LOUISVILLE, Ky., July 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of AT&T's continuing efforts to drive economic development and investment in Kentucky, AT&T* and representatives from Kyndle today announced that the 4-Star Industrial Park in Robards, Kentucky has been designated AT&T Fiber Ready. The 4-Star Industrial Park is the first park in Kentucky to receive the designation.
"AT&T is investing to deliver high-speed Internet in urban and rural areas all across Kentucky using the latest wired and wireless technologies, and we are proud to highlight the 4-Star Industrial Park as one of many places across the Commonwealth where AT&T's fiber infrastructure is in place and ready to help local businesses drive job creation," said Hood Harris, president of AT&T Kentucky. "I'm proud of the work our AT&T Kentucky employees are doing to deploy fiber-based infrastructure that delivers high-speed Internet access that Kentuckians want and need, and I am grateful that policymakers across the Commonwealth are increasingly embracing positive and pro-business policies that encourage businesses of all types to invest here."
In today's world, connectivity is vital to new employers and businesses of every type.
The AT&T Fiber Ready designation helps economic development leaders more effectively position their communities for site selection by emphasizing the availability of high-speed, fiber-based services.
"This designation and our work with AT&T will help us raise awareness about the infrastructure and benefits of 4-Star Industrial Park with prospective industries and site selection consultants around the world," said Brad Schneider, CEO of Kyndle, the lead economic development agency for Henderson, McLean, Union and Webster counties in Northwest Kentucky. "Kentucky's economy is headed in the right direction, in large part because of the leadership of our elected officials. Their focus on smart policies and economic development are vital to our work to strengthen local economies and increase opportunities for job creation."
"Kentucky is open for business, and we want to be sure that message is heard loud and clear. Our state has great people and beautiful places, and we want to be sure that people know that we also have the latest technology," said State Senator Dorsey Ridley. "This Fiber Ready designation helps our economic development leaders send that message clearly as they work to attract businesses and jobs to the Commonwealth."
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