BRUNSWICK, Ga., March 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of AT&T's* continuing efforts to drive economic development and investment in Georgia, representatives from AT&T and the Brunswick & Glynn County Development Authority today announced that the Eastgate Commerce Park, North Glynn Commerce Park, and the Tradewinds Business Park have been designated as being AT&T Fiber Ready.
In today's world, connectivity is vital to employers and businesses of every type.
"Having the fiber-optic infrastructure that businesses need to succeed in today's economy is essential when we are working to attract new employers to the area, and with this AT&T Fiber Ready designation, we can clearly show that we have the world-class networks available to drive business success," said Richard Strickland, Glynn County Commission Chairman.
There's no such thing as a "low-tech" business today, so economic development leaders must be able to tout the presence of high-speed internet connectivity.
With the designation of being AT&T Fiber Ready, local economic development officials can more effectively position their communities for site selection by emphasizing the availability of high-speed, fiber-based services.
AT&T has been deploying high-speed, fiber-optic infrastructure across Georgia for many years, and the AT&T Fiber Ready designation is a tool for local economic development officials to highlight the assets available in their facilities.
"We are proud to highlight these parks in Brunswick and Glynn County as examples of the many places in Georgia where AT&T's fiber-optic infrastructure is in place and ready to help local businesses drive job creation," said Gary Sanchez, AT&T Regional Director – External Affairs. "Positive, pro-business policies embraced by Georgia's state and local elected officials continue to make our state a great place to invest, and I'm proud of the work our AT&T Georgia employees have done deploying fiber and other infrastructure that delivers high-speed Internet access. Their hard work and skills, combined with billions of dollars in AT&T investment, enable Georgians to connect and innovate."
For more information on AT&T Fiber Ready in Georgia, visit: http://georgia.att.com/
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