Mayor Clark Announces GigKingsport

Partnership with Spectrum Enterprise serving businesses and entrepreneurs

Kingsport, TN – Mayor John Clark provided an infrastructure update regarding broadband service in Kingsport. Through the OneKingsport effort, the city has worked to achieve the goal of attracting and retaining new and current residents, businesses, visitors and developers. Today marks another win for Kingsport as the city unveils GigKingsport, informing citizens that the city has the capability up to 10 gigabytes and beyond.

GigKingsport is a partnership with Spectrum Enterprise, a national provider of scalable, fiber-based technology. Spectrum Enterprise has made a significant investment in Kingsport to provide better and faster services to the business community.

“Spectrum Enterprise declares it is the right network with the right solutions and the right partner for business. We agree,” said Mayor John Clark. “By providing multi-gig service, they definitely see the potential in Kingsport.”

The Mayor is encouraged by the substantial private investment as it will be a great recruiting tool for the city. Businesses will have immense growth potential if they choose to expand or relocate to Kingsport.

Spectrum Enterprise currently has nearly forty fiber projects scheduled, providing the broadband necessary for Kingsport’s continued growth and prosperity. Spectrum Enterprise Fiber Internet Access enables businesses to work faster, more securely and with fewer interruptions to enable business growth.

“Kingsport exemplifies a vibrant economy,” said Brad Patterson, Account Executive with Spectrum Enterprise, “with different businesses and industries taking advantage of broadband services available from Spectrum Enterprise. Spectrum Enterprise is currently the leader in Bandwidth Technology and we value each and every customer.”

“We are grateful for Spectrum Enterprise’s incredible commitment,” says Miles Burdine, Chamber President & CEO, “and for their understanding that Kingsport is a great place for business, industry and entrepreneurs.”

For more information about GigKingsport, please visit www.GigKingsport.com. For more information about Spectrum Enterprise and services available, please go to www.enterprise.spectrum.com.

About Spectrum Business Enterprise Solutions

Spectrum Business Enterprise Solutions, the enterprise business services division of Charter Communications, delivers enterprise-grade Internet, networking, voice, commercial video and managed services to large and mid-sized organizations leveraging our reliable, secure, fiber-based network. We build business-to-business solutions with a people-to-people focus. Our dedicated, comprehensive account team makes connecting easier, providing the bandwidth and support you need to accelerate your growth. Connect your business to more: more customers, more support and more opportunities. For more information, visit enterprise.spectrum.com.

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Sync: Sync by definition is collaboration. Collaborations is the goal of the economic development portal and what we want to provide for businesses and entrepreneurs who are looking for mentorship.

SyncKingsport: Also aligns with the brand of Kingsport’s vision of unity. OneKingsport, VisitKingsport, SwimKingsport, and now SyncKingsport.

In the very near future additional programs are launching that will continue the strong nature of our unified city’s brand. The one-word Kingsport combination is easy to say, memorable, and shows a consistency in branding across the city.

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