C Spire Fiber to Offer Gigabit Internet Service to Homewood, Alabama
The company will begin construction of its next-generation broadband Internet related services in northern Alabama.
HOMEWOOD, Ala .– C Spire Fiber has begun construction of its fiber-based Gigabit Internet access and related services in the town of Homewood, in northern Alabama.
The broadband division of C Spire, a diversified telecommunications and technology services company, this week began building next-generation technology in the first three of 24 fiber hoods with plans to traverse thousands of homes in the City of Jefferson County over the next several months. The service is scheduled for the first customers in 2022.
Homewood, made up of some of Birmingham’s oldest suburban communities, is Alabama’s last online marketplace for super-fast broadband services from C Spire Fiber and is home to the company’s Alabama headquarters and plaque turning point of the company’s growing presence in the state of Yellowhammer. .
The company has already deployed services in the Jasper, Trussville, Helena, Pelham, Tuscaloosa, Northport, West Mobile County and Orange Beach markets. The company is expected to begin construction of fiber broadband in Hoover on 6e bigger city, soon. Other communities, including Alabaster, Gulf Shores, Foley and Fairhope, are under construction or will begin work on infrastructure soon.
C Spire Expands Ultra-Fast High Speed Internet Services To Alabama Consumers And Businesses In A $ 1 Billion Global Investment Announced Earlier This Year To Accelerate The Development And Deployment Of Broadband In fiber and network improvements in its three states. The company plans to spend $ 500 million of the total in Alabama.
“Full-fiber, high-speed Internet service can be a game-changer for consumers in Homewood and other communities in Alabama,” said Ashley Phillips, managing director of C Spire Fiber and Business Markets. “Our ability to deliver symmetrical speeds immediately solves the real world challenges associated with interactive learning, remote working and telehealth applications. “
C Spire Business will also begin offering fiber optic Internet services to businesses in this market in the coming months. “High-speed fiber connectivity is crucial for businesses in today’s world. We are excited to bring our fiber Internet as well as our suite of business services to Homewood, ”said Phillips. “This is great news as our Alabama broadband initiative continues.”
Alabama ranks 38th nationally for broadband access, and state leaders have made fast, reliable and affordable internet access for rural areas a priority with state funding and the creation of the Alabama Rural Broadband Coalition, a group of community, business and government leaders dedicated to job creation. , economic development and business growth.
Local government and business leaders have applauded the continued expansion of C Spire fiber in Alabama. “Homewood wants to continue to grow and grow intelligently, and C Spire’s reliable and affordable high-speed fiber internet services will help our residents and businesses make their dreams come true,” said Mayor Patrick McClusky.
“The expansion of broadband services is extremely important to the future economic prosperity of our city and it is gratifying to see C Spire’s private investment that will turn this goal into reality,” said Meredith Davidson Drennen, Executive Director of Homewood Chamber of Commerce. “More broadband choices provide a competitive advantage for our businesses. “
Unlike some other Internet service providers, C Spire Fiber does not have a data cap, cancellation fee, or long-term contract. The C Spire division provides accurate appointment times, world-class 24/7/365 customer service, and over 99.99% reliability.
As part of its expansion efforts, C Spire is actively seeking the interest of residents of other communities and cities in Alabama seeking a more reliable and faster broadband internet service based on the crowdsourcing model. business, which relies on demand from homeowners, businesses and tenants to drive adoption.