CHARLOTTE – More high-speed internet access is coming to Pitt, Edgecombe and Nash counties as part of an expansion plan from Charlotte-based Conterra Networks.

The company says it will invest some $13.7 million in its next step and another $18.2 million over five years.

“We’re committed to enabling limitless communications opportunities throughout PittEdgecombe, and Nash Counties, providing ultra-high-capacity broadband networks to local businesses,” said Craig Gunderson, CEO of Conterra Networks, in the announcement. “This is where our teams live and work, so we believe in investing in the community and allowing businesses to succeed through access to our innovative fiber network, custom solutions, and local customer support.”

Service already is available to more than 2,400 businesses for the fiber network that offers speeds up to 10 gigabits.

Conterra Networks also offers service in Sanford, Rocky Mount, Greenville and several other North Carolina communites.

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