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Darrington Internet Users Association (DIUA) is a non profit 501(c)(3) Internet Service Provider solving the rural internet divide.

Formed July of 2017 the Darrington Internet Users Association brings high speed internet to rural homes and businesses improving emergency service communications covering Arlington Heights to Darrington up to Sauk-Suiattle. With a planned release date of late 2018 our ground-breaking organization will destroy the rural internet divide enhancing the local economy and enabling residents to learn and explore the world wide web with features like no contracts, no data caps, local leadership, local support programs, users as shareholders, and being a nonprofit 501c3. 

 

Darrington Community

The Town of Darrington is a beautifully authentic rural mountain community. We are a place of genuine people, rugged landscape and a community carved by history. Our local identity rests on our relationship with the surrounding environment. Brilliant stars that shine at night can still be admired in a sky framed by snow capped peaks and mountains with native names and stories such as Skadulqwas and SoBalhiAlhi.

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Our Mission

Internet Service Provider solving the rural internet divide by Improving Access, Enhancing Public Safety, and Enabling Commerce through programs and services.

 

Our Opportunity

Our Solutions

  1. Enhancing Public Safety
  2. Improving Access
  3. Enabling Commerce
  4. Providing Affordable Internet

Problems worth solving

  1. Lack of dependable internet service
  2. Speeds below national standard
  3. Lack of carrier action
  4. No affordable alternatives
  5. Not producer internet compatible
 

Our Offering

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Internet Service Program

Non Profit Internet Service Provider with no contracts, no data caps, local leadership, local support programs, users as shareholders. 

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Community Email Account Program

Free email accounts with 1 Tb of storage with a choice of @gologger.org or @darrington.org. This enables our community to be recognized and it can even start a conversation with someone you give your email to so it gets attention to our local community. 

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What We've Achieved

  • Raised over $10,000 .
  • Acquired 1 GigE port at SIX
  • Performed area survey consisting of 69 participants.
  • Recognized IRS 501(c)(3)
  • ARIN recognized organization approved for IPv4 and IPv6 resources. 
  • Established board of 5 local residents.
  • Acquired over 37 members
I see the success of the Darrington Internet Users Association as the key to the success of the Darrington area enabling thinkers and makers to produce ideas and share them globally or learners and consumers to take in ideas that help solve local problems and create citizens that are ready to compete in the technology sector.
— Jacob Kukuk, DIUA President