Fidelity Investing $2.5 million to Upgrade West Plains Network

June 8, 2020 – West Plains, MO – Fidelity Communications began construction this month on a $2.5 million upgrade to improve its robust, fiber-rich network to West Plains customers. This project will strengthen the reliability of Fidelity's high-speed internet services and prepare its network for additional bandwidth needs.

The upgrade will add seven miles of fiber to the existing plant. Fidelity will also be replacing the existing 30 nodes in the community and adding an additional 20 nodes. These enhancements will allow Fidelity to deliver added consistency and reliability to West Plains.

"Fidelity understands the importance of a fast and reliable network that allows our customers to stay connected to what matters most," said Sam McGill, Fidelity's Missouri General Manager. "Continuous investment in our fiber network and the West Plains community allows Fidelity to stay ahead of our customer's connectivity needs."

Work on these upgrades is anticipated to last six months. During construction, there may be a brief series of service outages. Advance notification will be sent to customers prior to work being conducted in their area. An up-to-date construction map will also be available online, https://www.fidelitycommunications.com/atwork-westplains.

For more information, visit www.fidelitycommunications.com or call 1-800-392-8070.

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About Fidelity Communications

Fidelity Communications 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. Fidelity 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. Fidelity 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.

 

CONTACT:
Michelle Portillo
Director, Corporate Communications
michelle.portillo@cableone.biz

 

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