HIGH POINT – Fiber-based internet service Lumos will expand its network to Wilmington and New Hanover County as part of a $56 million expansion effort, the High Point-based company announced Tuesday.

Engineering work will begin in mid-2023, the company says.

The network plan includes Carolina Beach, Ogden, Myrtle Grove, Castle Hayne and Wrightsboro.

In January Lumos announced a $100 million expansion to provide service in South Carolina’s Richland and Lexington Counties.

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