The signing ceremony for the Elliston to Wudinna Fibre Radio Communications System was held in Port Lincoln on Thursday morning
The ceremony officially kicked off the communications project which will deliver reliable landline and 4G services to the Elliston region.
The $3.8 million project includes the installation of optic fibre, transmission equipment and tower upgrades.
Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said the project is a collaboration between the Federal and State Governments, Telstra and the Elliston District Council and will address long-standing communication issues for Elliston residents.
Elliston Mayor Kym Callahan said that the lack of up to date communications technology has stalled the development of our region the new infrastructure will be a game-changer for Elliston residents and businesses.