Antin completes acquisition of Empire Access and North Penn, leading fiber-to-the-home broadband providers in New York and Pennsylvania

Network services over 96,000 addresses and 29,000 customers

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November 22, 2022

(Prattsburgh, NY) - Empire Access is expanding their award-winning, ultra-high speed fiber optic internet to Scranton, Pennsylvania. With 120 miles of network underway, and construction set to begin in February 2023, services will launch to consumers in the summer of 2023. Internet connection speeds up to 10 times faster than cable internet will be available for a fraction of the cost. Fiber optic will be available to both residential and business customers.

July 28, 2022

Empire Access has been named fastest Internet Service Provider in the Northeast region of the United States for 2022 by PCMag.

March 29, 2022

Antin Infrastructure Partners (“Antin”, Ticker: ANTIN – ISIN: FR0014005AL0) announced today that it has agreed to invest in Empire Access and North Penn Telephone (together, “Empire”), leading fiber-to-the-premise (“FTTP”) broadband providers in New York and Pennsylvania.

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has adopted 988 as a new three-digit number to be used nationwide to reach the National Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Crisis Lifeline, starting July 16, 2022. Customers must continue to dial 1-800-273-TALK to reach the Lifeline until July 16, 2022.

July 27, 2021

(Dallas, Texas) – Nokia today announced it is working with Empire Access, a communications provider in upstate New York and Northern Pennsylvania, to deliver up to 10GB/s speeds to new subscribers in the Greater Binghamton region west of the Catskill Mountains in New York state. Over 10,000 new subsribers will have access as part of the deal.

July 6, 2021

(Geneseo, NY) – Thousands of addresses in Livingston County are slated for highspeed Internet access as part of a $11.3 million grant award announced this week by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Broadband ReConnect Program. The award was presented to Empire Access, a local Internet provider, which established a creative public-private partnership with Livingston County at the outset of the grant application process. Livingston County was a sponsor of the grant application and will provide match and seed capital for the effort

June 29, 2021

(Prattsburgh, NY) – Empire Access announced today that it has been named fastest Internet provider in the United States for 2021 by PC Mag, beating out national and regional Internet providers.

May 12, 2021

(Prattsburgh, NY) – Today, Empire Access announced its participation in the Emergency Broadband Benefit program, a new Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program.  This temporary benefit will help to lower the cost of broadband Internet service for eligible households during the on-going COVID-19 pandemic.

March 31, 2021

(Prattsburgh, NY) – Empire Access is Expanding Fiber Optic Internet Service to the Binghamton Area