The Monroe County, Electric Power Association, is shifting ahead within the process of providing broadband internet to its customers. In response to the ability company, its Board of Directors met on Tuesday morning to review results from a broadband provision survey. The survey was just lately sent to MCEPA clients by which they could voice their support or disapproval of the power firm offering web. Gov. Phil Bryant signed the Mississippi Broadband Enabling Act and giving electrical power associations the choice to offer internet services to customers.
Before this signing, this was not a possibility for energy companies. Instead, folks needed to depend on different suppliers, corresponding to satellite and phone corporations. The objective of the act is to offer rural residents with higher entry to quick and dependable web connections. Of the purchasers who responded to the survey, a disproportionate share of them voted in favor of subscribing to the power company’s internet service. Based on the outcomes, the corporate’s Board of Administrators voted in favor of broadband and to move on to the following step of offering web to its prospects.
To amend the corporate’s constitution to permit such service, a vote is required from the corporate’s membership. The ability firm says a poll will be mailed to its members. MCEPA didn’t provide additional details about the poll; however, it advised clients to follow its Facebook page for future information about the ballot mail-out.