Hot Spots


Hotspots are available in areas where CoastConnect is actively constructing the fiber network. As we begin construction in new areas, hotspot locations will move. We will keep this page updated with hotspot locations and information.

Why are hot spots available in Pearl River County?

Coast Electric Power Association is now offering free high-speed wireless internet hot spots in northern Pearl River County in conjunction with our broadband pilot project funded by a federal CARES Act grant. 

Where are the hotspots?

These hot spots are available from 6 a.m. - 10 p.m. for our members, neighbors and friends to practice social distancing while also accessing the internet.

Locations include: 

The Corner Store
8967 Hwy. 11 South
Poplarville, MS

Cale's Healthy Way
10155 Hwy. 11
Poplarville, MS

Duval's Quick Stop
9797 Hwy. 11
Poplarville, MS

White Sand Baptist Church
2037 Hwy. 26 W
Poplarville, MS

How do I connect?

  • Open your WiFi settings.
  • Select the “CoastConnect” wireless network.
  • No password is necessary.
  • Accept the terms and conditions.

What are the upload and download speeds available at the hot spots?

Hot spots are running at a speed of 100 Mbps. 

Safety Guidelines

  • Please remain in your vehicle while accessing the hot spot.
  • Never leave children unattended in the vehicles.
  • Users not following the rules could be asked to leave the parking lot.