Comcast expanded broadband service to more than 15,000 additional homes and businesses statewide during the second half of 2021, including major projects in King, Pierce, Snohomish, Spokane, and Whatcom counties. The expansions are the latest example of the company’s work to connect local communities to broadband Internet resources.
Comcast has invested nearly $1 billion in technology and infrastructure in Washington during the last three years, including upgrades to our broadband network.
In the last six months of the year, Comcast completed hundreds of projects to grow connectivity and bring more high-speed Internet access and services to businesses and households statewide. This work resulted in approximately 862 businesses and more than 13,000 new homes getting access to high-speed broadband Internet and related services. Some of the company’s network development projects and achievements in the second half of 2021 included:
As part of a continued effort to invest in expanding service to the citizens of Whatcom County and to meet increasing needs in the area, Comcast built out services to more than 230 units in several apartment buildings in Bellingham and made service available to 114 businesses. Comcast also added service to customers in Blaine, Deming, Everson, Ferndale, Lynden, Maple Falls and Nooksack.
Comcast made its services available to more than 9,000 additional homes and businesses in King County, including a new 160-unit affordable housing project, Orenda Apartments, in South Beacon Hill.
Comcast completed the build out for more than 180 units at new assisted living and memory care facilities – Fieldstone and Deer Ridge – in Puyallup. Additionally, the company made services available to more than 600 homes and businesses in the Puyallup area.
Comcast made services available to 1,561 homes and businesses in Snohomish County in the second half of 2021, with several projects completed outside of Everett in Arlington, Lake Stevens, Monroe, Snohomish and Sultan.
In Spokane County, Comcast made services available to 1,436 homes and more than 80 businesses, including making services available to 80 units at the Cottages of Spokane assisted living facility. The company also worked on projects throughout Spokane County including Cheney, Colbert, Deer Park, Greenacres and Liberty Lake.