A Northeast Georgia company may soon challenge Windstream as an alternative Internet service provider in Jefferson. Paladin Wireless, based in Royston, is currently doing a “feasibility study” to determine whether it will provide Internet service in the area.

Paladin is asking local residents to complete a survey to help them gauge the interest and determine the needed bandwidth for the area. The survey is available online at paladinwireless.com/index.php/get-started/Jefferson-interest-survey.

Residents throughout the county claim they receive insufficient service from Windstream. A Facebook group for “Jefferson/Jackson County Windstream Problems” has over 1,600 members with residents commenting on slow Internet speeds and poor service.

See the full story in the Aug. 24 issue of The Jackson Herald.

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