Consolidated builds FTTP network in Ghent, NY

Consolidated Communications (NASDAQ:CNSL) announced the completion of a gigabit fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) network and the launch of ...

Consolidated Communications (NASDAQ:CNSL) announced the completion of a gigabit fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) network and the launch of TV service in Ghent, NY, located in southeastern New York. The buildout is intended to support residential and small business triple-play services.

"Our 1 Gig fiber network is primed and ready to deliver an incredible TV experience to our customers - one that has the potential to not only transform the quality of their lives, but enhance its enjoyment through expanded programming delivered on superior broadband technology than what's available in the region today," said Rob Koester, vice president of consumer product management at Consolidated Communications.

With a variety of available triple-play packages, customers will have access to national and local channels along with regional sports networks. Customers will also be able to watch and record shows in HD on a whole-home DVR, which is included in all TV packages.

Consolidated recently launched 1 Gbps Internet speeds in its New York service areas.

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