August 30, 2021 (Waverly Hall, GA) – WavCom, a provider of state-of-the-art fiber internet service in underserved parts of Georgia, announced today an agreement with Upson County, Georgia under which WavCom will provide lightning-fast 1 gigabit fiber optic Internet service to over 83% of the county, covering approximately 11,500 households, schools, government buildings, and a local community college.
“This is a great opportunity to improve the education, healthcare and economic development for everyone in Upson County, and to bring Internet to underserved households,” said Deb Rand, President of WavCom. We have received incredible support from our partner Upson County and key stakeholders, including the Thomaston-Upson Chamber of Commerce, the Thomaston-Upson County Industrial Development Authority, and Upson EMC.”
“Expanding fiber communications has become a critical component of successful economic development, workforce retention, education, healthcare, agriculture, and the list goes on,” stated Dillon Watson, Manager of WavCom. “We are thrilled to give the residents of Upson County access to affordable real high-speed internet and provide this critical infrastructure to attract and retain labor and key industries.”