Optimum Strengthens its Investment in Kentucky with Network Upgrade, Bringing Faster Speeds to the Pikeville Community and Across Pike County

The Company Now Brings Residents and Businesses Internet Speeds of up to 500 Mbps Among Other Improvements and Activities for the Local Community

KENTUCKY (OCTOBER 23, 2023) – Optimum, the local provider of internet, mobile and TV services, today announces that it has launched faster internet speeds of up to 500 Mbps in Pikeville and parts of surrounding Pike County, including: Elkhorn City, Shelbiana, Ashcamp, Mouthcard, Regina, Belcher, Millard, Greasy Creek, Rock House, Lick Creek, and parts of Shelby Gap, Kentucky.

Now, local residents and businesses in these areas can access speeds that are more than three times faster than the previous fastest speed offered by the company. Along with up to 500 Mbps internet service, Optimum internet features whole home WiFi coverage utilizing Smart WiFi 6 technology for seamless streaming, working, gaming and more, built-in security, as well as 24/7 tech support.

Optimum’s Investment in Pikeville

In addition to bringing faster and more reliable internet speeds to Pikeville and Pike County, Optimum has partnered with national education nonprofit DonorsChoose for a third year in a row to fund thousands of classroom projects across Optimum’s 21-state footprint. As part of this partnership, Optimum recently donated $6,000 to the Millard School in Pikeville, and with the school year now in full swing, the projects funded by this donation will enable access to essential tools, technologies, and experiences that support student education growth and success.

“Optimum is thrilled to invest further in Kentucky, upgrading our local network to bring faster and more enhanced broadband speeds as well as critical education funding to the communities in Pikeville and across Pike County,” said, Elton Hart, Vice President, General Manager of Optimum Mid Atlantic. “Optimum is committed to being the connectivity provider of choice in every community we serve, and through these investments, we are providing a better quality connectivity experience to help improve the daily lives of our customers. We are also proud that our partnership with DonorsChoose enables us to support the commitment and creativity of teachers at Millard School, who are creating lasting experiences and lessons for their students.”

Additional Optimum Offerings

Optimum also offers TV services as well as its Optimum Mobile wireless service, delivered over America’s most awarded 5G network and offering plans starting as low as $15 per month per line. Significant monthly savings are available for Pikeville and Pike County residents who choose Optimum Complete, a new line of Internet + Mobile bundles that start at just $45 per month for internet service with one mobile line. The company also 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.

For more information on Optimum’s product offerings and services, local residents can visit the Optimum store in Pikeville, call 866.9.OPTIMUM or visit optimum.com/internet.

Store Information

Address: 300 N Mayo Trail Pikeville, KY 41501

Hours: Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.