WELCOME TO THE FUTURE

If you want crazy fast Internet for your home or business
switch to Rock Falls FIBERNET

Starting at only $75/mo

FIBERNET BY ROCK FALLS UTILITIES

Why FIBERNET?

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No Data Limits

Stop worrying about using too much Internet!  Download as much as you want - it's all included in your price.

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Gigabit Speeds

FIBERNET offers speeds of up to a Gigabit in the City of Rock Falls!  Click here to see the difference in action.

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24/7 Support

Enjoy local customer service and 24/7 technical assistance with FIBERNET.

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Cut the Cord

Save BIG by eliminating your expensive cable bills.  Click here to learn how easy it is to save by streaming!

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Built in Free WiFi

WiFI is built right into the FIBERNET gateway, so there is no need for you to buy extra equipment.

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No Equipment Rentals

Stop wasting money paying extra to rent equipment required to get the service you're paying for.

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No Contracts

Don't get forced into a long-term contract.  You'll be so happy with FIBERNET, you'll never want to leave.

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Net Neutral ISP

Welcome to the open web, where unlimited means unlimited and you can access the web as it was intended.

FIBERHOODS

Is FIBERNET Available Where I Live?

Rock Falls FIBERNET Internet service is going to deploy Gigabit Fiber to the home using the “Fiberhood” model. The service area is divided into 26 Fiberhoods with approximately 250 homes within each Fiberhood. When 45% of the residences within a Fiberhood have pre-subscribed for FIBERNET internet service, and have paid the installation fee, the City will complete the build out.

FIBERNET Internet Service will be available to residents within the City, as well as Rock Falls electric customers outside city limits.

AFFORDABLE, CRAZY FAST INTERNET

Choose the speed you need!

The difference between FIBERNET and its competitors

How fast is FIBERNET Gigabit?

Buffering? What buffering?

Watch the difference in downloading a 1080P HD Movie (8,000 Megabytes)

FIBERNET Gigabit
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(1 Minute 4 Seconds)
Cable - 105Mbps
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(10 Minute 9 Seconds)
DSL - 10Mbps
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(1 Hour 46 Minute 40 Seconds)
Save BIG with FIBERNET

Cut the Cord and Stream What You Love!

Rock Falls FIBERNET internet service will provide you with reliable internet broadband to allow you to “CUT THE CORD” with your high price cable company on both your television and phone packages.

Learn how easy it is to save money and enjoy live streaming TV, including sports and entertainment channels, and reliable phone service at a fraction of the cost.

5-Steps to 'Cut the Cord'

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    Step 1

    Sign up for Rock Falls FIBERNET internet services. Our internet service will provide you with the capability to live stream with NO buffering.

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    Step 2

    Decide about skinny bundles and subscriptions. Do your own research and choose the one best for your home.

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    Step 3

    Choose a streaming device, like a Smart TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, and more!

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    Step 4

    Build or buy a TV antenna for local channels.

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    Step 5

    Prepare to brag to your family and friends about all the $$$ you’re saving!

How do I start 'cutting the cord'?

Step 1

STEP 1
Sign up today for Rock Falls FIBERNET internet services.

  • No Data Limits
  • Free built-in Wi-Fi
  • No equipment rentals
  • No contracts
  • Local Customer Service
  • 24/7 Tech Assistance
  • Fast Reliable Service

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STEP 2
WHAT’S A “SKINNY BUNDLE”?
A “Skinny Bundle” usually refers to companies who offer much less expensive packages with less channels than the traditional bundle of 100 or 200 channels. Rock Falls FIBERNET internet services will give you the freedom to explore all the options. Here is a list of a few subscription services available that offer “skinny bundles” of cable channels for prices as little as $16 per month.

  • DirecTV Now
  • fuboTV Premier
  • Hulu With Live TV
  • PlayStation Vue
  • Sling TV
  • YouTube TV

SUBSCRIPTION SERVICES
There are more than 200 streaming services competing for your business. Do your research and see which works best for you. Many of these have FREE TRIALS, but you’ll need to make sure you have enough internet bandwidth to support these subscription services. Rock Falls FIBERNET internet services will give you the freedom to choose whichever subscription works best for you. We recommend that you go to Consumer Reports for the complete list and reviews of all the subscription services available.
www.consumerreports.org

But I can’t live without sports channels...
Check out a free trial of SlingTV or fuboTV which offers a sports-first channel lineup with PAC-12 and Big Ten Network alongside entertainment channels.

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STEP 3
STREAMING DEVICES
You don’t need to have a “smart TV” to enjoy live streaming. A Streaming Device plugs into the HDMI port on your TV and allows it to connect to your home’s internet Wi-Fi, just like a smart TV. FIBERNET internet service has built-in Wi-Fi which will make this process much easier. pcmag.com is a great resource to do a side by side comparison of all of the streaming devices available. You can make a one-time purchase for as little as $35. And then follow the easy step by step instructions to sign up for the subscription service or skinny bundles that you have selected. Below are a few choices for streaming devices but do your homework and decide which one is best for you.

  • Amazon Fire Stick
  • Apple TV
  • Google Chromecast
  • Nvidia Shield
  • Roku Streaming Stick
  • Roku Ultra

Step 4

STEP 4
TV ANTENNAS ARE COOL AGAIN!
TV antennas can receive high definition feed of local channels delivering sports, local news and major networks. ALL FREE FOR LIFE! You can even record all that free programming with a HDHomeRun tuner, TiVo OTA DVR or Tablo tuner.

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STEP 5
Nothing left to do but brag to your family and friends about the money you saved by signing up for Rock Falls FIBERNET internet services and cutting the cord!

Save more money with VoIP Phone Service

What's VoIP?

VoIP is an acronym for Voice Over Internet Protocol, or in more common terms phone service over the Internet.

With FIBERNET internet connection you can get phone service delivered through your Internet connection instead of from your local phone company or as part of a high priced cable company package.

Why Switch?

Four good reasons to switch to VoIP

  1. Lower Monthly Rates & Fees
    VoIP is available at much lower prices than traditional phones because the technology you need is built into your FIBERNET internet connection.
  2. Unlimited Local & Long Distance
    VoIP calls go from point to point over the internet so all calls are technically a local call. This is why VoIP providers can offer all-inclusive calling plans for a low flat monthly fee.
  3. Premium Features Come Standard
    Most VoIP providers offer free features that you would pay additional fees for with traditional phone providers.
  4. Enhanced Flexibility & Scalability
    You can get specialized plans designed for your specific needs and make changes to your plan by adding or deleting features to fit your life.

What Do I Need?

When it comes to VoIP, there is a minimal amount of hardware required to get you connected to your new phone system. First and foremost, you need quality internet service through Rock Falls FIBERNET. Additionally, you will need an Analog Telephone Adapter (ATA) to convert your current home phone into a VoIP-optimized phone if you do not wish to purchase an IP phone. These adapters are normally provided for free by your residential VoIP provider and are easy to set up.

Can I Keep My Current Number?

The answer is yes, you can keep your existing number when switching to a VoIP phone service. Keeping your old number while switching to a new provider is called “portability”. The FCC recently ruled that all VoIP service providers should offer portability. When you are researching VoIP providers make sure to check if they offer it for free or if there is a fee.

Where Do I Start?

Here are just a few providers under $10.00 per month per month

Here are a few websites with side-by-side comparisons.

Yes, you can watch Sports without cable!

Step 1

STEP 1
Sign up today for Rock Falls FIBERNET internet services.

  • No Data Limits
  • Free built-in Wi-Fi
  • No equipment rentals
  • No contracts
  • Local Customer Service
  • 24/7 Tech Assistance
  • Fast Reliable Service

Step 2

STEP 2
STREAMING DEVICES
You don’t need to have a “smart TV” to enjoy live streaming. A Streaming Device plugs into the HDMI port on your TV and allows it to connect to your home’s internet Wi-Fi, just like a smart TV. FIBERNET internet service has built-in Wi-Fi which will make this process much easier. pcmag.com is a great resource to do a side by side comparison of all of the streaming devices available. You can make a one-time purchase for as little as $35. And then follow the easy step by step instructions to sign up for the subscription service or skinny bundles that you have selected. Below are a few choices for streaming devices but do your homework and decide which one is best for you.

  • Amazon Fire Stick
  • Apple TV
  • Google Chromecast
  • Nvidia Shield
  • Roku Streaming Stick
  • Roku Ultra

Step 3

STEP 3
Subscription Services

There are more than 200 streaming services competing for your business and many of them have sports packages available. Do your research and see which works best for you. Many of these have FREE TRIALS, but you’ll need to make sure you have enough internet bandwidth to support these subscription services. Rock Falls FIBERNET internet services will give you the freedom to choose whichever subscription works best for you. FuboTV, DIRECTV Now and Sling TV are popular streaming services for sports fans and they all offer a FREE TRIAL. Try them out today.

For information on streaming a specific sport without high priced cable, we recommend: groundedreason.com/watch-sports-without-cable/

Step 4

STEP 4

Nothing left to do but brag to your family and friends about the money you saved by signing up for Rock Falls FIBERNET internet services and cutting the cord on high priced cable sports packages. SIGN UP TODAY!

TV Antenna's Are Cool Again!

Why Get a TV Antenna?

TV antennas can receive high definition feed of local channels delivering sports, local news and major networks. ALL FREE FOR LIFE! You can even record all that free programming with a HDHomeRun tuner, TiVo OTA DVR or Tablo tuner.

Ready to sign-up for FIBERNET?

When you sign-up for FIBERNET you'll be added to our pre-subscriber list.  Once your shared Fiberhood reaches 45% of residents pre-subscribed we'll complete the build out, bringing FIBERNET to your home!