DENVER, 22 November 2021 / PRNewswire / – Bluepeak, an innovative internet provider, today announced that the first phase of its multi-million dollar expansion initiative to bring its state-of-the-art fiber-to-the-home network Oklahoma has begun. The company has already started construction in Enid, Pear and Still water and has city franchise approval to begin construction in Bartlesville, Clinton and Tonkawa. Additional approvals are pending in Lawton, Elk city and Weatherford. Once completed, this first phase represents an investment by Bluepeak of approximately $ 140 million to build a high speed fiber optic network to the home that will be accessible to more than 140,000 residents and businesses through Oklahoma.
“Fast and reliable broadband connectivity is an integral part of every community, regardless of its size, especially now,” said Rich fish, CEO of Bluepeak. “The choice of operator and access to a next-generation fiber optic network to the home are increasingly important for economic development and Bluepeak will help create dozens of jobs in our expanding markets,” including construction, technicians, sales and call center personnel. We are delighted to partner with these communities in Oklahoma and our expansion will help meet their growing needs now and in the future. Now that we are well into building the first phase of our expansion into Oklahoma, the excitement and momentum is really building. “
According to BroadbandNow, Oklahoma ranks 26e in the nation for state broadband access and only 26% of Oklahoma residents have access to fiber optic service. With Bluepeak’s advanced fiber connection, residential customers can get up to 5 gigabits of symmetrical bandwidth and businesses can get up to 10 gigabits and beyond of symmetrical bandwidth. Bluepeak’s fiber network will offer faster speeds, better connectivity and bandwidth to connect more devices for internet, streaming, gaming and more.
As a company that invests in the communities in which it operates, Bluepeak also recently announced that it is an official partner of the Oklahoma State University Cowboys & Cowgirls. Bluepeak’s relationship will include support for the remaining home football matches in 2021 and the entire 2022 season; men’s and women’s basketball, wrestling and baseball seasons, as well as various on-site exhibits and events in the stadium and through the official OSU Athletics digital platforms.
“Oklahoma is incredibly important to Bluepeak’s growth strategy, so partnering with OSU was a natural fit given their loyal and passionate fan base which is at the heart of both. Still water and the region, ”Fish said.
Bluepeak is building a faster, more reliable internet without the elements that hinder great service, like paperwork, hidden fees, and slow response times. Delivering up to 5 gigabits of speed for residential customers and 10 gigabits for businesses, Bluepeak is a whole new game of ball – from internet to TV, to connecting every device in a home, to powering your home. As a business, Bluepeak not only provides the best fiber connections in the communities it serves, but also meets the growing lifestyle needs of its customers.
Bluepeak (Clarity Telecom LLC) is today known as Vast Broadband in South Dakota and portions of the west Minnesota until these markets are renamed Bluepeak in the summer of 2022. Visit www.mybluepeak.com to learn more or connect with us on LinkedIn or Facebook.