COLUMBUS, Ohio – May 3, 2022 – Horizon, an Ohio-based fiber-optic broadband company, announces today that it is continuing to expand its regional state-of-the-art fiber-optic network to residents and businesses in Johnstown, Ohio. This Horizon Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) expansion includes 24 miles of new fiber, passing 1,674 homes and businesses in the area.
Horizon is delivering faster, more affordable connectivity solutions with increased bandwidth capabilities to the residents and businesses in Johnstown, which in turn will deliver the mission-critical foundations for digital transformation across the community. With faster connections and greater bandwidth, homes and businesses can leverage innovative applications to achieve enhanced digital experiences.
“Robust networking services and top-tier connectivity are at the core of so many day-to-day tasks and objectives, and FTTH deployments are a great way to set communities up for success,” says Jim Capuano, CEO and President at Horizon. “This is why we’re excited to bring Johnstown on to our growing FTTH footprint. We look forward to seeing how residents and businesses will utilize this platform to enhance their success in a host of ways.”
“Our gratitude goes to Horizon for helping us achieve strong foundations that bright futures can be built on,” says Chip Dutcher, Mayor of the City of Johnstown. “Our residents will enjoy much-needed connectivity and networking that bring levels of speed and quality that simply cannot be lived without anymore, and that’s wonderful to know.”
Currently, Horizon is in the FTTH construction phase in several other Midwest markets, including Greenfield, OH, Washington Court House, OH, Lancaster, OH, Zanesville, OH, Athens, OH, and Logan, OH, and will soon announce additional fiber-optic build outs across the region.
Today, Horizon operates 6,000+ miles of fiber across Ohio, West Virginia, western Pennsylvania and Indiana, with data center connectivity and backhaul services that span up to Chicago, IL.
Johnstown customers can pre-register now for this exciting new service at www.horizonconnects.com/johnstown/. To learn more about Horizon, visit horizonconnects.com or call 866-416-7163.
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