- The company now plans to invest a total of $400 million in Greenfield Extensions
- In addition to Greenville County, South Carolina as upcoming Greenfield Market brings nearly 30,000 more homes to go
- WOW! raises expectations of Central Florida extension from 100,000 to 150,000
- The 400,000 additional houses passed will increase the total number of passes of WOW! by 21%
ENGLEWOOD, Colo., May 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — WOW! Internet, cable and telephone (NYSE: WOW), a leading broadband service provider, today announced that it will double its plans to expand Greenfield to 400,000 homes by 2027, a 21% increase in the number company’s total homes and that it would increase its Greenfield investment to a total of $400 million. The increase reflects the plan to add almost 30,000 housing units passed in Greenville County, South Carolinanewly identified growth opportunities in Central Floridaand future markets.
WOW! brings its reliable, state-of-the-art all-IP fiber network to residents and businesses in Greenville County, South Carolinathe third new service area the company announced this year as it enters new markets to meet rising request for fast, reliable broadband.
WOW! plans to invest more than $30 million in Greenville County and reach over 28,000 past households in communities across Five Forks, fountain inn, Mauldin, Piedmont and Simpsonville. Combined with the expansion plans recently announced in Seminole County and Orange County, Florida, WOW! expects to reach nearly 180,000 new homes, surpassing the company’s earlier projection of 100,000. These expansions are part of the company’s ongoing initiative to create new markets not adjacent to its network and to deliver its advanced fiber technology and award-winning customer service to homes and businesses across its growing footprint.
“We are delighted with the momentum we have created in the execution of our Greenfield plan, which led to our decision to double our investment,” said Elder Therese, CEO of WOW!. “In addition to adding new communities, such as those of Greenville Countywe continue to identify and expand opportunities in our previously announced markets in Central Florida where we now plan to bring our ultra-fast multi-Gig fiber optic network to 50,000 more homes.”
Customers in Greenville County will have access to the innovative technology and product suite of WOW! that offers the best in choice, reliability, speed and value. Customers can stay connected with HSD multi-Gig service, WOW!’s fastest broadband speed, home and business Wi-Fi solutions to support streaming, remote work and small business needs as well that WOW! tv+, its first IP video service.
“We are committed to delighting customers in Northern South Carolina and Central Florida thanks to our fast and reliable network and our choice of exceptional products suitable for all budgets,” said Don Schena, Director of Customer Experience at WOW!. “We pride ourselves on providing the highest quality services and care to our communities. As such, we look forward to reaching new homes and businesses in Greenville County.”
WOW! continues to seek expansion opportunities across the country and plans 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 wowway.com.
About WOW! Internet, cable and telephone
WOW! is one of the country’s leading broadband providers, with an efficient and high-performance network that serves 1.9 million residential, business and wholesale consumers. WOW! provides services in 14 markets, primarily in the Midwest and Southeast, including Michigan, Alabama, Tennessee, Caroline from the south, Florida and Georgia. With an extensive portfolio of advanced services, including high-speed Internet, cable TV, telephony, business data, voice and cloud services, the company is committed to providing exceptional service at affordable prices. WOW! is also a leader in outstanding human resources practices, having been recognized eight times by the National Association for Business Resources as the best and brightest company to work for, winning the award for the past four consecutive years . Visitwww.wowway.com for more information.
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