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Kinetic by Windstream Announces Fiber to Maysville Industrial Parks

Monday, October 26, 2020

Maysville, Ky. — Kinetic by Windstream, a long-trusted community partner for internet and communication services, announced a network upgrade to bring fiber to Maysville’s four industrial parks. 

This afternoon, the Kinetic by Windstream team was presented a Maysville-Mason County Appreciation Award and gift set from local dignitaries with the City of Maysville, Mason County, Chamber of Commerce and Executive Director of the Maysville-Mason County Industrial Development Authority for work to attract new business and industry to the area. Kinetic, in turn presented Mitsubishi, an industrial park tenant, with a customer appreciation plaque.

“We are thankful for the business relationship between Windstream and Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America, Inc.  It is great to have fiber in the Maysville area and MEAA is anxious to experience the improved high-speed service! “stated Kenny Pitakis, Plant Manager- Maysville Plant of Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America, Inc. 

“Reliable, high-speed internet at a reasonable rate is one of the raw materials communities need for economic development,” said Windstream Kentucky President Brian Harman. “We are proud to be a community partner with Maysville and communities across Kentucky to bring high-paying jobs and innovation to our neighbors.” 

Today’s announcement is part of a multi-year program to invest billions of dollars in capital to bring fiber-backed gigabit services to millions of customers across its 18-state footprint. Through the first six months of 2020, Kinetic enabled approximately 100,000 new locations with gigabit-capable services. The fiber and fiber-fast technology deployments are continuing. 

“We greatly appreciate Windstream’s investment in Maysville and Mason County, Kentucky.  Investments in infrastructure not only support today but ensure the future of our community.  The current pandemic certainly underscores that fact with so many working learning and living from home.  Today’s investment is another indicator that Maysville and Mason County’s future is very bright indeed as it highlights that Maysville and Mason County Kentucky can accommodate any commercial and industrial broadband needs”, stated Mason County Judge-Executive Joe Pfeffer.

Gig-speed service provided through fiber are important, especially for business and industrial customers to manage complex communication systems. Additionally, Kinetic’s SD-WAN solution helps small and midsize companies manage their broadband usage while OfficeSuite UC®, the company’s award-winning, cloud-based voice and collaboration solution, enables them to conduct business anywhere. 

Additionally, high-speed internet enables possibilities for communities from distance learning to work-from-home opportunities to cutting edge video and gaming options, and the new Kinetic is delivering in meaningful ways. 

For more information visit windstream.com.