GoNetspeed Launches Construction on Utica’s 100% Fiber Optic Infrastructure

Utica, NY.— May 21, 2024— GoNetspeed today announced that construction has officially begun to bring high-speed, 100% fiber internet throughout Utica. With GoNetspeed’s fully funded $60 million investment in Utica, residents and businesses will soon experience fast, reliable internet and voice service for their home or business, free of taxpayer dollars.

As construction expands throughout Utica, GoNetspeed expects the first customers to be eligible for service installation as early as summer of 2024. Construction is expected to be completed by winter of 2025 when more than 38,000 homes and businesses throughout Utica will have the opportunity to experience GoNetspeed’s symmetrical fiber internet speeds, allowing customers to upload just as fast as they download. Residents and businesses interested may visit gonetspeed.com to sign up for priority installation once service is available in their area.

“With an expanding presence throughout the region, we are thrilled to begin deploying service in Utica,” said Chris Brooks, GoNetspeed Senior Director of New York Network Operations. “With access to 100% fiber internet, Utica and surrounding areas will gain access to a modern infrastructure that is designed to adapt to the growing need for more bandwidth and faster speeds. We look forward to seeing the impact of our internet as families become more connected through reliable internet.”

GoNetspeed continues to ensure that more communities throughout New York have access to a high-speed 100% fiber internet infrastructure. Currently, Cheektowaga, Depew, Geneva, Newark, Palmyra, Seneca Falls, Waterloo, and several more communities throughout the state have access to GoNetspeed’s service.

With a legacy of innovation and a commitment to customer service, GoNetspeed is excited to accelerate the expansion of its fiber networks throughout nine states, including New York. 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 300 Mbps to 2 Gbps (2,000 Mbps). Learn more about GoNetspeed at gonetspeed.com.

About GoNetspeed:

GoNetspeed, a high-speed 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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Katherine Yochum