If your signup indicated that you are in a Zone (i.e. Zone A, Zone B, Zone C) and not Phase 1 (i.e. Phase 1a, Phase 1b) we are working on a plan for you! As grants are received that provide funding, we will review neighborhoods that are expressing interest and choose where to go next after phase one is finished.
By filling out the survey, you are in no way obligated to take our service. Right now, the survey is just letting us know who may be interested in service. Also, SwiftCurrent Connect is proud to say we will not have contracts, data caps or use data throttling ever. We actually want you to use our service.
Get the word out! Have your neighbors fill out our survey so we know where service is needed. Feel free to reach out to your local legislators as well! The speed with which we install broadband hinges on the amount of federal and state funding available, member interest and community support. Let them know that broadband is a priority for you!
The pin can be moved when you are looking at the screen, so if it is a little off feel free to put it in the right spot. Otherwise, do not worry! Our mapping system will be able to find your house even if it looks a little off on the website.
SwiftCurrent Connect is a wholly owned for-profit subsidiary of PPCS. PPCS is a not-for-profit 501(c)12 organized cooperative. Any revenue from subsidiary businesses are added to PPCS's financials as other income. This income improves the net margin of the cooperative which is the basis for capital credits returned to members.
Yes! Satellite plans generally top out at 100 Mbps for download speed. Upload speeds are generally a fraction of the download speed. Most providers only allow for a certain amount of data, known as a data cap or threshold. SwiftCurrent service starts at 100/100 Mbps with no data caps.
The fiber optic cable will either be ran overhead or underground where there is currently electric lines. If your home electric service is buried, the fiber will be buried. On the outside of your house, a small box will be placed where the fiber will be looped before coming into the house. The fiber will be pulled through the exterior wall where it will terminate at an ONT. The ONT is connected to a wireless router. Care is taken to minimize any disruption to lawns and homes.
SwiftCurrent will directly with subscribers on these scenarios. In some cases, the wireless signal will reach. Subscribers can also lease a wi-fi extender. If the garage is unable to be reached, a secondary service can be provided.
No! This is why fiber is a great solution and is better than DSL, Cable, Satellite, or Fixed Wireless. Fiber uses lightwaves to send data up and down the fiber line. Subscribers often will be on a separate fiber strand from their neighbor. In addition, the electronics that are used are optimized to be able to send and receive data very quickly with minimal latency. Meaning everyone in your neighborhood can full advantage of the service without any impact to one another.