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Lancaster Expansion

Horizon Expands Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) Initiatives into Lancaster, Ohio

Network and Service Expansion Meets Local Demands for Enhanced Connectivity and Business Opportunities

COLUMBUS, Ohio – March 2, 2022 –  Horizon, an Ohio-based fiber-optic broadband company, announces today that it is continuing to expand its regional state-of-the-art fiber-optic network to residents and businesses in Lancaster, Ohio. This Horizon Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) expansion includes 183 miles of new fiber, passing nearly 15,000 homes and businesses in Lancaster.

The extended Horizon footprint will support growing network requirements for users across the region, offering greater speeds and heightened bandwidth capabilities with affordable broadband options while underscoring Horizon’s role as a trusted network partner across the Midwest. Construction on the Lancaster fiber-optic network leg will begin in May 2022 and go live to customers in November 2022.

“Reliable connectivity is no longer a need, it’s a necessity,” says Jim Capuano, CEO at Horizon. “At Horizon, we are committed to expanding our fiber-optic network for Lancaster residents and businesses to access greater bandwidth and faster internet speeds. We are proud to offer high-quality, affordable and reliable broadband solutions to Lancaster and keep our Midwest communities connected.”

“Partnering with Horizon creates a fantastic opportunity for our citizens to have access to dependable, high-speed fiber internet,” notes David Scheffler, Mayor of Lancaster. “This fiber project makes our city even more attractive to new residents and businesses, as it will benefit the community by connecting our schools, businesses, homes and more.”

Horizon is dedicated to continuing its strategic growth on behalf of customers across the Midwest. Today, Horizon operates 5,500+ miles of fiber across Ohio, West Virginia, western Pennsylvania and Indiana, with data center connectivity and backhaul services that span up to Chicago, IL. Currently, Horizon is in the FTTH construction phase in Greenfield and Washington Court House, Ohio, and will soon announce six additional fiber-optic build outs across the region.

Lancaster customers can pre-register now for this exciting new service; visit horizonconnects.com/Lancaster/ and pre-register today. To learn more about Horizon, visit www.horizonconnects.com or call 866-416-7163.

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Horizon is a facilities-based fiber-optic broadband service provider based in Ohio with expanding services across the Midwest. Operating 5,500+ route miles of fiber, Horizon provides high-quality and flexible connectivity solutions to residential, small to large enterprise and wholesale carrier customers. The company’s extensive network offers high-speed Ethernet, Dedicated Internet Access, Hosted Voice and UCaaS, dark fiber, wavelength, and data center connectivity services. Horizon’s entrepreneurial heritage and long-standing commitment to remarkable customer care ensures its devotion to connecting its customers to their worlds with cutting-edge technology. For more information about Horizon’s brand promise, visit horizonconnects.com.


Media Contact for Horizon

Jaymie Scotto & Associates (JSA)

+1 866.695.3629 ext. 11


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