Access to reliable and high-speed internet has become a necessity for businesses to thrive in today’s digitally-reliant world. Rural areas often face challenges with connectivity and may lack access to the transformative internet solutions used in metropolitan areas, which is especially valuable for businesses struggling to keep up with the demands of the modern internet. Fiber internet is the best solution available in many markets, but often requires resources and funding traditionally not available in rural communities. Today, some internet service providers such as Empire Access are exclusively investing in these areas to redefine how businesses approach their internet services.

Bridging the Technology Gap

Rural businesses have historically lagged in technology adoption due to the lack of top-of-the-line internet services when compared to their urban counterparts. The introduction of fiber internet in more rural communities presents businesses with an opportunity for significant advancement. Fiber networks provide cutting-edge infrastructure which goes beyond traditional cable internet to bring users faster, more reliable, and secure Wi-Fi and related services. For businesses, this means greater digital capabilities which empower them to manage increasing data workloads without sacrificing speed or security.

The Fiber Advantage

Fiber internet is the gold standard of modern internet and extends beyond the promise of fast Wi-Fi. The strength, reliability, and scalability of fiber optics go beyond cable internet and are critical to reshaping the digital landscape for rural businesses.

Scalability and Future-Proofing:

Fiber optic technology allows businesses to seamlessly scale with their growing customer demand. This means that as businesses grow, their internet capabilities are not a limiting factor and can expand with them without any major overhauls, providing a future-proof foundation for growth without concerns of lagging behind.


The consistency and reliability of fiber optics go beyond that of competing internet services to provide stable connections which are crucial for uninterrupted business operations. Empire Access’ resilient internet infrastructure addresses the issue of downtime by offering a stable service with limited downtime that businesses can depend on.


Strong security is paramount for businesses operating in today’s digital world. Fiber internet ensures a secure environment for businesses dealing with sensitive data. Data sent via fiber route is safer than traditional cable due to lightning-fast speeds and monitoring capabilities. Empire Access goes the extra mile by implementing additional security measures to safeguard businesses against potential threats.

Remote Work:

Beyond business internet, Empire Access provides residential customers with a fast and reliable internet connection which enables and supports work from home capabilities. Business owners can be assured that employees working remotely with Empire Access have the consistently fast speeds and reliability needed to get the job done. This positions Empire Access as a forward-thinking provider catering to the evolving needs of businesses and homeowners alike.

Beyond Internet:

Empire Access doesn’t stop at fast and reliable Wi-Fi, because businesses require a comprehensive toolkit. Empire Access combines leading internet with phone plans and security solutions to create an integrated approach made for every business’ unique needs. Moreover, 24/7/365 local customer support ensures that business customers have the full time support they need to enhance their digital capabilities without taking it on themselves.


As rural businesses see more customer demands in an increasingly digital era, they require an internet solution capable of supporting a growing customer base coupled with fast and secure connectivity. Businesses that choose a fiber internet provider ensure that they are ready for today and prepared for the future. By leveraging fiber optic technology, Empire Access is empowering businesses to unlock their full potential and thrive in the modern digital era.

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When Empire came into my neighborhood, I decided to give them a shot. So grateful I did. Besides the LIGHTNING fast speeds, my favorite thing about Empire is their incredible customer service … can’t say enough good things about Empire Access. I’ve loved every day I’ve been able to use their internet services…

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I have to say that everyone that I have dealt with at Empire has been top notch… At times, I felt like we were their only customer. As far as the Fiber is concerned, it gives us reliability that we have not had — ever — and the speed that we desperately lacked…

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I would just like to add that I am very happy that I changed providers! It’s so nice to get a real person who can answer my picky little questions right away without having to wait, thank you for everything.

- Sidney P., Hornell, NY
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Fiber connectivity is amazing, and so are the folks who brought it to my house and keep it running smoothly. As always, especially when I have the luxury of not thinking about it at all, you have my thanks.

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They got everything running in no time and were super helpful in setting up my home and answering questions. I truly appreciate the great service.

- Eric M., Corning, NY
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We are very thankful to Empire Access for selecting our area to be our service provider for fiber optic high speed internet and phone service. We are very happy with the speed they provide along with the unlimited data. My husband and myself were very impressed with everyone that we dealt with…

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