Tech Valley Communications (TVC), a facilities-based telecommunications service provider operating fiber optic networks in Upstate New York and Northern New England with connectivity to Canada, announced today that it has donated a 100 Mbps. Internet connection for the upcoming Farm Aid 2013 annual benefit concert in Saratoga Springs. This sold-out concert will take place on Saturday, Sept. 21st at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC).
Tech Valley Communications' 100 Mbps. service will provide the necessary high-speed bandwidth required for the event, which is expected to draw in over 25,000 people. TVC is providing Internet services to Farm Aid for the period of Sept. 16th to Sept. 23rd.
Tech Valley Communications offers a variety of low latency, high-speed, reliable, secure and scalable data transport solutions that allow businesses throughout the region to thrive in the digital age.
"Supporting local initiatives as powerful as the movement to promote family farms and healthy eating through local and sustainable agriculture is something we here at Tech Valley Communications are very proud," stated Kevin O'Connor, Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Tech Valley Communications. "By providing Farm Aid with our 100 Mbps. Internet service, we are providing the bandwidth needed for the event to be a complete success -- on all levels."
The Saratoga Springs' Farm Aid 2013 event will feature Farm Aid board members Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young and Dave Matthews with Tim Reynolds, as well as Jack Johnson, Jamey Johnson, Amos Lee, Kacey Musgraves, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, Bahamas, Carlene Carter, Pegi Young & The Survivors, Sasha Dobson, Insects vs. Robots, Jesse Lenat, and The Blackwood Quartet. The event is an all-day music and food festival featuring HOMEGROWN Concessions® and Farm Aid's HOMEGROWN Village.