HIGH POINT, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In a continued expansion of its ultra-high-speed fiber internet service, NorthState announced an accelerated construction schedule for growth in the Piedmont region, adding more than 48,000 homes and businesses across seven communities by the end of 2022.
Expansion areas include Greensboro, Kernersville, Oak Ridge, Walkertown, High Point, Thomasville, and Randleman. These communities will enjoy the benefits of a 100% fiber-optic network enabling economic growth and the ability to attract gig workers who want to live, learn, work, and thrive in the region.
The expansion plans include bringing the High Point region to nearly 100% fiber-optic network availability in NorthState’s service area by year’s end. It also covers the majority of homes and businesses in Kernersville and Walkertown.
"We are excited to bring gig-speed fiber internet to these North Carolina communities in 2022," NorthState CEO Diego Anderson said, "and we’re working hard to expand our future-proof network to even more areas of North Carolina and beyond.”
"Only a 100% fiber-optic network can provide virtually unlimited broadband capacity and synchronous download and upload speeds necessary for today’s ultra-high-bandwidth applications, including HD quality video meetings, virtual learning, latency-free VR gaming, e-commerce, and cloud computing,” continued Anderson.
Construction is underway, with plans for completion by the end of 2022. Some communities will have access as early as March 2022.
The announcement was met with widespread support from local leaders who are eager to have a next-generation fiber-optic network to enable the gig economy in their communities.
Consumers interested in signing up for ultra-high-speed fiber internet service can check availability at NorthState.net or by calling 336-886-3600.
NorthState provides ultra-high-speed fiber internet service, wall-to-wall Wi-Fi, voice, and streaming services to nearly 200,000 homes and businesses in North Carolina and Virginia, where we're known as Lumos. Our customers enjoy the fastest, symmetrical gig speeds available built on a 100% fiber-optic network they can truly count on—all backed by local, expert customer care teams. Learn more at NorthState.net.