- The company now plans to invest a total of $400 million in Greenfield expansions
- Addition of Greenville County, South
Carolina as next Greenfield market brings nearly 30,000 more
- WOW! increases expectations for Central Florida expansion from 100,000 to
- The additional 400,000 homes passed will increase WOW!'s total
passings by 21 percent
ENGLEWOOD, Colo., May 9, 2022
/PRNewswire/ -- WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW), a
leading broadband services provider, today announced it will double
its Greenfield expansion plans to 400,000 homes passed by 2027, a
21 percent increase in the company's total homes passed, and will
increase its Greenfield investment to a total of $400 million. The increase reflects the plan to
add nearly 30,000 homes passed in Greenville County, South Carolina, newly
identified opportunities for growth in Central Florida, and future markets.
WOW! brings its reliable, state-of-the-art all-IP fiber network
to residents and businesses in Greenville
County, South Carolina, the third new service area the
company has announced this year as it enters new markets to meet
the rising demand for fast and reliable broadband.
WOW! plans to invest more than $30M in Greenville
County and reach more than 28,000 homes passed in the
communities of Five Forks, Fountain
Inn, Mauldin, Piedmont and Simpsonville. Combined with recently announced
expansion plans in Seminole County
and Orange County, Florida, WOW! expects to reach nearly 180,000
new homes passed, exceeding the company's earlier projection of
100,000. These expansions are part of the company's continued
initiative to build new markets non-adjacent to its existing
network and deliver its advanced fiber technology and award winning
customer service to homes and businesses across its growing
"We're excited about the momentum we've built in executing our
Greenfield plan, leading to our decision to double our investment,"
said Teresa Elder, CEO of WOW!. "In
addition to adding new communities, like those in Greenville County, we continue to identify and
expand opportunities in our previously announced markets in
Central Florida where we now
expect to bring our blazing fast, multi-Gig fiber network to 50,000
Customers in Greenville County
will have access to WOW!'s innovative technology and product suite
that provides the best in choice, reliability, speed and value.
Customers can stay connected with multi-Gig HSD service, WOW!'s
fastest broadband speed available, home and business WiFi solutions
to support streaming, remote work and small business needs as well
as WOW! tv+, its premier IP-based video service.
"We are committed to delighting customers in Upstate South
Carolina and Central Florida with
our fast, reliable network and choice of exceptional products
fitting all budgets," said Don
Schena, chief customer experience officer at WOW!. "We pride
ourselves in offering the highest quality services and care to our
communities. As such, we're eager to reach new homes and businesses
in Greenville County."
WOW! continues to pursue expansion opportunities across the
country and expects to announce additional markets later this year.
For more information on WOW! and to find out if its services are
available in your area, please visit www.wowway.com.
About WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone
WOW! is one of
the nation's leading broadband providers, with an efficient,
high-performing network that passes 1.9 million residential,
business and wholesale consumers. WOW! provides services in 14
markets, primarily in the Midwest and Southeast, including
Michigan, Alabama, Tennessee, South
Carolina, Florida and
Georgia. With an expansive
portfolio of advanced services, including high-speed Internet
services, cable TV, phone, business data, voice, and cloud
services, the company is dedicated to providing outstanding service
at affordable prices. WOW! also serves as a leader in exceptional
human resources practices, having been recognized eight times by
the National Association for Business Resources as a Best &
Brightest Company to Work For, winning the award for the last four
consecutive years. Visit wowway.com for more information.
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