Russellville Announces Kentucky's First Gigabit Service

  • EPB SmartNet
  • National Broadband Plan
RUSSELLVILLE, KY - EPB SmartNet, Russellville’s municipally owned fiber-to-the-premises network, announced the first 1 Gigabit broadband service in Kentucky to be available for business customers.

EPB SmartNet operates a high-speed optical fiber network that offers services to over 4000 homes and businesses in the Russellville area. With the new 1 gigabit service offering, Russellville joins a handful of other “Gig” cities offering the fastest broadband service in the country, and is tied with a few international communities for fastest in the world.

With EPB SmartNet’s announcement of 1 Gigabit service, Russellville is now 10 times faster and six years ahead of FCC’s National Broadband Plan calling for 100 Mbps speeds for 260 million households nationwide by 2020.

“We are so proud of the opportunity to serve the Russellville community with such advanced broadband service.” said Robert White, general manager of EPB SmartNet. “This is just another indication of our commitment to support Russellville’s economic development vision for this vibrant community.”


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