The fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) networking expansion includes nearly 42 miles of new fiber, passing 2,840 homes and businesses in the area.
Currently, Horizon is also in the FTTH construction phase in several other Ohio markets, including the communities of Greenfield, Washington Court House, Lancaster, Zanesville, Athens, Logan, Johnstown, and Jackson.
In sum, Horizon currently operates 6,000+ miles of fiber across the states of Ohio, West Virginia, western Pennsylvania, and Indiana, with data center connectivity and backhaul services that span up to Chicago, Illinois.
Supporting evolving digital transformation needs
Post-deployment, the BSP stated that "Hillsboro and its residents and businesses can look forward to the advantages that come with heightened speeds, bandwidth capabilities and affordable broadband solutions. This deployment will meet a host of new and evolving digital transformation needs that homes and businesses alike are bringing to the table," added a Horizon press release.
“Our latest expansion in Hillsboro continues Horizon’s mission of keeping Midwest communities connected,” said Jim Capuano, CEO and president at Horizon. “We are proud to deliver Hillsboro residents and businesses high-quality, affordable, and reliable broadband solutions, which remain absolutely critical for building a bright future and ensuring day-to-day life is fully empowered.”