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Jun 23 2022

How can your high-speed internet help you save on your electric bill?

Summer is officially here, which also means excessive temperatures cause higher electricity bills. Did you know there are ways that your DE Fastlink high-speed internet can save you on your electric bill? Smart thermostats can’t work miracles in Mississippi summers, but they can save you real money. According to Google, Nest owners typically save 10 …

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Jun 21 2022

Please Update your Contact Information

At Dixie Electric and DE Fastlink, we rely on data for nearly every aspect of operations. Whether you are an existing, pending, or future DE Fastlink subscriber, it is imperative that we have your current contact information. If we do not have a valid phone number on file for you, we can’t reach you to …

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Jun 9 2022

Three Common Reasons for a Weak Wi-Fi signal

Are you having problems with your home’s Wi-Fi? These issues may be why: Distance – The farther away you are from your wireless router, the weaker your Wi-Fi signal will be. Try adjusting your router’s location to a more centralized spot or look into adding a Wi-Fi extender for an additional $5 per month. Construction …

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Apr 6 2022

Looking to Cut the Cord but Don’t Know Where to Start? Start Here!

You’ve got fast, reliable fiber internet from DE Fastlink and think the time is finally right to cut the cord and leave cable tv in the dust. But while new technology can be exciting, it can sometimes seem a bit daunting, especially after years or decades of clinging to your cable connection. So, where do …

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Mar 16 2022

DE Fastlink links 5000th subscriber

DE Fastlink, a subsidiary of Dixie Electric Power Association, linked its 5,000th subscribers, Shannon and Crystal Waite, today with high-speed internet. The DE Fastlink Board of Managers joined leadership, staff, and SDT contract personnel to present the homeowners with a Chromebook and gift basket to celebrate this milestone event. The Waite family live in Clara …

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Joey Decuir receives a streaming gift basket for being the 4,000th subscriber.

Feb 8 2022

DE Fastlink Links 4,000th Subscriber

On Feb 1, we linked our 4,000th subscriber with high-speed internet! Fiber Technicians Kenny Knight and Jeremy Eason presented our 4,000th subscriber, Joey Decuir, with a streaming gift basket from DE Fastlink. Decuir explained to our fiber technicians that he would be receiving faster speeds while also cutting his monthly bill in half by switching …

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Jan 4 2022

Full Speed Ahead

While 2021 presented challenges for just about everyone, it was a tremendous year for DE Fastlink. Around this time last year, our board of directors voted to expand DE Fastlink beyond our pilot project to our entire service area. We hit the ground running and began developing an aggressive construction plan for the remainder of …

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Oct 11 2021

2021 Construction Update

 DE Fastlink has made tremendous progress in expanding its high-speed internet service to Dixie Electric members. In February, the Dixie Electric board of directors voted to expand DE Fastlink to the entire system, and a construction plan for fiber deployment was created.  DE Fastlink has an aggressive schedule of target dates for the remainder of …

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Sep 24 2021

DE Fastlink links 1,000th subscriber

DE Fastlink linked its 1,000th subscriber, Wendy Wilkerson, on Thursday, September 23, with high-speed internet. PSC Chairman Dane Maxwell, who has been an avid supporter of the broadband initiative, joined leadership and staff to present the homeowner with a gift basket and celebrate this milestone event. Wilkerson lives in Ellisville and enjoys the quiet country …

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