ELKHART, Ind., December 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Surf the webSM announced today that, for the first time in the company’s history, it plans to deliver multi-gig fiber optic Internet services capable of speeds of up to 10 gigabytes. Surf’s next generation fiber optic technology will debut in the municipality of La Porte, Indianawith beginning network update operations January 2023 and services available until spring.
When it came to choosing the starting point for Surf’s first multi-gig community, La Porte was at the top of the list. “Surf has a 20-year history of positive partnerships with city and county officials, the La Porte Economic Advancement Partnership and the LaPorte County Rural Broadband Task Force,” said Surf Chief Operating Officer Deborah Crawford. “We are thrilled to be making this market-wide upgrade investment so that all La Porte residents have the opportunity to take advantage of higher speeds and continue to transform their community.”
“Our commitment is to ensure that every resident and every business has access to high-speed internet,” said La Porte Mayor Tom Dermody. “Surf Internet has kept us at the cutting edge of technology as it has evolved and that has been paramount in our economic development efforts. Your partnership and belief in La Porte will be a key resource in helping us reach our 30 by 30 to reach ‘goal – 30,000 people by 2030. We can’t wait to become a multi-gig city!’
Surf will install the latest industry technology to provide La Porte multi-gig services. Customers subscribing to a Multi-Gig plan will experience a noticeable increase in symmetric speeds for even faster uploading and downloading of data. This is especially important when using one internet connection on multiple devices for e-learning, video conferencing, home work, entertainment and more. Likewise, commercial customers who are not yet using a dedicated internet service will see up to a 10x increase in bandwidth.
Said Surf CEO Gene Crusie: “Customers across our Great Lakes Region network appreciate Surf’s reliable and fast internet connection. Multi-gigabit broadband is the next evolution of the internet experience, unlocking essentially unlimited innovation.”
Residents of the La Porte area who have an active browsing internet connection can upgrade to multi-gig service packages in Spring 2023. To visit https://surfinternet.com/ to check the availability of the service.
About surf internet
Surf Internet is an innovative fiber internet company serving as the essential gateway to connectivity in the Great Lakes region Illinois, Indianaand Michigan. The company is building a bridge to the far-open future by bringing fast, reliable Internet to homes and businesses in underserved, rural communities. Surf’s 100+ strong team is local which gives them an advantage when it comes to customer support and advocacy for the area. headquarters in Elkhart, Ind.Surf also has offices in La Porte, Indiana, Byron Center, Mich.and coal town and Rock Falls, Illinois. Learn more at https://surfinternet.com.
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