NEW KNOXVILLE — NKTelco has acquired wireless Internet provider Hardin-Net.
The company announced the acquisition recently with the transfer in ownership effective Nov. 27. The wireless Internet provider enables many rural customers in Allen, Hardin, Marion, Union and Logan counties to connect to the Internet, a company official said in a written statement.
There will be no interruptions in service or change in pricing, NKTelco officials said in the statement.
NKTelco plans to take steps to increase the reliability of service and boost speed. NKTelco has been providing Internet service since 2006 serving numerous rural communities in Northwest Ohio.
NKTelco’s parent company is the New Knoxville Telephone Co., which has been in business since 1905.