GoNetspeed Launches Construction to Deploy 100% Fiber Internet to East Hartford

East Hartford, CT.— September 20, 2023— GoNetspeed today announced that construction has officially begun to deploy access to high-speed, 100% fiber internet throughout East Hartford. With GoNetspeed’s fully funded $2.7 million investment in East Hartford, many residents and businesses will soon have the opportunity to experience fast, reliable internet and voice service for their home or business, free of taxpayer dollars.

As construction expands throughout East Hartford, GoNetspeed expects the first customers to be eligible for service installation in the coming months. Construction is expected to be completed by this winter when more than 6,700 homes and businesses throughout East Hartford 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.

“East Hartford is pleased to see GoNetspeed making progress to bring service to our community,” said East Hartford Mayor Mike Walsh. “Through GoNetspeed’s investment in East Hartford, we will be equipped with service that will support our continued growth, allowing us to find new opportunities to thrive as a community.”

“GoNetspeed has received such a wonderful response in the communities we serve in Connecticut, and we are thrilled to begin making progress in East Hartford,” said Tom Perrone, GoNetspeed Chief Operations Officer. “As we build our network, East Hartford is nearing a point where they will have access to high-speed internet that will adapt to the constantly increasing need for more broadband. We are proud to serve East Hartford and look forward to continuing to increase our growing presence in Connecticut.”

GoNetspeed continues to ensure that more communities throughout Connecticut have access to a high-speed 100% fiber internet infrastructure. Currently, more than 30 communities across the state have access to GoNetspeed’s service, along with many communities that are well on their way to 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 its fiber networks throughout nine states, including Connecticut. 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 500 Mbps to 1 Gbps (1,000 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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