FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sparklight Connects First Longview Customers
February 2, 2021 – Longview, TX – Sparklight® is pleased to announce it has connected its first Longview customers to the company’s fast and reliable fiber internet service, which is now available to more than 800 residential and business customers in the Longview community.
Construction is continuing on a state-of-the-art Passive Optical Network (PON) throughout Longview, and services are expected to become available in a phased, neighborhood-by-neighborhood basis throughout the remainder of the year. The company’s all-fiber network will ultimately connect more than 31,000 Longview residential and business customers by year-end.
Sparklight offers symmetrical internet speeds ranging from 100 Mbps up to 1 Gig for residential customers and 100 Mbps up to 5 Gigs for business customers.
“Seamless connectivity is critical - especially in unprecedented times like these when our customers are staying connected to loved ones as well as accessing work, education, and entertainment from home. These are the things that matter most to our customers and the reason why we’re investing so heavily in the communities we serve,” Julie Laulis, President & CEO. “We are excited to extend our services to Longview and look forward to becoming a long-term partner to the community.”
Sparklight has extensive experience providing customers with internet, TV, phone, and commercial services throughout East Texas and across its 21-state footprint. In addition to providing a superior customer experience, Sparklight offers innovative technologies and products at a competitive price; as well as a commitment to the communities it serves through educational programs, corporate giving, and donations of time and resources.
“We understand the needs of our residential and business customers continue to evolve as their consumption of data increases. As multi-device households become the norm and businesses expect a broad suite of products, Sparklight will continue to offer the innovative solutions needed, along with service that is personal, proactive, and local,” Laulis said.
Information about the construction process and what area residents and businesses can expect can be found at sparklight.com/longview..
Sparklight® is a leading broadband communications provider and part of the Cable One family of brands, which serves more than 950,000 residential and business customers in 21 states. Sparklight provides consumers with a wide array of connectivity and entertainment services, including high-speed internet and advanced Wi-Fi solutions, cable television and phone service. Sparklight Business provides scalable and cost-effective products for businesses ranging in size from small to mid-market, in addition to enterprise, wholesale and carrier customers.
Senior Director, Corporate Communications