Get Up To Speed!! The Fort Valley Utility Commission offers broadband access from 256 Kbps (Kilobits per second) to 1.5 Mbps (Megabits per second). Our wireless broadband offers multiple grades of service: College, Basic Residential, Premium Residential, Business Basic and Business Premium. Data rates for wireless are from 256 Kbps to 1.5 Mbps.
The 15 mile redundant fiber optic ring offers various additional services, from a high speed internet connection, dark fiber, up to a custom built point to point service via our Gig-E (Gigabit Ethernet) network to meet our customers need for speed. The fiber network is connected to the World Wide Web (WWW) over a fiber optic loop for redundancy. We cover the entire Fort Valley area including the South Peach County Industrial Park.
The Utility Commission is a Competitive Local Exchange Carrier (CLEC) licensed by the Georgia Public Service Commission and is an Internet Service Provider (ISP). Our fiber ring is connected to the 3,000 mile state-wide Municipal Electric Authority of Georgia (MEAG) fiber backbone that is operated and maintained by Georgia Public Web, Inc. (GPW).
GPW provides telecommunication services to rural Georgia as a CLEC provider. GPW is a non-profit provider of internet, private line and web solutions. Utilizing its statewide fiber optic network, GPW is able to offer cost effective, state of the art products and services to its customers through its own SONET network that is multi-homed to several Tier 1 ISPs with high capacity, scalable connections supported by its own 24/7 Network Operations Center. GPW is owned by 32 Georgia municipalities, one of which is Fort Valley.