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Sparklight® Invests $1.2 Million to Upgrade

Belle Chasse, Louisiana Network; Launch Gig Speeds


June 29, 2021 – Belle Chasse, LA. – Sparklight®, a leading broadband communications provider, recently completed a $1.2 million upgrade to its robust, fiber-rich network in Belle Chasse, Louisiana, bringing speeds up to 1 Gigabit to residential customers and small and medium-sized businesses.

In addition to further strengthening the reliability of its high-speed internet service, Sparklight is building a future-proof network designed to meet the long-term connectivity needs of the Belle Chasse community.

“Sparklight is a proud member of the Belle Chasse community and this latest investment illustrates our commitment to not only bringing fast and reliable internet to residents and businesses, but outstanding local service by Sparklight associates who live and work here,” said Charlie Oakes, Sparklight General Manager. “This infrastructure upgrade enables us to meet the evolving digital needs of our customers while delivering high-value service and a quality customer experience.”

Oakes says the new Gig speeds will allow for faster downloads and uploads, enhanced streaming and gaming and uninterrupted connections in multi-device homes.


“Demands on bandwidth are greater than ever before in homes today. Working from home, online learning and multiple video streams mean our customers need access to superior internet service. Sparklight is proud to meet that need with speeds up to 1 Gig and reliability customers can depend on,” Oakes said.

Sparklight Business currently offers up to 100 Gigabits of symmetrical speed over a dedicated fiber connection to larger Belle Chasse organizations, government agencies, healthcare facilities and educational institutions.

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About Sparklight

Sparklight® is a leading broadband communications provider and part of the Cable One family of brands, which serves more than 1.1 million residential and business customers in 24 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.


Trish Niemann         
Senior Director, Corporate Communications