America’s Expanding Broadband Networks Continue To Grow: The South Pt. 3

America’s Expanding Broadband Networks Continue To Grow: The South Pt 1

As America targets efforts towards connecting every community to robust broadband – including the distribution of more than $40 billion in federal funds for building new networks – cable providers continue to do what they have always done: build out their networks to reach as many Americans as possible.

With network expansions continuing to happen nationwide, here are a few more examples of projects that work towards the national goal of connecting every American. To learn about other projects highlighted in previous blogs, be sure to check out


In Livingston Parish, Charter broke ground on a new fiber-optic buildout that will ultimately bring gigabit speeds to over 500 homes and small businesses in the Parish. Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards joined Charter at the groundbreaking ceremony and said, “this partnership is a step toward improving health outcomes, growing our economy, and enhancing quality of life for so many Louisianans.”


In Cabot, Arkansas, Comcast is extending its broadband network to homes and businesses, with up to 2 Gbps residential speeds.


Over 400 residents and businesses in Southern Mobile County near Heron Bay and Bellingrath Road and Alabama Port now have access to Comcast’s next-generation network. Phase two of the project is underway now, and will connect nearly 1,000 additional residents and businesses.


The town of Hawthorne is getting its first high-speed internet connections, thanks to Cox Communications. The network will be built in two parts, first focusing on locations within the city limits, and then moving onto the second part, which will connect more outlying areas in partnership with the state.

South Carolina

More than 430 homes and small businesses in Georgetown County are now connected to Charter’s Spectrum Internet. The newly constructed fiber-optic network is capable of delivering gigabit speeds.


In Lincoln County, Charter is extending its fiber-optic network to nearly 1,400 homes and small businesses. The network will be capable of delivering gigabit speeds.