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Lightower Awarded GSA IT Schedule 70 Contract

By |2016-09-19T10:02:02-04:00September 19th, 2016|Categories: 100G, data, Data Center, Dedicated Internet Access, disaster recovery, Enterprise-Class Cloud, Ethernet, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, General, Government, Internet, IP Solutions, IP transit, Lightower, network provider, Optical Networking, Technology, Telecom, telecom news, Telecom News & Trends (TNT), Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks is now able to deliver its all-fiber network services to any federal government agency, as well as to state and local governments through a new cooperative purchasing contract. With the award of a U.S. Government Services Administration (GSA) Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) 070 contract, Lightower is now part of a pre-approved list of [...]

Lightower Expands All-Fiber Network in Downtown Philadelphia

By |2014-09-17T17:35:02-04:00September 17th, 2014|Categories: bandwidth, business continuity, cloud, cloud computing, colocation, Data Center, disaster recovery, Ethernet, fiber, fiber network, Internet, IT, Lightower, lit fiber, low latency, Low-Latency Network, Network, network provider, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, video streaming|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks, the premier all-fiber provider of custom, high-capacity network services that ensure optimal application and business performance, just keeps on growing. The company announced today the expansion of its all-fiber footprint throughout downtown Philadelphia. The added network will deliver high-performance networking to businesses throughout downtown, including the area surrounding Broad St., Market St., JFK [...]

Data is the New Punk Rock! A Q&A with Chad Taylor

By |2013-06-17T13:36:01-04:00June 17th, 2013|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, big data, broadband infrastructure, business strategy, c-level, carrier, carrier ethernet, Cell tower backhaul, dark fiber, Data Center, disaster recovery, fiber, fiber optics, General, Internet, internet traffic, Low-Latency Network, Mobile backhaul, mobile broadband connectivity, network growth, network provider, network route, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, United Fiber & Data, WDM, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom, Wireless backhaul|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

United Fiber & Data is currently constructing a 100 Gbps-ready greenfield fiber-optic network between New York City and Ashburn, Virginia. The new network will offer a redundant, highly available, low-latency path between the two cities and will connect some of the world’s top destinations for Internet peering and high-bandwidth networking, creating a cohesive and less-risky alternative [...]

Lightower Closes Merger with Sidera Networks

By |2013-04-11T08:57:42-04:00April 11th, 2013|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, big data, Broadband, broadband infrastructure, carrier, cloud, cloud computing, colocation, Content Delivery, content delivery network, dark fiber, Data Center, disaster recovery, Ethernet, fiber, fiber optics, Financial Exchange, General, Government, healthcare, high frequency traders, higher education, Innovating Intra & Inter-Regional Connectivity, interconnection, Internet, low latency, Low-Latency Network, metro market, network provider, network route, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Telecom, Telecommunications, WDM, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom, wireless, wireless broadband telecommunications networks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Forming one of the largest pure-play fiber providers in the U.S. networking market, Lightower Fiber Networks announced today that it has closed the merger with Sidera Networks that was first announced on December 27, 2012. Effective today, the new company operates under the Lightower brand. The merged company delivers a more broad, dense and unique fiber-optic [...]

Big News for Broadband – GlobeNet and Alcatel-Lucent extend undersea cable link to Colombia

By |2012-06-29T14:21:30-04:00June 29th, 2012|Categories: Broadband, business partnership, global expansion, Global Telecommunications, Internet, Latin America, network growth, network route, Submarine Cable Network, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

100G-capable extension will create a link with direct connectivity between Colombia and the United States, and from Colombia to Venezuela helping GlobeNet meet customer demand and expand its footprint   In response to heavy demand for broadband services between the US, Colombia, and other LATAM countries, GlobeNet, Oi's international subsidiary provider of submarine capacity, and  Alcatel-Lucent [...]

Zayo Expands its Fiber Network to Birmingham, Alabama

By |2011-11-09T14:54:45-05:00November 9th, 2011|Categories: Broadband, carrier, colocation, dark fiber, economy, enterprise, fiber, network growth, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Zayo is expanding its fiber network to Birmingham, AL as part of an agreement to deliver services for a large wholesale customer. This expansion will add an initial market presence for Zayo in the state of Alabama. The newly built network will form the foundation of network in the Birmingham central business district and surrounding areas including Homewood and [...]

Sidera Networks’ Expansions Continue with Its Move into Dupont Fabros Technology’s Ashburn Corporate Campus

By |2011-10-18T08:15:36-04:00October 18th, 2011|Categories: carrier, Data Center, enterprise, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , |

One of the largest data centers in the United States, ACC5 is located at the Ashburn Corporate Center campus (ACC) in Northern VirginiaSidera Networks, a premier provider of fiber optic-based network solutions has expanded its network into DuPont Fabros Technology’s (“DFT”) Ashburn Corporate Campus located in Northern Virginia. With this expansion, DFT’s tenants will now have [...]

GlobeNet’s Submarine Fiber Optic Cable System Upgrade is Now Complete

By |2011-03-24T08:17:47-04:00March 24th, 2011|Categories: Broadband, Content Delivery, dark fiber, data network services, Global Telecommunications, internet security, IP Exchange, IP Solutions, IP transit, IPTV, Low-Latency Network, managed services, Streaming Media, Submarine Cable Network, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications, Video On Demand, video streaming, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Which carrier has the lowest latency capacity between the Americas?  GlobeNet - an international wholesale provider that has been entrenched in upgrading its high performance capacity to support growing bandwidth demands in the region.  With its recent completion of its submarine fiber optic cable upgrade to 560Gbps, GlobeNet now has the fastest capacity connecting North and [...]