Press Release

AUGUST 11, 2021 — MOREHEAD, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Kinetic announced the expansion of fiber broadband service in Morehead and Rowan County.

This project will deploy fiberoptic cables to provide one gigabit-per-second capabilities to approximately 8,000 eligible households and businesses in the county by year end.

“We are excited to announce this ambitious initiative to deliver dependable, high-speed broadband access to our neighbors across Rowan County,” said Stephanie Bell, Kinetic vice president for government affairs in Kentucky. “This project is part of our commitment to ensure that local citizens in both rural and urban areas are equipped with the latest technology to help them work, learn, shop, play, and connect.”

Kinetic by Windstream currently serves more than 3,300 active customers in Rowan County. The company provides broadband, voice, productivity and entertainment services to homes and businesses in Rowan County.

“The COVID-19 pandemic has shown us just how vital fast, reliable internet access is for maintaining connectivity in our daily lives,” said state Representative Richard White of Morehead. “I am grateful that Windstream is investing in the future of Morehead and Rowan County, and I’m excited for how this project will positively impact small business, education, healthcare, and much more in our community.”

As the largest private company middle-mile or long-haul network infrastructure in Rowan County, Kinetic provides a solid and substantial base to build from in providing last-mile fiber connections to connect unserved customers with fast, reliable speeds.

Kinetic has more than 30 customer service technicians, network technicians, engineers and managers that work in the Central Office located at 154 East Second Street in downtown Morehead.

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