U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) met today with Kinetic by Windstream employees at the company’s retail location in Concord and in the field to learn more about broadband infrastructure.
Kinetic announced plans earlier this week to nearly double the number of fiber-eligible locations in Concord by the end of next year as part of the company’s multi-year, $2 billion fiber investment.
Sen. Tillis recently worked with a bipartisan group of senators to pass an infrastructure bill that will include funding for broadband services for thousands of North Carolinians who do not have access to high-speed internet.
“I am proud to have worked on this important legislation with my colleagues on both sides of the aisle,” said Tillis. “From telemedicine to livestreaming religious services high speed internet has become a necessity for many in North Carolina for their jobs, education and health. Bringing this service to more people through public-private partnerships will lead to increased opportunities for residents and businesses across our state.”
“Kinetic is proud to partner with communities like Concord and others across North Carolina to deliver fast broadband speeds at competitive rates with unmatched service, and we thank Senator Tillis for his continued focus on ensuring that sufficient federal broadband funds are available to connect the unconnected,” said Stacy Hale, president of state operations for Kinetic.
Investments in high-speed internet give residents and businesses access to fast, reliable fiber to navigate the internet safely from home with no lag times while they work, learn or stream entertainment services. Businesses ranging from small shops to large enterprises can take advantage of the fiber-backed network to deploy solutions that make their companies more efficient and profitable such as OfficeSuite UC® and SD-WAN.
To learn more, visit GoKinetic.com.
Kinetic by Windstream is a business unit of Windstream Holdings, a privately held communications and software company. Kinetic provides premium broadband, entertainment and security services through an enhanced fiber network and 5G fixed wireless service to consumers and businesses primarily in rural areas in 18 states. The company also offers managed communications services, including SD-WAN and UCaaS, and high-capacity bandwidth and transport services to businesses across the U.S. Additional information is available at GoKinetic.com. Follow us on Twitter at @GoKineticHome.