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RCN Business Launches Agent Program

By |2015-03-16T10:54:12-05:00March 16th, 2015|Categories: channel partners, Ethernet, Internet, IT, metro ethernet, RCN, RCN Business, SIP, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, voice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

RCN Business, a communications provider delivering network solutions for voice, data and video, announces today that it has launched an agent program designed to provide select national and regional telecom agents and systems integrators with the resources and support to sell RCN’s portfolio of IP-based data and voice communications services to enterprise and small- and medium-sized [...]

Lightower Takes High-Bandwidth Networking Solutions to the Financial Industry at FIA

By |2014-10-29T10:33:20-05:00October 29th, 2014|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, big data, Big Data connectivity, Broadband, broadband infrastructure, business ethernet, carrier, carrier ethernet, Conferences, Data Center Connectivity, Ethernet, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, Financial, Financial Exchange, high frequency traders, Lightower, low latency, Low-Latency Network, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Technology, Telco 2.0, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

With an all-fiber network that enables redundancy and risk mitigation, supports automated trading systems and helps financial institutions to tackle Big Data to their advantage, Lightower Fiber Networks is attending FIA’s 30th annual Futures & Options Expo next week in Chicago to talk about what’s possible. The financial services industry is working hard to stay on [...]

RCN Business Installs Point of Presence at 325 Hudson

By |2014-10-21T10:17:36-05:00October 21st, 2014|Categories: business collaboration, business partnership, business strategy, carrier, carrier hotel, colocation, Connectivity, Ethernet, fiber, fiber network, High Speed Internet, interconnection, Internet, IT, JSA Clients, meet me room, Point of Presence, RCN, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, Video|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

325 Hudson, the rising Carrier Hotel and Meet Me Room in New York City, welcomes RCN Business to its growing customer list. RCN Business provides a full suite of communications services, including high-speed Internet, Dedicated Internet Access (DIA), Hosted Voice, PRI/SIP Trunks, Video (HDTV) and Ethernet E-Line and E-LAN services to enterprises of all sizes. Its [...]

Lightower to Address Network Growth during COMPTEL PLUS

By |2014-10-02T10:36:31-05:00October 2nd, 2014|Categories: bandwidth, fiber, fiber network, IT, JSA Clients, Lightower, low latency, Low-Latency Network, Network, network growth, Technology, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, telecom industry blog, telecom networking event, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks, the premier provider of custom, high-capacity network services that ensure optimal application and business performance, announced today its participation in the COMPTEL PLUS Convention and Expo Oct. 5-8 at the Gaylord Texan in Dallas, Texas. The event is a preeminent networking event for communications companies and their supplier partners, offering the opportunity to [...]

Lightower at ITW 2014: Aggressive Network Expansion Drives Increased Connectivity Options for Global Carriers

By |2014-05-06T09:24:36-05:00May 6th, 2014|Categories: carrier, carrier ethernet, dark fiber, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, education, Ethernet, fiber, fiber network, General, Government, IT, JS&A News, JSA Clients, Lightower, Low-Latency Network, Network, network growth, Technology, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks, the premier all-fiber provider of custom, high-capacity network services that ensure optimal application and business performance, will discuss the growing demand for fiber-based wholesale network solutions at ITW: International Telecoms Week 2014, May 11-14 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Chicago. ITW is one of the largest events in the U.S. each year [...]

RCN Business Provides Conference Connectivity at ARIN 33

By |2014-04-15T09:09:10-05:00April 15th, 2014|Categories: bandwidth, business partnership, Connectivity, fiber, fiber network, Internet, IT, JS&A News, JSA Clients, managed services, RCN Business, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

RCN Business, an industry-leading provider of high-speed Internet, voice, video and network solutions, announces that American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) selected RCN Business as a conference communications provider for ARIN 33, a biannual public policy and member meeting. ARIN 33 is taking place at Chicago’s Drake Hotel from April 13-16, 2014. RCN is a conference [...]

Lightower Expands All-Fiber Network in Chicago Market

By |2013-12-11T08:53:34-05:00December 11th, 2013|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, big data, broadband infrastructure, business ethernet, carrier, carrier ethernet, cloud, cloud computing, Connectivity, dark fiber, Data Center Connectivity, disaster recovery, Ethernet, fiber, fiber optics, high frequency traders, interconnection, lit fiber, Low-Latency Network, managed services, metro ethernet, metro market, network growth, network provider, network route, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, voice and data company, WDM, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Not just the Windy City, Chicago is also a well-networked city. A Midwest center of finance, commerce, industry and transportation, Chicago is a national and international hub for technology and telecommunications. That’s even more true today, now that Lightower Fiber Networks has announced an expansion of its network across the Chicago metro area. Lightower is constructing [...]

PeakColo to Attend Channel Partners and the Montana Economic Development Summit this September

By |2013-09-05T15:55:15-05:00September 5th, 2013|Categories: channel partners, cloud, colocation, General, Infrastructure-as-a-Service, telecom conference, telecom event|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

As an enterprise-class Infrastructure-as-a-Service cloud service provider to Channel Partners, PeakColo is working hard this fall to help agents, resellers and distributors to leverage their white-label cloud services. Starting September 10th, PeakColo will be in Chicago, Illinois, for the Channel Partners Conference.  In conjunction with the Channel Partners Conference, Peak is also a sponsor of the [...]

Lightower Highlights Data Center Connectivity Services at Chicago Data Center Summit 2013

By |2013-06-26T15:41:35-05:00June 26th, 2013|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, big data, broadband infrastructure, carrier ethernet, cloud computing, dark fiber, Data Center Connectivity, Ethernet, Events, fiber, fiber optics, Financial Exchange, Government, healthcare, network provider, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, telecom conference, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, WDM|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks will highlight its premium high-performance, data-center connectivity services this week during the second annual Greater Chicago Data Center Summit 2013. The Summit takes place Thursday, June 27 in Chicago at the Museum of Science and Industry. Lightower excels at connecting data centers to enterprises, government agencies, carriers and other organizations that require the fastest, [...]

Lightower Bringing Ultra-Low Latency Network to FIA

By |2012-10-25T13:07:25-05:00October 25th, 2012|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks will be exhibiting at the Futures Industry Association (FIA) Futures and Options Expo 2012 on October 30 – November 1 in Chicago. As a leading low latency solution provider, Lightower offers a complete suite of all-fiber services including the Lightower Ultra Low Latency Network, Ethernet and wavelengths up to 100G, dark fiber, managed private optical networks, as [...]

zColo Launches New Chicago Site at 600 South Federal

By |2012-10-09T15:28:38-05:00October 9th, 2012|Categories: carrier, colocation, Data Center, data center expansion, Financial, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , |

zColo announces the opening of its newest data center located at 600 South Federal Street in Chicago’s downtown financial district. zColo's newest facility, which is its first in Chicago, provides carrier-neutral colocation and interconnection services to cloud, enterprise, financial, carrier, media and other connectivity-focused customers. 600 South Federal offers 12,200 square feet of carrier-neutral space and supports up [...]

Cheers to Chicago! Have a Drink with Lightower at ITW 2012

By |2012-05-03T09:35:32-05:00May 3rd, 2012|Categories: Conferences, dark fiber, Ethernet, Events, fiber, interconnection, Meetings, technology trends, Telecom, telecom conference, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks will be in attendance, along with the entire global wholesale telecom community at International Telecoms Week (ITW) 2012 in Chicago, IL May 14-16. While the annual event promises to be the premier telecom conference of the year, Lightower welcomes its customers and partners to join them for some more casual networking as well. [...]

GCS is hosting a FunRUN benefiting LIVESTRONG at ITW 2012

By |2012-05-02T08:58:53-05:00May 2nd, 2012|Categories: Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Global Convergence Solutions, Inc. (GCS), is excited for its inaugural FunRUN charity event taking place on Monday, May 14th at 6:00PM near Grant Park at International Telecoms Week (ITW) 2012. ITW is a global industry trade show, taking place on May 14-16 in Chicago, IL. All proceeds will be donated to the LIVESTRONG organization whose mission is to improve quality of lifefor [...]

Look Who Made #59 in Fortune's 100 Fastest-Growing Companies for 2011!

By |2011-09-15T13:09:20-05:00September 15th, 2011|Categories: awards, HD Voice, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

None other than Neutral Tandem! Neutral Tandem, Inc., a leading provider of global interconnection services is having a fantastic year. Today, the company announced its ranking of No. 59 on Fortune Magazine’s 2011 list of “100 Fastest-Growing Companies,” an exclusive compilation that is based on the previous three years of overall market performance.  (The award is [...]

Neutral Tandem and Tinet Hold First Annual Sales Meeting in Chicago, IL

By |2010-12-21T14:55:40-05:00December 21st, 2010|Categories: Blogs, Global Telecommunications, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Just a few months after the close of the acquisition, I had the opportunity to spend the week with Neutral Tandem and Tinet as they held the first ever global sales meeting in Chicago, IL. More than 80 employees from sales and management traveled from all over the world to participate in the 3-day meeting, December [...]

Lexent Metro Connect Spends the Summer Expanding its Network

By |2010-09-03T07:27:01-05:00September 3rd, 2010|Categories: dark fiber, Financial Exchange, Low-Latency Network, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

While the summer may be a time of relaxation for some, this is not the case for Lexent Metro Connect. Lexent, a leading provider of dark fiber networks in the New York Metro area, has used this summer to continue diligently working on expanding their network. Already this year, Lexent has expanded into a number of key carrier hotels in and around New Jersey and New York City including their latest build outs – a riser cable at 300 Boulevard East connecting Savvis and Telx and a fiber pull into 4 Worlds Financial. These expansions are a direct response to the growing demands from Lexent’s customers.