Sparklight®, a leading broadband communications provider and part of the Cable One family of brands, today announced plans to build a fiber-optic network that will provide high-speed internet service to Kilgore residents and businesses.
Engineering and pre-construction activities are already underway on the company’s state-of-the-art, all-fiber network that will deliver symmetrical speeds up to 1 Gig for residential customers and up to 5 Gigs for business customers.
“We are thrilled to build a solid and reliable broadband infrastructure that will offer fiber-rich connectivity to Kilgore residents and business,” said Chris Boone, Sparklight Senior Vice President of Business Services and Emerging Markets. “Our multi-million-dollar investment in this network will support the bandwidth needs of the Kilgore community, now and in the future. Whether it be for telemedicine, online education, working from home, ecommerce or simply accessing content and entertainment – Sparklight’s advanced speeds provide an optimal online experience for our customers.”
“Fast and reliable internet service is critical to the economic growth and development of Kilgore and is one of the most requested additions to our existing amenities,” said Kilgore Mayor Ronnie Spradlin. “We are very pleased to welcome Sparklight to our community and we look forward to the opportunities and advantages that their fiber internet service will bring to the city of Kilgore.”
Construction on the Sparklight network is expected to be completed in spring 2022. The company’s network will ultimately connect more than 7,000 Kilgore residential and business customers.
For more information about Sparklight, access www.sparklight.com.