The company recently began offering gigabit Internet service to residential and business customers.
"We see what we refer to as fiber Internet as being our core product, and we'll be expanding it in portions of the Triad in the coming months and years," Tucker said. "The rollout phase will continue over the next several weeks to the point where approximately 50,000 homes and businesses will have it available by the end of the year."
The service is available to residential customers at
"Our goal over the next two to three years is to become the leading solution in the Triad for gigabit-speed fiber Internet and TV service," he said.
The company's strategy is to offer a "mass-market" version of gigabit Internet for homes and small businesses.
"This opens up all the possibilities of things they can do over the Internet as a business," Tucker said. "What it really opens up is a lot of business applications. With gigabit speeds, you're opening up all the possibilities to improve your business."
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