Telecommunications Department

Telcom DepartmentThe world is moving rapidly toward a knowledge-based economy. Communities like Sylacauga need access to high-speed networks and a solid base of well-educated workers in order to compete or even participate in this new economy. With this in mind, the Board constructed a State-of-the-Art fiber optic network.

The Utilities Board has in place a Fiber Optic Network that connects to the outside world at a blazing 10 Gigabits per Second, (Gbps). Currently, every residential and business subscribers across Sylacauga's network is connected at 1 Gbps (that's 1,000 Megabits per second).


Sylacauga City Cchools are connected through this powerful network, which allows students and teachers to benefit from high-speed Internet access, distant learning and videoconferencing.


In adition, the Board uses this network for its telemetry needs to monitor electrical substations, gas regulators station, water and wastewater treatment plants, water tanks, lift stations plus many other applications.


With service from the Sylacauga Utilities Board, you get equal Upload and Download speeds and the 100 Mbps is solely dedicated to you, not shared with neighbors as with other tier 1 providers!


Our entry level Fiber Optic Package for Residential service is 100 Mbps Up and 100 Mbps Down, (100/100).  Commercial fiber services start at 150/150.


Several speed packages up to 1 Gbps are available to choose from.

Dedicated Internet service delivered at the speed of light is available to our residential and business customers. This Dedicated service not only allows us to rival other local tier 1 broadband providers, it surpasses them by a factor of ten!

The goal is to provide the Fastest and most Consistent Internet access to our customers at competitive prices with superior service.

Call us at 256-401-2546 for more information.