Ripple Fiber launches fiber internet on the Outer Banks

By on January 25, 2024

(Courtesy of Ripple Fiber_Jason Cole Photography)

Ripple Fiber, a fiber optic internet provider based in the Southeast, is live on the Outer Banks, after a ceremony on the morning of Jan. 25 “turning on” fiber internet at the home of a Kitty Hawk resident.

As the first residents to receive fiber internet in the area, more than 4,500 residents in Kitty Hawk and Southern Shores are now able to utilize the innovative technology, with thousands more anticipated to have access by the end of 2024.

“The Outer Banks is an area that we are proud to be a part of, as we understand the community’s need for enhanced connectivity,” says Greg Wilson, CEO of Ripple Fiber. “Being chosen to introduce this technology has been a great honor, so witnessing the months of hard work and collaboration with local leaders materialize is amazing.”

Driving digital transformation across the world, fiber internet is a powerful solution that functions at the speed of light. It transmits data through light pulses and is less susceptible to outside interference, making the fiber optic connections uniquely durable and strong. With Ripple Fiber’s future-focused approach, residents of the Outer Banks now have access to an infrastructure that will power the area for decades to come. Whether subscribers are using their internet for remote work or video streaming, they can rely on this service for exceptional bandwidth and impressive upload and download speeds.

“This is an exciting time for our team here in the Outer Banks. Now that we’re live in neighborhoods across Kitty Hawk and Southern Shores, our anticipation is only growing as we look ahead to serving more residents in the greater area,” adds Angie Gleason, Regional Executive. “Fostering community is a priority for us. Our commitment to building a brighter future for our neighbors remains at the heart of what we do every day.”

Currently offering two package options – 250 Mbps and 1 Gig – Ripple Fiber provides thousands of homes with lightning-fast connectivity through the utilization of its fiber optic network and patented software. Its team is dedicated to expanding access and constructing strong infrastructures in communities nationwide. Embracing optimism and recognizing the importance of digital equity, Ripple Fiber strives to empower its customers by equipping them with the necessary tools to build a bright future.

Ripple Fiber’s local office is located at 1245 Duck Road in Duck, North Carolina. Residents in the Outer Banks who would like to learn more about Ripple Fiber’s offerings and confirm availability in their neighborhood can visit www.ripplefiber.com and follow along on social media (@ripplefiber) for updates.

 



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