Yearly Archives: 2002

KUA.net Inks Deal to Bring High-Speed Internet Access to Solivita

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., August 13, 3:30 pm – KUA.net, the Internet subsidiary of Kissimmee Utility Authority, inked a deal today with American Cablevision Services, Inc. to provide high-speed internet services to Solivita, one of Florida’s fastest-growing retirement communities. KUA.net will use a wireless and cable-based infrastructure to bring high-speed connectivity to the 3,300-acre development located in… Read more »

KUA Captures 4 Statewide Awards – Highest Honor in Public Relations

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 KISSIMMEE, Fla., August 7, 11:40 am — Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) captured four awards in the Florida Public Relations Association’s 2002 Golden Image Awards competition, the most prestigious awards given in the public relations industry in Florida. KUA was awarded two Golden Image Awards, an Award of Distinction and a Judges’ Award. The awards were… Read more »

KUA Customers Set New Record for Electricity Use

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., July 23, 8:45 am — Continued heat and high humidity in Central Florida have resulted in a new peak usage record for Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA). The new record of 279.0 megawatts (MW) was set at 5:47 pm on July 17, breaking the old mark of 275.3 MW set on January 9, 2002…. Read more »

KUA Warns Children Not to be “Like Mike”

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., July 2, 2:15 pm – A disturbing scene in the film “Like Mike” has prompted Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) to warn parents about the movie’s messages to children of all ages regarding the dangers of electric utility poles and wires. In the movie, scheduled for release on Wednesday by 20th Century Fox, 14-year-old… Read more »

KUA Captures Two National Publication Awards

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., July 1, 12:00 noon — Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) has received two national awards in the prestigious APEX 2002 Awards for Publication Excellence competition. APEX Awards – headquartered in Springfield, Virginia – are based on excellence in graphic design, editorial content and the ability to achieve overall excellence in communication. KUA received awards… Read more »