COLUMBUS, Ohio – April 19, 2022 – Horizon, an Ohio-based fiber-optic broadband company, announces today that it is continuing to expand its regional state-of-the-art fiber-optic network to residents and businesses in Athens, Ohio. This Horizon Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) expansion includes nearly 35 miles of new fiber, passing 2,489 homes and businesses in the area.
The extended Horizon footprint, complemented by a host of other strategic builds in communities throughout Ohio, will support evolving network requirements for regional users, offering greater speeds and heightened bandwidth capabilities with affordable broadband options.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Athens to a growing list of communities supported by our robust FTTH network, and we couldn’t be more excited to deliver mission-critical services to residents and businesses alike,” says Jim Capuano, CEO and President of Horizon. “This latest expansion will provide high-quality, affordable, and reliable broadband solutions to support the future and help the community thrive.”
Currently, Horizon is in the FTTH construction phase in several other Midwest markets, including Greenfield, OH, Washington Court House, OH, Lancaster, OH, and Zanesville, OH, and will soon announce additional fiber-optic build outs across the region.
Today, Horizon operates 6,000+ miles of fiber across Ohio, West Virginia, western Pennsylvania and Indiana, with data center connectivity and backhaul services that span up to Chicago, IL.
Athens customers can pre-register now for this exciting new service at horizonconnects.com/athens/. To learn more about Horizon, visit horizonconnects.com or call 866-416-7163.