Lumos Fiber Expands Fiber Optic Network to Homes and Businesses Across Virginia


WAYNESBORO, Va. (WHSV) – Thousands of homes and businesses in Virginia will soon have access to a “state-of-the-art 100% fiber optic network” from network provider Lumos.

As part of an ongoing expansion of its ultra-high-speed fiber internet service, Lumos announced an accelerated construction schedule for expansion into Virginia, adding more than 12,000 homes and businesses in five communities by the end. of 2022, according to a press release.

Waynesboro, Augusta County, Stuarts Draft, Crozet and Bedford County, including parts of Lynchburg, will benefit from a 100% fiber optic network.

Lumos says this will enable economic growth and the ability to attract workers who wish to live, work and prosper in the region.

“Our ambition is to bring high speed fiber internet to as many communities as possible across Virginia and beyond,” said Diego Anderson, CEO of Lumos. “I am delighted to announce our plans for 2022 to bring a future-proof network to even more of Virginia.”

Only a 100% fiber-optic network can provide virtually unlimited broadband capacity and the synchronous upload and download speeds needed for today’s super-high-bandwidth applications, including HD quality video meetings, l ‘virtual learning, latency-free VR games, e-commerce and cloud computing,’ continued Anderson.

Construction will begin immediately and should be completed by fall 2022. Some communities will have access as early as March 2022.

The announcement was reportedly greeted with broad support from local leaders keen to have a next-generation fiber optic network to help the economy of their communities.

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