The Cashiers Area Chamber of Commerce shares the following information as part of our ongoing Broadband strategic initiative. We maintain active dialogues with area broadband providers regarding local network expansion and service improvements for area businesses and residents. We are pleased to continue these important discussions and communicate updates on this and other strategic initiative efforts.
Northland Communications announced that the company was recently purchased in October, 2018 by a private equity firm GTCR. With new ownership in place, there is an effort to focus on the plateau communities, to immediately improve and upgrade the network and services available. A presentation of services is planned to be offered at an upcoming town meeting including details on a slated $50 Million investment for network improvements and commercial services. Read the full press release from Northland Communications here and more from GTCR here.