Northland Communications recently announced the addition of 50 and 100 Mbps Internet download speeds, with 5 and 10 Mbps upload speeds respectively, in the Forest City area. The addition of these new services will give local residents and businesses access to Internet speeds exceeding the FCC’s recently announced broadband standard of 25 Mbps.

50 and 100 Mbps Internet were available to select addresses in the Forest City area, including Hickory Nut Gorge, beginning April 20th, and the company plans to expand these services to all areas in the near future. Current and prospective customers can learn more about the availability of 50 & 100 Mbps Internet for their home or business by visiting Northland’s Forest City office at 1108 W. Main Street, calling (828) 245-1633, or visiting