United Fiber Announces Broadband Expansion in St. Joseph


United Fiber will bring reliable, affordable, high-speed broadband to the city of St. Joseph, notes a recent press release.

Residents of St. Joseph have expressed their need for a better Internet experience, and United Fiber is ready to meet that need. This expansion will bring United’s advanced fiber optic network to 36,000 additional homes and businesses in the St. Joseph area.

To ensure a local presence in St. Joseph, United will open a new office at 507 N 36th Street.

“United Fiber was born in Northwest Missouri to serve Northwest Missouri communities. Our employees live in the communities we serve and provide the local presence our customers deserve. We will continue to provide this local service to St. Joseph residents and all other United Fiber customers for many years to come,” said United President and CEO Jim Bagley.

United’s investment in the St. Joseph market will exceed $50 million when completed. The new location will employ approximately 10 people, which will create more jobs as the business expands in the market and customer growth increases. As a result, the initial payroll for employees in this market will exceed $1 million per year.

United Fiber provides blazing internet speeds of up to 10GB and offers phone and TV services to homes and businesses in the markets they serve.

“Broadband in St. Joseph can be a challenge, and we look forward to providing more options for our community,” said Abe Forney, Director of Public Works and Transportation for the City of St. Joseph.

“United strives to provide the ultimate Internet experience for our customers,” said Darren Farnan, General Manager of United Fiber. “Our fiber network offers unmatched speed and reliability, but we take it a step further with advanced whole-home Wi-Fi, network security and parental controls, all managed through our United Wi-fi app. Combining the best technology with 24/7 support from real, local people is a game changer for our customers. »

The Company encourages St. Joe residents to register or join our waitlist by visiting the St. Joseph page, unitedfiber.com/stjoe.

United Fiber is a subsidiary of United Electric Cooperative and is headquartered in Savannah. United Fiber has been providing telecommunications services in Northwest Missouri since 2013. United Electric Cooperative has been serving the community for over 80 years. United Fiber provides high-speed Internet, television and telephone services to more than 26,000 residential and business customers in more than 40 communities. With offices in Savannah, Maryville, Smithville, Cameron and Excelsior Springs, the company is focused on expanding its fiber optic network.


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