Fastwyre Brings Fast Fiber-Optic Network to Oakdale, La.
OAKDALE, La., March 16, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fastwyre Broadband, a cutting-edge fiber provider with reliable and affordable services across America, today announced it will begin providing a robust fiber-optic broadband network to residents and businesses in Oakdale, La. Fastwyre is committed to expanding in Louisiana as it recently launched a successful fiber-optic network in Westlake and plans to bring service to the southwest Louisiana communities of DeRidder and Leesville in the coming weeks.
Fastwyre’s state-of-the-art network 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. Over time, Fastwyre’s goal is to provide up to 10 gigabits per second.
“We are excited to continue to expand in Louisiana by providing the Oakdale community with our cutting-edge fiber infrastructure so residents and businesses can enjoy the highest level of broadband and internet performance at a terrific value,” said Chris Eldredge, CEO of Fastwyre Broadband. “We look forward to connecting to Oakdale-area homes, apartment complexes and businesses to ensure citizens have affordable access to the ever-expanding broadband applications available today and tomorrow for work, life and play.”
“Having high-quality, high-speed broadband service available in Oakdale will help our community thrive as we plug into the future and enjoy the ever-expanding broadband applications available today and in the years to come. In addition, we have appreciated Fastwyre’s commitment to being a good neighbor through its support of several community initiatives in the area,” said Gene Paul, Mayor of Oakdale.
“Through our central office in the area, we will provide first-class service and support to the area,” said Eldredge. “We also are committed to being a good community partner fr the growth and vitality of Oakdale.”
Fastwyre has supported and has been asked to participate in several community organizations and initiatives such as the Oakdale Project H20, Oakdale Head Start Program, Oakdale Pony League and Oakdale Rotary Club.
Fastwyre continues building broadly in Oakdale to provide access to service across the city and underserviced areas in the region. To check service availability in your neighborhood, visit fastwyre.com/check-availability/.
When Oakdale customers sign up for service, they can enjoy the following benefits:
For more information about Fastwyre Broadband services, citizens may call its customer service line at 833-463-FAST, or visit the website at www.fastwyre.com.
Fastwyre remains at the industry forefront in innovation, continuously investing in a rapidly growing, state-of-the-art fiber network. With expansion plans in Louisiana, Nebraska, Missouri, and Alabama, the company is on an accelerated growth trajectory to operate in communities that are unserved or underserviced with broadband technology.
About Fastwyre Broadband
Fastwyre Broadband is a portfolio company of Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC, a leading private equity firm based in Chicago, and Catania ABC Partners.
More information about Fastwyre Broadband can be found at www.fastwyre.com.
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