FLTG completes fiber from Horseheads to Elmira

Southern Tier business customers now have access to broadband Internet and telecommunications services, with the extension of Finger Lakes Technologies Group Inc.’s fiber-optic network.FLTG’s fiber-optic network has been extended by 50 miles to Elmira and Horseheads, through Finger Lakes Technologies Group Inc. South, a joint venture of FLTG and Empire & North Penn Telephone. The fiber-optic network will be extended to Corning within 60 to 90 days.FLTG’s fiber-optic network serves the entire Finger Lakes region, covering 700 miles from Rochester to Syracuse and now Elmira. Empire & North Penn Telephone’s fiber-optic network runs more than 450 miles within New York and Pennsylvania.“Business customers in the Southern Tier now have access to state-of-the-art data, voice and Internet services, through the expansion of FLTG’s redundant fiber-optic network,” said FLTG President and CEO Paul H. Griswold. “We will reach even more customers as we complete the extension into Corning in the first quarter of 2012.”Empire & North Penn Telephone President Brian Wagner said, “Through our FLTG South Inc. joint venture, more customers now have access to Empire and FLTG’s fiber-optic cable networks and innovative solutions.”

Also on FingerLakes1.com