Glo Fiber, powered by Shenandoah Telecommunications Company, announced Tuesday the 2022 arrival of its fiber optic network to Blacksburg.
The company will launch services in the first half of 2022, delivering blazing fast Internet to more than 7,000 serviceable homes and businesses.
Glo Fiber provides next-generation fiber-to-the-home Internet access, streaming TV, and phone service in the Mid-Atlantic region with optional wall-to-wall Wi-Fi service that allows customers to connect anywhere in their home or business. Using WiFi 6 technology, customers can enjoy faster speeds, higher performance, and better support for multiple devices throughout the home with the assurance of advanced protection and automatic updates.
“We are continuously investing in our fiber network infrastructure to keep it best in class, both for residential and business customers,” said Chris Kyle, Vice President of Industry and Regulatory Affairs at Shentel. “The expansion to Blacksburg aligns with our strategic growth goals and commitment to our customers to provide the fastest, most reliable, and most affordable Internet to homes and businesses throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.”
Glo Fiber will offer three tiers of symmetrical, high-speed Internet access, streaming TV, and unlimited local and long-distance phone service to the area. Glo TV service is delivered via an app and is compatible with Apple TV, Amazon’s Fire Stick, and many smart TVs with embedded streaming software. Internet pricing is all-inclusive with no additional fees or surcharges, excluding taxes, making it an affordable option for one or more individuals relying on the Internet for work, school, and play.