Comcast has announced it will continue to expand its fiber network, planning to invest more than $265 million to install over 1,000 miles of fiber-rich highways that will reach more than 100,000 homes and businesses by the end of this year, according to a March 21 news release.

Conroe and Montgomery are among the cities that will see the benefits of the expansion, alongside Hempstead, Porter, Navasota and Cleveland, according to the release.

Zooming in

Conroe will be the largest expansion area of the year, with 20,000 additional homes and businesses set to have access to Xfinity and Comcast Business services, according to the release.

Quote of note

“Reliable high-speed internet is essential in today’s digital economy, which is why Comcast continues its commitment to connect more southeast Texas families and businesses to the moments that matter most,” said Jose Espinel, Comcast Texas’ Regional Senior Vice President, in a statement. “We are expanding our fiber highways in Montgomery, Waller, Grimes and Liberty counties, strategically investing in areas undergoing significant growth. By establishing the best broadband infrastructure today, we are securing the economic prosperity of these communities for tomorrow.”

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