Optimum Completes Network Upgrade to Launch Faster Internet Service in Sissonville, Jackson County, Kanawha County, And Lincoln County, West Virginia

Local Residents and Businesses Now Have Access to up to 400 Mbps Internet Speeds to Power All Their Connectivity Needs

WEST VIRGINIA (APRIL 17, 2023) – Optimum today announces that the company has completed a significant network upgrade to launch faster internet service, including speeds of up to 400 Mbps, in Sissonville, Jackson County, Kanawha County (Alum Creek) and Lincoln County (Alum Creek), West Virginia.

The new 400 Mbps Optimum Internet service, which is available to local residents and businesses, is more than 13 times faster than the highest internet speed previously offered. In addition, Optimum has launched home phone service, giving these communities access to Optimum’s full portfolio of products, including internet, mobile, TV, and phone.

“Optimum is committed to keeping our customers connected to the things that matter most to them, and we are pleased to have launched faster internet speeds as well as phone service in Sissonville, Jackson County, Kanawha County and Lincoln County,” said Leroy Williams, Chief Growth Officer for Optimum. “With this upgrade, Optimum now delivers our full suite of connectivity services across these West Virginia communities, ensuring that local customers have access to the fast and reliable connectivity services they need to power their lives at home, at work, and on the go.”

“Increasing access to affordable, reliable broadband is vital to the success and growth of our communities in West Virginia,” said Senator Manchin. “I’m pleased Optimum is investing in faster and more reliable Internet and phone service for residents and businesses in Jackson, Kanawha, and Lincoln Counties. Projects like these are exactly the sort of action that I envisioned when I helped author the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. I’ll keep fighting until every home in the Mountain State has broadband access, and I’m grateful to Optimum for their shared commitment to closing the digital divide.”

Optimum’s award-winning internet comes with 99.9% reliability, whole home WiFi coverage with Smart WiFi 6 for seamless streaming, working, gaming and more, built-in security, as well as 24/7 tech support. The company’s Optimum Mobile service is delivered over America’s most awarded 5G network and offers plans starting as low as $15 per month per line.

Optimum offers a wide range of internet speeds to meet all needs and budgets. The company participates in the Affordable Connectivity Program, which offers a subsidy of up to $30 per month to help qualifying households pay for Internet or mobile service and is available to customers in West Virginia. Optimum is also committing to support local organizations in the communities it serves, which includes partnerships with the United Way of Central West Virginia and the Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) in Kanawha County.

For more information on Optimum products and services, residents can visit the Optimum store in nearby Charleston, call 866.9.OPTIMUM or visit Optimum.com.

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