City of Greendale, altafiber partner to offer fiber to 100 percent of consumer, business locations

CITY OF GREENDALE, Indiana – The City of Greendale approved a partnership with altafiber on Wednesday, Nov. 10, that will result in the development of a one gigabit high-speed broadband fiber network available to every address in the city. This robust fiber network will be deployed over the next 24 months.
Access to reliable high-speed Internet is essential for residents and businesses to address work-from-home, virtual learning, and telehealth activities. Under terms of the partnership, altafiber will deliver its state-of-the-art “Fiber to the Premise” network (FTTP) to approximately 2,200 locations in the City of Greendale. The City of Greendale’s investment of approximately $625,000 will leverage an altafiber investment of approximately $2.5 million to implement the project.
As part of the agreement, altafiber’s Smart City organization – UniCity – will help design, construct, and install the infrastructure to support public Wi-Fi in designated parts of the City of Greendale. Public Wi-Fi is critical to create economic development opportunities for businesses that leverage these networks to reach customers in new ways, and to support applications that enhance the quality of life for residents and visitors.
“The City of Greendale is excited to partner with altafiber to bring high-speed fiber broadband to the residents and businesses of our city,” said Alan Weiss, Mayor of the City of Greendale. “This will be a great amenity for the Greendale Community.”
altafiber has a long history and progressive experience in providing and managing large and complex wireline and wireless projects. As the leading supplier of fiber-based services in Greater Cincinnati, altafiber has invested more than $1 billion since 2010 into building a fiber network across the region.
The partnership with the City of Greendale furthers the company’s goal to find creative solutions toward providing high-quality fiber connections to all, particularly with respect to those who are unserved and under-served.
“Internet connectivity is mission-critical to access jobs, educational opportunities, and health-care resources,” said Tom Simpson, Chief Operating Officer of altafiber. “We are excited about this partnership with the City of Greendale, and appreciate the City’s leadership in support of digital equity and equal access to high-speed broadband Internet.”
About altafiber
With headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio, altafiber delivers integrated communications solutions to residential and business customers over its fiber-optic network including high-speed internet, video, voice and data. altafiber provides service in areas of Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana and Hawai’i. In addition, enterprise customers across the United States and Canada rely on CBTS and OnX, wholly-owned subsidiaries, for efficient, scalable office communications systems and end-to-end IT solutions. For more information, please visit The information on the Company’s website is not incorporated by reference in this press release.
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