Pascagoula River

C Spire completes construction of 225-mile fiber optic cable route along Gulf Coast

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 4:16pm

C Spire officials said completion of the route is the third major fiber long haul project covering the Mississippi and Alabama Gulf Coasts, adding to major routes already existing along U.S.

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  • C Spire officials said completion of the route is the third major fiber long haul project covering the Mississippi and Alabama Gulf Coasts, adding to major routes already existing along U.S.
  • Highways 98 and 45.The latest route also provides fiber backbone to the company's cell sites and resilience and redundancy for the network.
  • "Along with C Spire's other long-haul builds in West Alabama, this new fiber will help to alleviate Alabama's painful lack of accessible long-haul and middle-mile fiber infrastructure."
  • Local business and community economic development leaders praised C Spire's continued fiber expansion in Alabama.