In a digital age where connectivity is paramount to both home and business owners, LiveOak Fiber, a regional broadband provider in the Southeast US, is making waves in Northwest Florida. LiveOak today announced a significant milestone in its progress to bring customers the best Internet services available: nearing the halfway mark in its broadband deployment across Flroida’s Okaloosa, Walton, Bay, and Santa Rosa Counties.

Progress and Investment:

LiveOak has dedicated substantial investment to Northwest Florida, with over $50 million spent on its expansion in the region. This financial commitment goes beyond market expectations, reflecting LiveOak’s mission to deliver cutting-edge fiber to the premise (FTTP) network services. With a total investment across its service area in the Southeast surpassing $145 million, LiveOak is helping to reshape the region’s technological landscape.

Community Commitment:

Beyond infrastructure development, LiveOak prioritizes its deep connection to the communities it serves. By employing over 100 local employees to build and maintain partnerships with Northwest Florida’s community stakeholders, LiveOak ensures that its presence leaves a positive impact. This commitment has earned LiveOak recognition and several accolades such as Best in Destin and Business of the Year from the Greater Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce.


LiveOak’s impact has significantly contributed to the region’s rise in broadband rankings. From a modest #182 in 2023, the Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin metropolitan statistical area climbed to #23 in 2024, fueled by LiveOak’s forward-thinking initiatives. This acknowledgment underscores LiveOak’s pivotal role in driving economic growth and prosperity.


In a landscape where digital connectivity shapes the future, LiveOak’s commitment to its network expansion in Northwest Florida makes it stand out in the region. With determination, substantial investment, and community collaboration as guiding principles, LiveOak isn’t just deploying broadband—it’s fostering a connected, thriving future. As LiveOak continues its journey, its commitment to enriching lives, driving innovation, and shaping the region’s digital destiny remains unwavering.

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