WOW! expands to Seminole County, FL as first greenfield market

Feb. 7, 2022
WOW! announced its plans to invest at least $60 million in Seminole County, located near Orlando.

WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW) announced on Feb. 4 the company is bringing its all IP fiber broadband network to residents and businesses in Seminole County, Florida.

WOW! said it plans to invest at least $60 million in Seminole County, located near Orlando. The expansion will mark the first of many new service areas planned for the company, it said in a statement.

This new expansion is part of WOW!'s larger greenfield initiative to build new markets non-adjacent to its existing network, and bring its advanced fiber technology and superior customer service to customers across its growing footprint.

WOW! already serves Pinellas County and Panama City in Florida and identified Seminole County as a new community ripe for innovation and growth. The company plans to reach more than 60,000 homes passed upon completion of the project.

Work on the new all-fiber infrastructure in Seminole County has already begun. Customers will have access to the provider's multi-Gig HSD service, WOW!'s fastest broadband speed available, home and business WiFi solutions to support streaming, remote work and small business needs as well as WOW! tv+, its premier IP-based video service.

"Investing in Seminole county is investing in its community, its people, and its growth," said Kirk Zerkle, VP of Market Expansion at WOW!. "We are thrilled to give residents and businesses in Seminole County the service they deserve. We know how important it is to be connected in every aspect of our lives and look forward to WOW! becoming an integral part of this county."

WOW! continues to pursue expansion opportunities across the country and expects to announce additional markets later this year.

"We are excited to announce Seminole County as the first service area to kick off our Greenfield initiative," said Teresa Elder, CEO of WOW!. "We are delighted to offer communities in Seminole County a better broadband choice so they can work, learn and be entertained using WOW!'s multi-Gig fiber-to-the-home network. Area residents and businesses will be pleasantly surprised by our reliable network, super-fast speeds and choice of exceptional products to meet their broadband usage needs."