigious award is given to businesses that h

Strata Networks Unveils New Logo

May 18, 2023

Strata Networks is proud to unveil its new company logo, celebrating the start of a new chapter for the member-owned company. The fresh new mark, which features a modern design and bolder look, is p

Friends Against Family Violence to Receive STRATA Charity Golf Classic Proceeds

April 12, 2023

STRATA Networks announced that the proceeds from their 22nd Annual Charity Golf Classic will be donated to Friends Against Family Violence (FAFV), a community-based charity supporting those in the tri

STRATA’s 3G Wireless Network Set to Retire at Start of 2023

December 16, 2022

STRATA Networks plans to decommission its 3G CDMA wireless network at the start of 2023 in order to make room for next-generation technologies. This network change is occurring industry-wide, with mos

American Fork Partners with STRATA Networks to Build City Fiber Network

November 17, 2022

American Fork City has announced a partnership with STRATA Networks to design and deploy an all-fiber network throughout the city, bringing internet speeds up to 10 Gbps to American Fork residents and

STRATA Hosts 3rd Annual STRATA Service Day

November 01, 2022

On October 22, 2022, STRATA Networks hosted their third annual STRATA Service Day, which brought together employees from around the Uintah Basin to volunteer to “Paint the Town STRATA Red.” Planne

STRATA Networks and Avative Announce Merger

October 11, 2022

STRATA Networks, the largest independent telecommunications cooperative in Utah, announced that it has acquired a majority stake in Avative, an Internet Service Provider based in Saratoga Springs. Thi

Lehi City Hosts Ceremonial Fiber Cutting in Partnership with STRATA

September 15, 2022

On September 6, 2022, officials from Lehi City and STRATA Networks gathered for a fiber-cutting ceremony commemorating the start of construction on the Lehi City Fiber Network. Lehi City has partnere

STRATA Networks Presents a $36,000 Donation to Con Amore School

September 12, 2022

Following their 21st Annual Charity Golf Classic held last spring, STRATA Networks presented a record-breaking donation to the Con Amore School in Myton, Utah on August 24th. Con Amore School, serving

STRATA Hosts 69th Annual Meeting for Cooperative Members

June 17, 2022

STRATA Networks hosted its 69th Annual Meeting on Thursday, June 16th at Union High School, where members enjoyed a customer appreciation barbeque, followed by a business meeting that provided updates

STRATA Networks' Charity Golf Classic to Benefit Con Amore School

May 17, 2022

STRATA Networks is excited to announce that the proceeds from their 2022 Charity Golf Classic will be donated to the Con Amore School. Located in Myton City, the school provides individualized educati

STRATA Transitioning to 100% VoLTE Wireless Network

May 05, 2022

STRATA Networks is rolling out its Voice over LTE (VoLTE) wireless network, with plans to transition completely to VoLTE by the end of 2022. With VoLTE, customers will notice improved voice quality du

STRATA to Sponsor Local Students to Tour Washington, D.C.

April 13, 2022

Six local high school students have been selected by STRATA to attend the 2022 Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) Youth Tour to Washington, D.C. this June. This group of students will get the opportun

FCC Launches Affordable Connectivity Program

March 03, 2022

Emergency Broadband Benefit Program Transitions to New Affordable Connectivity Program (March 3, 2022, Roosevelt, Utah) STRATA Networks customers may be eligible to receive a discount on internet ser

Lehi City Partners with Strata Networks

December 29, 2021

Lehi, Utah (December 29, 2021) – Lehi City announced that they have solidified a partnership with STRATA Networks to build an all-fiber network throughout the City. The agreement will be finalized i

Serving Those Who Served Us: STRATA Networks Assists in American Legion Reconstruction

November 19, 2021

In recognition of Veterans Day, November 11, 2021, STRATA Networks announced their role in the reconstruction of the American Legion Post 22 building in Duchesne, Utah. The American Legion Post 22 bui

STRATA Celebrates 10,000+ Fiber Locations with 10K Race

August 31, 2021

On the morning of Saturday, August 28, 2021, STRATA held a 10K for 10K Fiber Locations race during the Dinah “Soar” Days Hot Air Balloon Festival in Vernal, Utah. As the sun came up and the hot ai

STRATA Networks Named a Smart Rural Community Provider

August 31, 2021

STRATA Networks has recently been recognized by the NTCA – The Rural Broadband Association as a Smart Rural Community (SRC) and Gig-Certified Provider. The SRC is a national network of communities p

3,000+ More Rural Locations to Receive STRATA Fiber Through USDA ReConnect Grant

August 11, 2021

STRATA Networks has been awarded a grant of $24.5 million from the second round of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) ReConnect program. These funds will help deploy a fiber-to-th

STRATA Announces Plans to Retire 3G Network

August 05, 2021

STRATA announced that they will be decommissioning its 3G CDMA wireless network on December 31, 2022, to make room for next-generation technologies, including 5G. Like all other major wireless carrier

STRATA’s Fiber Network Now Reaches 10,000+ Locations

July 26, 2021

Ten thousand locations in the Uintah Basin are now fed with STRATA Networks’ fiber-optic internet, giving them access to some of the fastest internet speeds in the country. This fiber infrastructur

STRATA Sponsors "Hunger Project" to Help Local Families in Need

July 20, 2021

On July 17th, approximately 200 volunteers gathered to assemble nearly 30,000 meal kits that were donated to people within the Uintah Basin that are in need. The service project, referred to as a “H

STRATA Announces Changes to Executive Leadership Team

July 20, 2021

STRATA Networks announced the recent retirement of two dedicated members of their executive leadership team and has subsequently named their successors.  Assistant Manager Jeff Goodrich reti

STRATA Hosts 68th Annual Meeting for Cooperative Members

June 11, 2021

STRATA hosted its 68th Annual Meeting on Thursday, June 10th at Union High School where members enjoyed a customer appreciation barbeque, followed by a business meeting that provided updates on the Co

Emergency Broadband Benefit Program Available to STRATA Customers

May 17, 2021

STRATA Networks announced their participation in the Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) Program, a new Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program. The temporary EBB program will help to lower the

STRATA Partners with USU and UBTech to Fund Technology Programs

May 12, 2021

This spring, STRATA pledged to donate $140,000 to support technology-centered educational programs offered from Uintah Basin Technical College (UBTech) and Utah State University-Uintah Basin (USU). ST

STRATA Bestows Nearly $50,000 in Local Scholarships

May 03, 2021

STRATA Networks’ commitment to provide financial assistance to local high school and non-traditional students pursuing higher education was evident with the recent bestowing of close to $50,000 

STRATA Announces New Voting Process for Board of Directors Election

April 29, 2021

STRATA Networks announced that they will be transitioning to a new voting process for this year’s Board of Directors election. Late last year, their Board of Directors voted to amend the Cooperative

STRATA Connects Communities

January 01, 2021

Justin Hansen describes growing up in the Uintah Basin, riding four-wheelers and snowmobiling with his dad, like living in a Norman Rockwell painting. But he also grew up with a passion for informatio

STRATA to Build Fiber to Areas with the Most Customer Demand

November 04, 2020

STRATA Networks announces, a new platform that will allow Uintah Basin residents the opportunity to have a say where the next fiber location is built. One of the most f

STRATA Announces Their Largest Charity Golf Classic Donation

October 30, 2020

Volunteers of Keeping Love in Communities (KLiC), a Uintah Basin non-profit organization who helps individuals who are fighting cancer, were given a great surprise on Friday evening during the Duchesn

STRATA Celebrates the Completion of a 2-Year Project to Bring Fiber to Daggett County

September 04, 2020

STRATA Networks announced the completion of an extensive 68-mile fiber-optic project that now connects schools, health clinics, and communities within Daggett County to STRATA’s fiber-optic network.

STRATA Announces Updated Format for Annual Charity Golf Classic

August 06, 2020

STRATA Networks announced that their Annual Charity Golf Classic will be transitioning to a new format, due to the evolving COVID-19 crisis. This new format will allow teams to schedule tee-times and

Postponement of 2020 Annual Meeting and Election

July 01, 2020

The annual meeting of the members of UBTA-UBET Communications Inc., dba STRATA Networks has previously been postponed because of Covid 19 guidelines and health and safety concerns. After further

STRATA Awards More Than $30,000 In Local Scholarships

May 13, 2020

STRATA Networks’ ongoing commitment to support the educational and career paths of our future community leaders includes bestowing annual scholarships. These scholarships are awarded to graduating h

STRATA Partners with V6 Media to Provide Graduation Coverage

May 05, 2020

High school and college students across the country have been impacted in major ways due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Graduates are facing the prospect of a graduation with no ceremony and no

STRATA Postpones Events Due to Health Concerns

March 31, 2020

STRATA Networks announced that due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic crisis and as part of the directive given by Governor Gary R. Herbert on March 25, 2020, several upcoming community events are

STRATA Responds to Coronavirus Threat

March 12, 2020

We are closely monitoring the news about the public health concerns posed by COVID-19 (otherwise known as Coronavirus).  This message is intended to provide updates regarding STRATA’s effo

STRATA Connects Manila to Fiber-Optic Network

March 06, 2020

STRATA Networks announced that the infrastructure has been completed to connect Manila High School and Uintah Basin Medical Center’s Manila Health Clinic to their fiber-optic network, giving those f

STRATA Receives USDA ReConnect Funds to Provide Broadband to Rural Areas of the Uintah Basin

February 20, 2020

STRATA Networks announced that it has been selected to receive a loan-grant combination in the amount $23.6 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) ReConnect program. The funds will be

Strata Sponsors Students to Attend Leadership Camp

July 12, 2019

Last week, twelve high school seniors from around the Basin were sponsored by STRATA to attend a weeklong leadership camp at Snow College. The group was led by recent Union High School graduate, Mailo

STRATA Dedicates Day to Service

July 01, 2019

On Saturday, June 29th, STRATA celebrated their first service day where nearly 100 STRATA employees and family members, gathered to volunteer in different areas of the Uintah Basin.  In Vernal,

STRATA Holds 66th Annual Meeting

June 13, 2019

STRATA hosted its 66th Annual Meeting on Thursday, June 13th at Union High School where an estimated 1,100 people attended. Elections were held for the Randlett, Tabiona, and Vernal districts. The fol

STRATA Surprises Turning Point Shelter with $20,000 Donation

June 11, 2019

On Monday, June 10th, The Turning Point Homeless Shelter in Vernal was surprised with a $20,000 donation which was the result of STRATA’s 2019 Annual Charity Golf Classic.  Last month, STRATA

STRATA Invites Members to Annual Meeting

June 07, 2019

STRATA Networks will hold its 66th Annual Meeting on Thursday, June 13th, at Union High School. Members of the telecommunications cooperative are invited to a complimentary dinner from 4:30-6:30 p.m.,

Local Students Receive Scholarships and Trip to Washington, DC

May 07, 2019

STRATA Networks will sponsor six local high school students to visit Washington, DC this summer. Anthony McKee (Uintah High), Kamaile Wickel (Duchesne High), Cragun Miller, (Union High), DeLanee Theen

Local Gamers Compete in Super Smash Bros. Tournament in Roosevelt

April 02, 2019

Local gamers competed in a Super Smash Bros. Ultimate doubles tournament hosted by STRATA Networks last Friday. Sixteen teams competed in a double elimination style tournament until one winning team e

STRATA Provides Opportunities For Local Youth

January 16, 2019

STRATA Networks is accepting applications for their scholarship program and other youth opportunities. The cooperative will be awarding up to $50,000 in scholarships graduating seniors whose parents o

STRATA Receives “Connectivity” Award from UBTech

December 07, 2018

On November 13, STRATA Networks received a “Connectivity” award from Uintah Basin Technical College. This award is given to companies and individuals for their industry connectivity and engagement

STRATA Appoints a New Vice President of Finance

November 01, 2018

STRATA Networks announces the appointment of the current Chief Financial Officer, Karl Searle, as the organization’s new Vice President of Finance. Prior to being named VP of Finance, Mr. Searle has

STRATA Networks To Host 3rd Annual Gaming Event

October 02, 2018

STRATA Networks is excited to host their third annual STRATA Gaming Series event on November 10that the Uintah Conference Center in Vernal.  This year’s event is expected to be better than eve

Dollar Ridge Fire Update

July 11, 2018

STRATA Networks issued a summary of the impacts of the Dollar Ridge Fire today. As of Wednesday, July 11th, the Dollar Ridge Fire is 50% contained, however, the full effects and damages to STRATA faci

STRATA Hosts 65th Annual Meeting

June 21, 2018

The 65th Annual Meeting of STRATA Networks was held June 21 at the Roosevelt Jr. High School. Elections were held for the Roosevelt, Neola, and Altamont Districts. The following were elected to serve

STRATA To Celebrate 65 Years at Annual Meeting

June 07, 2018

STRATA Networks will hold its 65th Annual Meeting on Thursday, June 21st, at the Roosevelt Jr. High School. Members of the cooperative are invited to a complimentary dinner from 4:30-6:30 p.m., follow

STRATA Sponsors Students To Tour Washington D.C.

April 11, 2018

STRATA Networks has selected six high school students to attend the Foundation for Rural Service's (FRS) Annual Youth Tour to Washington, D.C this summer. Bryson Pugh (Altamont High School), McKinlee

STRATA Networks Pledges $135,000 For Technology Training Program

April 09, 2018

STRATA Networks announced today that they have pledged to donate $135,000 to UBTech to help fund a technology-based training program for students in the Uintah Basin. STRATA’s donation will be award

Proceeds From STRATA Charity Golf Classic to Benefit UBAOG's Home Delivered Meals Program

March 08, 2018

STRATA Networks announced that they will host their 17th Annual Charity Golf Classic this spring, with proceeds benefitting the Home Delivered Meals Program administered through the Uintah Basin Assoc

STRATA Responds to Verizon Disconnects

September 13, 2017

Due to the many questions that STRATA has received regarding Verizon’s recent decision to disconnect customers who have excessive data usage outside of the Verizon network, STRATA is issuing this fo

Overwatch Tournament Coming to Vernal

August 20, 2017

Registration is open for the Uintah Basin’s very first Overwatch tournament, brought to you by the STRATA Gaming Series. The tournament is scheduled for August 19th at the Uintah Conference Center a

STRATA Holds 64th Annual Meeting

June 23, 2017

STRATA NETWORKS held its 64th Annual Meeting on Thursday, June 22nd at the Roosevelt Jr. High School where an estimated one thousand community members attended. Elections were held for board position

STRATA Networks Data Center Opens the Basin Up to the World

April 15, 2017

The plain, nondescript building STRATA Networks is now occupying in Vernal gives no indication of the amount of cutting edge technology that is housed inside it. Strata’s new data center is ready to

Your Local ISP's Perspective On Internet Privacy Ruling

April 13, 2017

Congress’s recent decision to repeal the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)’s previously proposed internet privacy rules has raised questions for some internet users concerned that their pers

STRATA's Charity Golf Classic to Benefit KLiC

March 17, 2017

STRATA Networks is excited to announce that the proceeds from their 16th Annual Charity Golf Classic will be donated to KLiC (Keeping Love in Communities). The tournaments will take place on May 12th

STRATA Announces Gig Internet Speeds

January 20, 2017

STRATA Networks recently announced that they are now offering internet speeds up to 1 Gigabit per second, becoming the first and only internet provider offering Gigabit service to the Uintah Basin ove

STRATA Provides Opportunities for Local Youth

January 17, 2017

STRATA Networks is now accepting applications for scholarships and other youth programs. The cooperative will be awarding several scholarships this year to students whose parents or guardians are memb

Fiber-optic internet coming to Daggett County

January 01, 2017

The Utah Education and Telehealth Network and Strata Networks plan to bring fiber-optic internet service to Daggett County by spring 2019, greatly improving the speed of service to the area. For now,

STRATA Networks to Host Black Ops III Gaming Tournament in Vernal

August 01, 2016

STRATA Networks will host the Uintah Basin’s very first Black Ops III video game tournament on August 20, 2016 at the Uintah Conference Center in Vernal. The winning team will be awarded a $1,000 gr

STRATA Networks Holds 63rd Annual Meeting

June 16, 2016

STRATA NETWORKS held its 63rd Annual Meeting on Thursday, June 16, at the Roosevelt Jr. High School. STRATA members and customers enjoyed a barbeque dinner, saw demonstrations of new developments in t

STRATA's Charity Golf Classic to Benefit Food Pantries

March 01, 2016

STRATA Networks will host its 15th Annual Charity Golf Classic on May 13th at the Roosevelt City Golf Course & May 20th at the Vernal Dinaland Golf Course, with proceeds benefitting local food pantrie

VTV Invites Community to Tour New Studio

February 05, 2016

On Tuesday, February 16, VTV Channel 6 will celebrate the opening of its new building at 2276 W Hwy 40 in Vernal, which houses a brand new, cutting-edge television studio. The community is invited to

STRATA Accepting Applications for Scholarships & Youth Programs

January 19, 2016

Uintah Basin high school students can now apply for STRATA’s scholarships and youth programs. Graduating seniors, whose parents are members of the cooperative, can apply for a variety of scholarship
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