Press Release

Carbondale, Pennsylvania – March 27, 2023 – Empire Access, a fiber internet service provider in the Northeast US, announces plans to build out their fiber optic services in Carbondale, Pennsylvania. With expected completion in the fall of 2023, Empire Access will offer residents and businesses internet, TV, phone, and security solutions. This expansion comes as Empire Access recently announced plans to build fiber in nearby Pennsylvania communities, Williamsport and Scranton.

“We’re really excited to be covering more ground in Pennsylvania,” said Empire Access CEO, Jim Baase. “Having a resource for communication services is crucial and we recognize the need for a reliable internet connection in Carbondale. Unlike our competitors, our local team members and facilities provide us a unique opportunity to become active members in the community. Carbondale is a landmark in history and we look forward to being a part of that story.”.

The build out, which will offer internet speeds up to 1 Gigabit, is a part of a two-phase expansion in Pennsylvania.

Empire Access pairs it’s high-speed fiber optic internet with a complete array of telecommunication and security services:

  • Streaming TV delivering crystal clear, 100% HD picture quality, restart TV, Whole Home DVR, and much more
  • Home and business phone plans covering all your favorite features such as toll-free numbers, voicemail, hosted phone systems, and more
  • IoT security, home automation and 24/7 video monitoring with the ability to remotely lock and unlock doors, control appliances, climate control, security management, and more right from your computer or smart device
  • Advanced business services including enterprise Wi-Fi, high-security fire walls, business emails, audio and video conferencing, dark fiber, and metro-Ethernet

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