Service as fast as 'White Lightning'

WESTPORT Chazy Westport Communications has announced the roll out of its ultra-high speed internet service capable of speeds up to 21MB/s. The service will be offered initially to selected areas of Chazy, West Chazy and Westport and ramped up throughout the companys territory as customers sign-up for the service.

According to company officials, Chazy Westport Communications recently partnered with Alcatel-Lucent to upgrade its fiber infrastructure to a OC-192 fiber ring capable of delivering Voice, Video, and Data services at speeds over 10 Giga Bits per second. Fiber optic technology is known for its crystal clear voice service.

This is the dawn of a new era in telecommunications, stated Joe Forcier, Vice President of Chazy Westport Communications. Customers subscribing to White Lightning will be able to stream high resolution video and audio services as well as instantly transfer video images to family and friends around the world.

This network upgrade has also positioned the company for their near future deployment of video services.

According to Krista Boule, Director of Marketing, Customers who sign up for White Lightning will receive the new ultra high speed service at the same rates as their existing DSL services - this is an amazing deal. She also stated that the First 100 customers to sign up for White Lightning and the companies popular UNLIMITED calling plan will be eligible to win a flat screen TV.

Chazy Westport Communications is owned and operated by the Forcier Family of Westport. They are a local telephone services provider offering advanced telecommunications to the areas in and around Chazy, West Chazy and Westport.

The companys product offerings include local phone services, long distance including unlimited long distance - and high speed internet services. Chazy Westport Communications is the parent company of Westelcom, who offers voice, data and web services as well as computer networking, and telephone systems; from Lake Champlain to Lake Ontario. Together they employ 60 local residents and have been serving the North Country for over 100 years. For more information, visit www.chazyandwestport.com .

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