Fastwyre brings fast fiber-optic network to Leesville

Published 9:15 am Thursday, November 16, 2023

Fastwyre Broadband said this week it will begin providing a robust fiber-optic broadband network to residents and businesses in Leesville.

Already launched in DeRidder, Fastwyre  features a fiber-to-the-premises infrastructure enhancement that delivers high-speed internet to help customers meet their data transmission, online video conferencing, e-commerce, virtual learning, entertainment and telehealth needs.
High-speed internet ranges from 100 megabits per second to 1 gigabit per second.

“We are excited to provide the city of Leesville with our cutting-edge fiber infrastructure to ensure that citizens experience fast downloads, seamless streaming and lag-free online activities,” said Chris Eldredge, CEO of Fastwyre Broadband. “We believe all Americans should
have access to reliable and affordable high-quality internet service, and we look forward to providing Leesville residents and businesses with the latest fiber technology at a terrific value.”

Mayor Rick Allen, the Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce and its CEO, Logan Morris, and additional city leaders and community partners, joined Fastwyre Monday for a ribbon-cutting event to celebrate the launch of the transformative high-speed fiber optic network.

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Fastwyre said when Leesville customers sign up for service, they can enjoy symmetrical speeds that provide equally fast uploads and downloads of rich content for a reliable, high-speed, high-quality connection that also allows streaming on multiple devices; no data caps, overages or installation fees; the option to bundle high-speed internet with TV and home phone services for additional cost savings and value; and business services that include hosted VoIP phone, video and data circuit offerings with low-latency to ensure high-speed performance.