GoNetspeed Begins Construction on First Massachusetts Community, Bringing Amherst 100% Fiber Internet

Amherst, MA.— April 17, 2023— GoNetspeed, a high-speed 100% fiber to the premises internet provider, today announced that construction has begun on the infrastructure that will provide residents and businesses throughout Amherst with high-speed fiber internet. Through GoNetspeed’s fully funded $3 million investment, Amherst will mark the first community in Massachusetts that will have access to GoNetspeed’s fast, reliable internet and voice service for their home or business.

As construction expands throughout the area, the first customers will be eligible for service installation as early as this spring. Construction is expected to be completed by late summer when more than 2,200 homes and businesses will have the opportunity to experience GoNetspeed’s symmetrical fiber internet speeds that will allow customers to upload just as fast as they can download. Residents and businesses interested may visit gonetspeed.com to sign up for priority installation once service is available in their area.

“We have heard the growing demands for more access to faster, more affordable internet speeds, and GoNetspeed has worked diligently to be that option for many communities,” said Richard Clark, GoNetspeed President and CEO. “Amherst will soon be supported by an infrastructure that will scale with their continued growth, meeting the needs of each resident and business we will serve. We are grateful for the town’s support as we work to deploy future-proof fiber internet throughout the community.”

GoNetspeed working to ensure that more communities throughout Massachusetts will have access to a high-speed 100% fiber internet infrastructure. In the coming months, more communities throughout the state will join Amherst in having access to GoNetspeed’s fiber internet.

With a legacy of innovation and a commitment to customer service, GoNetspeed is excited to accelerate the expansion of fiber networks throughout nine states, including Massachusetts. GoNetspeed continues to deliver more fiber, more access, more speed, and better reliability to residents and businesses throughout our footprint. With access to 100% fiber internet, customers have access to symmetrical upload and download speeds, ranging from 250 Mbps to 1 Gbps (1,000 Mbps). Learn more about GoNetspeed at gonetspeed.com.

About GoNetspeed:

GoNetspeed, a high-speed 100% fiber internet provider serving residential and business customers in Maine, Alabama, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Missouri, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, and West Virginia, formed a partnership with Oak Hill Capital (“Oak Hill”) in January 2021, allowing GoNetspeed to accelerate the expansion of its fiber network throughout the Northeastern U.S. Adding thousands of new service areas every year, GoNetspeed is one of the largest independent internet providers in the east. For more information about GoNetspeed, or to inquire about service in your residence, business or community, visit gonetspeed.com.

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