C Spire Completes Acquisition and Integration of Broadband Company in Alabama | state
FAIRHOPE, Ala., July 1, 2021 / PRNewswire / – C Spire has completed the integration of Harbor Communications acquired last year and is moving forward with plans to meet the growing Internet and information technology needs of consumers and businesses on along the Gulf Coast of Alabama.
“… this acquisition consolidates our efforts to become the dominant market player in Alabama … ” Hu Meena, C Spire
The announcement was made by company officials and Fairhope Mayor Sherry Sullivan at a press conference Thursday at The Hope Farm in this Baldwin County town located on the eastern shore of Mobile Bay. C Spire is using the acquisition to accelerate efforts to provide ultra-fast fiber-based broadband internet access and related services to several towns and villages in Mobile and Baldwin counties.
With the rapid expansion and upgrade of Harbor’s existing fiber infrastructure, C Spire Home, the broadband Internet division of the diversified technology and telecommunications services company, will initially make broadband services available. consumers and businesses in more than 60 fiber homes by early 2022 in Fairhope, Foley, Orange Beach, Gulf coasts and in various unincorporated parts of the two counties.
Ultimately, C Spire Home is bringing its next-generation broadband services to thousands of other consumers and businesses, hotels and vacation rentals in both counties. Construction has already started in parts of the unincorporated area of Mobile County and is in progress in Baldwin County and several of its municipalities.
As part of its expansion efforts, C Spire is actively pursuing the interest of consumers and businesses in other communities and cities on the Gulf Coast of Alabama looking for more reliable high-speed Internet service and faster based on the company’s crowdsourcing model, which relies on demand from owners, businesses and tenants to drive adoption. Go to www.cspire.com/alfiber and click on the “Home” button.
The company also offers a range of voice, data and consulting services, including managed computing, through C Spire Business, its business solutions division, to businesses ranging from small businesses to companies. corporate operations. The division is considered one of the leading providers of solutions to the IT industry in the Southeast and the United States.
CEO of C Spire Hu Meena said his company had worked hard to make the transition “seamless and painless” for Harbor customers and that most of the 40 employees would fill similar roles. “All of our team members are dedicated to customer satisfaction and this acquisition strengthens our efforts to become the dominant market player in Alabama and the Southeast region, “he added.
Federal officials and regional economic development representatives have emphasized the importance of fiber optic infrastructure and technology in creating new jobs and economic growth on the Gulf Coast of Alabama.
Alabama ranks 38th nationally for broadband access, and federal and state authorities have made fast, reliable, and affordable Internet access for rural areas a priority with the funding and creation of Alabama Rural Broadband Coalition, a group of community, business and government leaders dedicated to job creation, economic development and business growth.
“High-speed Internet access, especially in rural areas, can be a game-changer for consumers and businesses in our state,” said the congressman. Jerry carl, R-Mobile, who represents the region in the US House of Representatives. “Through private companies like C Spire, we hope to connect more Alabamians and boost employment opportunities and the economy in our state.”
“High-speed fiber Internet is the new electrical infrastructure at the 21st century “, said Lee lawson, President and CEO of the Baldwin County Economic Development Alliance, which has over 100 members. “We are delighted that C Spire is partnering with us to help our residents and businesses become more successful. “
C Spire Expands Ultra-Fast Broadband Internet Services to Consumers and Managed IT Services to Businesses by Alabama as part of a set $ 1 billion investment announced earlier this year to accelerate the development and deployment of broadband fiber optic and network enhancements in its three states.
The company spends approximately $ 500 million on improving fiber and network infrastructure to deliver super-fast high-speed Internet access to consumers and a myriad of advanced voice and data services to businesses of all types and sizes over the next three years , which should create more jobs, stimulate the state economy and improve the quality of life for all.
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