Consolidated Communications Brings 1 Gig Internet to Chatham, New York


  • Consolidated Communications

CHATHAM, NY — Consolidated Communications launched 1 Gbps broadband services within its Chatham, NY, service area using a new fiber–to-the-premises (FTTP) technology, which significantly increases broadband speeds and on-demand capabilities for residents and businesses. “We congratulate Consolidated Communications on its launch of fiber-to-the-home broadband service in partnership with the Broadband Program Office,” said Jeffrey Nordhaus, Empire State Development executive vice president of Innovation and Broadband. “Broadband is a necessity for all communities in today’s economy and this launch will further assist thousands of businesses and residents throughout the state.”


New NY Broadband Program Grant
Consolidated’s deployment of faster broadband services in New York is supported by a grant from the  New NY Broadband Program, a public-private partnership designed to provide incentives to service providers to deploy last-mile broadband connectivity in underserved and unserved areas. Through grant support from the Program and its own capital investment, Consolidated has extended fiber-based broadband service to more than 10,000 business and residential locations across its awarded projects, along with an additional 5,000 locations outside the Program. In total, more than 30 communities have received new broadband access. Specifically, this projects extends fiber-based broadband services to more than 1,455 businesses and residents in Chatham, East Chatham, North Chatham and Old Chatham.
Customers in these towns now have access to the latest, on-demand streaming content, including: HBO Now, DIRECTV Now, fuboTV and Philo and can use the company’s center to place new orders and upgrade services online.


Fiber Internet services offer a significantly faster, highly reliable broadband connection that gives customers symmetrical speeds and the ability to connect multiple devices without sacrificing speed. Fiber better supports gaming, streaming video content and uploading photos with virtually no buffering or waiting. It also allows people to work from home using a reliable connection that supports remote access and video conferencing, to create and upload high-bandwidth content and to take advantage of smart-home devices. The speed and bandwidth capabilities of high-speed, low-latency fiber Internet services also benefit businesses that can take advantage of cloud access and gain numerous efficiencies and time.



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