Saturday, May 28, 2022
NorthState Expanding Its 100% Fiber-Optic Network Into Wayne County

NorthState Expanding Its 100% Fiber-Optic Network Into Wayne County

In a rapidly continuing expansion of its ultra-high-speed fiber internet service, NorthState announced upcoming growth into new communities of Alamance, Guilford, Orange, and Wayne Counties in North Carolina, adding more than 53,000 homes and businesses and more than 800 miles of fiber to its network by mid-2023.

“We are so excited to bring ultra-high-speed fiber internet to these North Carolina communities,” NorthState CEO Diego Anderson said, “NorthState will make additional announcements as we continue the expansion of our future-proof network. We are also committed to supporting our entire footprint with 100% fiber-to-the-home access, a project that is underway and planned for completion next year.”

NorthState’s fiber-optic network will be available to approximately 39,000 addresses in Alamance County and neighboring Guilford and Orange Counties including the towns of Burlington, Gibsonville, Elon, Whitsett and Mebane as well as many surrounding communities. In Wayne County, the new fiber-optic network will cover the majority of Goldsboro – about 14,000 homes and businesses.

“Consumers will immediately notice the difference that a 100% fiber-optic network provides,” NorthState Chief Customer Officer Jay Winn said. “Our performance-built network delivers not only gig-speed download speeds but also the gig-speed upload speeds needed for today’s ultra-high-bandwidth applications such as online gaming, glitch-free video conferencing, and back-up to the cloud. It’s simply the fastest internet available.”

The announcement was met with widespread support from local leaders eager to have a next-generation fiber-optic network to enable the gig economy in their communities.

Construction will begin this summer, and some communities will have access as early as fall 2022. Residents in the expansion areas will receive communications by mail before construction begins and again when the service is available to order.

Consumers interested in receiving updates on availability can sign up at NorthState.net or by calling 336-886-3600.

About NorthState
NorthState provides ultra-high-speed fiber internet service, wall-to-wall Wi-Fi, voice, and streaming services to nearly 200,000 homes and businesses in North Carolina and Virginia, where we’re known as Lumos. Our customers enjoy the fastest, symmetrical gig speeds available built on a 100% fiber-optic network they can truly count on—all backed by local, expert customer care teams. Learn more at NorthState.net.

Map of NorthState’s fiber-optic coverage in Wayne County
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