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LightStream Brings Fiber to Buffalo

LightStream Brings Fiber to Buffalo

Delivering fast, most reliable Internet speeds to the area

Buffalo, Indiana – April 5, 2017 – LightStream is excited to announce that it will begin delivering Internet speeds up to 100 Mbps and LightStream TV to select areas of Buffalo this April. The new fiber optic route will cover in-town Buffalo running north from West Sunset Court to the Tippecanoe River and east to Washburn Drive. LightStream members that live along the new fiber optic route will be moved over to the new fiber technology one at a time. LightStream will contact members directly to schedule a date and time for the cut over. The transition to the new network will begin on or around April 17.

“We are thrilled to be able to deliver on our long-standing commitment to provide the best communications services possible to our members,” explained President and CEO, Mark Dickerson. “For nearly four years now, LightStream has been working to build a network for the future. This new construction furthers that vision and will make available very fast Internet speeds, more robust entertainment options and quality voice service.”

Current LightStream customers will be automatically signed up to connect to the new fiber technology that will deliver the very fast Internet speeds and most reliable connections in Buffalo. The network will also enable a new TV service that features an array of tiered programming choices, advanced set top boxes, Video on Demand and Pay Per View services. LightStream will also continue to provide high-quality phone service with advanced calling features. Homes and businesses that are not yet LightStream customers and that have not yet connected to the new fiber optic network will have the opportunity to connect to the network free of charge.

The Buffalo upgrade is part of LightStream’s long-term investment and expansion plan to bring communications and entertainment services found in metropolitan areas to northern Indiana. “High-speed Internet access is critical for economic growth, and improving the quality of life in our communities,” stated Dickerson. “We are proud to carry on a 63-year legacy of providing the latest communications services, and we will continue to work to bring the services our customers need, at affordable prices.”

Learn more about the new fiber network by contacting LightStream at 574-278-7121 or visiting LightStreamIn.com

About LightStream/PWRTC

Headquartered in Buffalo, Indiana, Pulaski White Rural Telephone Cooperative (PWRTC) has been providing telecommunications services in the greater Buffalo, Pulaski and Star City areas since 1954. PWRTC and its wholly owned subsidiary Pulaski White Communications, collectively doing business as LightStream, provide high-speed Internet, TV, voice and home security services to approximately 2,400 customers. The company is focused on expanding its fiber-optic network to ensure greater northern Indiana enjoys advanced telecommunications services on par with major metropolitan areas at reasonable prices.

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For more information on LightStream, visit www.LightStreamIn.com.

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