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Press Release -- August 22nd, 2023
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Empire Access Expands Services Across Elmira, New York

Fastest Internet in the Northeast is coming to North, South, and the City of Elmira

Elmira, NY, August 22, 2023 – Empire Access, a fiber internet service provider declared the fastest internet in the Northeast, is expanding its broadband internet services around Elmira, including North Elmira, South Elmira, and the City of Elmira, New York. Empire Access’ services will be available to homeowners, businesses, and local governments with construction expected to be completed in early October 2023.

Empire Access, headquartered in Prattsburgh, New York, provides leading fiber optic internet services across large areas of New York’s Southern Tier and Northern Pennsylvania. Over the past year, Empire Access has rapidly expanded its service area to smaller-in-size communities outside of major metropolitan areas to provide home and business owners with access to the fastest in the Northeast United States, according to PCMag. To further its commitment to its customers, Empire Access combines 24/7/365 local customer support teams with affordable prices, which never include promotion-ending gimmicks.

“We are committed to bringing residents and businesses throughout Elmira the best internet available, states Jim Baase, CEO at Empire Access. “Empire Access is excited to be a part of this community and looks forward to serving many future customers. We differentiate ourselves from our competitors because of, firstly, our full service suite and our team’s ever-growing drive to stand out and support our customers. To fully entrench ourselves in what it means to be part of the communities we serve, we build our teams with residents of the same communities. We thank you in advance for allowing us to join you in this journey!”

Empire Access pairs its high-speed fiber optic internet with a complete array of telecommunication and security services:

  • Streaming TV delivering crystal clear, 100% HD picture quality, restart TV, Whole Home DVR, and much more
  • Home and business phone plans covering all your favorite features such as toll-free numbers, voicemail, hosted phone systems, and more
  • IoT security, home automation and 24/7 video monitoring with the ability to remotely, lock and unlock doors, control appliances, climate control, security management, and more right from your computer or smart device
  • Advanced business services including enterprise Wi-Fi, high-security fire walls, business emails, audio and video conferencing, dark fiber, and metro-Ethernet

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About Empire Access:

Founded in 1896 with a single telephone line in Prattsburgh, NY, Empire Access has grown significantly as a local communications provider serving large areas of Upstate New York and Northern Pennsylvania. Empire Access offers a wide range of products and services from scalable high-speed fiber optic internet, TV, phone, and advanced security solutions. Responding to a variety of business and consumer needs, Empire Access continues to expand into new areas while retaining a strong focus on local and personalized customer service. In 2017, 2018, and 2021, Empire Access was awarded Best Internet Service Provider in the Southern Tier region of New York. Empire Access has been named as the fastest Internet Service Provider in the Northeastern United States for two consecutive years by PC Mag. In January of 2023, Empire Access closed on a majority investment from funds controlled by Antin Infrastructure Partners.

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