Lakeland Communications Group, LLC
Area served: 237 square miles
Population: Approximately 12,000
Technical highlights: The company employs a range of technologies that include fiber, DSL and cable modem, and can provide capacities up to 100 Mbps. on existing copper and over a Gigabit in any of the fiber fed communities. Lakeland currently looks to be 100% ILEC fiber fed by 2016.
Lakeland enables telemedicine for a hospital with six locations across two states. All campuses are connected and can review charts, X-rays and other records at any location. Specialists and Radiologists relying on these telemedicine capabilities are able to ensure off-hours review of critical imaging reports, and can offer crucial care decisions in a moment’s notice.