Dgtl Infra provides a roundup of fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) deployments and project completions announced during the month of February 2022. Fiber infrastructure providers including Horizon, Ubiquity, WOW!, Ziply, and NorthState all make February 2022’s fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) roundup list.

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NorthState Communications – February 9, 2022

NorthState provides fiber internet, voice, and streaming services to nearly 200k homes and businesses in North Carolina and Virginia, under the brand Lumos.

  • Deployment: 53k homes and businesses in North Carolina’s counties of Alamance, Guilford, Orange, and Wayne
  • Status: New Build-Out
  • Infrastructure: building 800 miles of fiber network by mid-2023
  • Financial Sponsor: EQT Infrastructure III fund

National Broadband Ireland (NBI) – February 9, 2022

National Broadband Ireland (NBI) is building fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) networks which will connect 1.1+ million people and 554k+ premises in Ireland.

  • Deployment: 55k premises in 22 counties of Ireland, including Carlow, Clare, Cavan, Cork, Galway, Kerry, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Limerick, Louth, Monaghan, Roscommon, Sligo, Tipperary, Waterford, Wexford, and Wicklow
  • Status: Completed
  • Financial Sponsor: Government of Ireland

Ziply Fiber – February 8, 2022

Ziply Fiber is a residential broadband provider and has either completed or begun fiber deployments in 57 markets across Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Montana.

  • Deployment: 1,300 residences and businesses in Mill City, Oregon (up to 1,600+)
  • Status: Completed
  • Financial Sponsors: Searchlight Capital, PSP Investments, British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (BCI), Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments), and WaveDivision Capital

Spectrum Internet (HFC) – February 8, 2022

Spectrum is a broadband connectivity provider and cable operator serving more than 32 million customers in 41 states across the U.S.

  • Deployment: 725 homes and small businesses in Clark County, Indiana
  • Status: New Build-Out
  • Financial Sponsor: publicly-traded as Charter Communications (NASDAQ: CHTR)

WOW! (WideOpenWest) – February 4, 2022

WOW! provides broadband services in 14 markets, primarily in the Midwest and Southeast U.S. Presently, the company’s network passes 1.9 million residential, business, and wholesale consumers.

  • Deployment: 60k+ homes in Seminole County (located near Orlando), Florida
  • Status: New Build-Out
  • Investment: at least $60m
  • Financial Sponsor: publicly-traded (NYSE: WOW)

Ubiquity Management – February 3, 2022

Ubiquity partners with internet service providers (ISPs), wireless carriers, utilities, and municipalities to deliver connectivity solutions in underserved communities.

  • Deployment: businesses and residents in the central Texas cities of Hutto and Killeen, Texas
  • Status: New Build-Out
  • Investment: $100m in total, of which $20m will be invested in Hutto and $80m in Killeen
  • Financial Sponsors: Generate Capital, Montage Investments (1248 Holdings)

Horizon Telcom – February 1, 2022

Horizon Telcom is a facilities-based, fiber-optic broadband provider which primarily serves southern and eastern Ohio, as well as the Indianapolis metropolitan markets and parts of West Virginia and Pennsylvania.

  • Deployment: 2,665 homes and businesses in Greenfield, Ohio
  • Status: New Build-Out
  • Infrastructure: building 31 miles of new fiber network in 2022
  • Financial Sponsors: GCM Grosvenor, Novacap, HarbourVest, Hamilton Lane, and RCP Advisors
Jonathan Kim covers Fiber for Dgtl Infra, including Zayo Group, Cogent Communications (NASDAQ: CCOI), Uniti Group (NASDAQ: UNIT), Lumen Technologies (NYSE: LUMN), Frontier Communications (NASDAQ: FYBR), Consolidated Communications (NASDAQ: CNSL), and many more. Within Fiber, Jonathan focuses on the sub-sectors of wholesale / dark fiber, enterprise fiber, fiber-to-the-home (FTTH), fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP), and subsea cables. Jonathan has over 8 years of experience in research and writing for Fiber.


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