HARGRAY CONNECTS FIRST BUSINESS IN VALDOSTA TO ITS STATE-OF-THE-ART FIBER NETWORK

Valdosta, GAApril 28, 2017 – First Federal Savings and Loan of Valdosta became the first business in Valdosta to utilize Hargray’s fiber connection.  Hargray Communications announced its arrival to Valdosta this past December, bringing its fiber optic network capable of delivering the fastest speeds available.

First Federal will utilize Hargray’s fiber connection for its non-banking network needs.

“We’re delighted at the service and support Hargray has shown,” First Federal Savings & Loan President and CEO Thomas D. Newbern said. “It is very exciting to have fiber capabilities in the downtown area for local businesses.”

Newbern said he appreciates the shared values between his company and Hargray. Both organizations possess long-standing traditions of local customer service, community support, and economic development.

Hargray Chairman and CEO Michael Gottdenker said. “Like First Federal, we are focused on helping businesses grow here; they do it with financial support, and we do it with the best Internet offerings to help people live, work and play.”

For more information about Hargray services, go to hargray.com/Valdosta or call 1.877.977.6225.

About Hargray Communications Group, Inc.

Founded in 1949, Hargray is a regional telecommunications company providing advanced Internet, television, and telephone communications services in a growing set of markets in South Carolina and Georgia. Hargray is committed to delivering the most advanced technology and the best service for its customers in Beaufort, Jasper, and Hampton counties in South Carolina, and Bibb, Bulloch, Chatham, Greene, Houston, Liberty, Lowndes, Putnam, and Tattnall counties in Georgia. Hargray is active in the communities it serves and supports a wide range of local charities, organizations, projects and events, including the company’s Caring Coins Foundation which raises money for community organizations by allowing customers to round up their bills. For more information, please visit hargray.com.