As more and more of our daily lives become more intertwined with online entertainment and services, internet access has become a home utility along with electricity and running water. Boards can take for granted that every resident in their building or community association wants reliable, fast internet service. While many communities leave the selection of service providers to individual owners, others—especially those with shared community spaces in which people expect wireless access—have to decide as a board which available provider is right for their association.
The Nevada Cooperator spoke with representatives of several major telecom providers to discuss what’s currently available for associations – as well as with management professionals to talk about his client communities’ dealings with these increasingly essential service providers.
Andrew Ringer, a community association manager with Ideal Community Management in Las Vegas
The Nevada Cooperator: Have you had any issues with any of your telecom service providers?
AR: “The only thing that I’ve really experienced is that CenturyLink does not have fast enough speeds in all areas for our digital cameras to properly function. But that’s the extent of our problems.”