In August 2021, a bond extension for the city was voted on by Cabot residents and approved. A portion of the funds would be directed towards the implementation of a city-wide fiber-optic network. This would not only allow the city to provide internet services as a public utility, but it would also be the first project of its kind to start construction in the state of Arkansas.
Cabot city leaders and Connect2First officials met on August 15, 2022, for the official groundbreaking ceremony. This event marks marks the start of construction towards CITY WIDE 1 gig internet service for businesses and residents of Cabot. This would not only allow the city to provide internet services as a public utility, but it would also be the first project of its kind to start construction in the state of Arkansas.
“We are building a city where your kids and grandchildren will want to live. We are excited about this benefit to improve the quality of your life,” said Cabot Mayor Ken Kincade. To watch a video about this exciting announcement CLICK HERE
In partnership with the city of Cabot, Connect2First was contracted to build a fiber-optic internet and phone service network that will serve to provide communication resources and assist with the continued growth of the city. Connect2First, a subsidiary of First Electric Cooperative. To check availably in your area go to Connect2First