Pineland Telephone Cooperative Inc. 

Metter, Ga.

Area served: 1,200 square miles 

Population: 40,605

Technical highlights: provides FTTH to more than 90% of its customers with download speeds ranging from 10 Mbps to 100 Mbps. 

Smart Grid

Ben Lomand Connect established a virtual local area network (VLAN) for an electric utility that provides power to over 8,000 customers. The VLAN is a two-way system that enables meter reading, power outage data and voltage alerts.