Gila River Telecommunications Inc.
GRTI was established on July 6, 1988 for the purpose of providing the Gila River Indian Community with telephone service and other telecommunications services.
Today GRTI provides telephone and high-speed internet to both residential and business customers. GRTI offers a Computer Purchase Program to bring affordable technology into the homes of Indian Country. It is projected to have all of Gila River serviced with Fiber-To-The-Home (FTTH) by 2019.
Gila River Telecommunications, Inc. is also a 25% owner of the Gila River Cellular General Partnership with Verizon Wireless, serving the Rural Service Area 5 in Arizona . The service area includes a portion of the Interstate 10 corridor between Phoenix and Tucson , as well as all of Pinal and Gila counties.
Since 2006, GRTI has created several subsidiaries, Native Technology Solutions, Alluvion Communications, and the first Low-Power Television station in Indian Country, Gila River Broadcasting Corporation. GRTI will continue to bring the latest services and technologies to the Gila River Indian Community.