Changes in technology over the years means different ways of making sure our system operates at peak performance. “Smart Grid”, the ability to tie our communications and other grid assets together is where we are headed. And to do that we need a fast and reliable communication path. That’s why we’re moving forward with FASTnet Fiber. As we run fiber along our electric system, it also allows us to offer the fastest, most reliable internet speeds to our members at affordable prices.
As of late 2020, FASTnet has begun as a pilot program in areas of Clay, Choctaw and Noxubee Counties. After those pilots are done, we hope to continue to build out FASTnet to the rest of the membership and in doing so, help to truly move our area into the forefront of the digital age.