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High Performance Networking: Paves the Way for Digital Transformation

By |2017-03-16T13:05:11-04:00March 16th, 2017|Categories: Applications, applications services, architecture, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, big data, Big Data connectivity, business expansion, business investment, carrier, cloud, cloud computing, Cloud Platform, economy, enterprise, Ethernet, General, Global Telecommunications, Internet, lit fiber, tech, telecom infrastructure, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Businesses of all sizes are looking for ways to adapt to changing market conditions and manage growth. Companies are seeking new strategies to secure additional customers and take care of existing ones. Embracing digital transformation is a way to make things happen more efficiently, cost-effectively and securely. Companies can connect remote offices, transfer large files, leverage [...]

Lightower to Discuss High-Performance, All-Fiber Government Networking Solutions at New Jersey Digital Government Summit

By |2014-05-19T12:05:17-04:00May 19th, 2014|Categories: 100G, cloud, cloud computing, Cloud service provider, colocation, dark fiber, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, disaster recovery, Ethernet, fiber, fiber network, Government, Internet, JSA Clients, Lightower, low latency, Network, network provider, partnerships, Technology, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, telecom industry blog, telecom networking event, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, wireless|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks, the premier all-fiber, provider of custom, high-capacity network services that ensure optimal application and business performance, announced its participation at the upcoming New Jersey Digital Government Summit to be held at the Lafayette Yard Hotel and Conference Center in Trenton, NJ, May 20-21. The event is designed to share best practices and spur [...]

Unite Private Networks Announces Fiber Network Expansion

By |2014-04-08T10:12:34-04:00April 8th, 2014|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, Connectivity, dark fiber, Data Center, economy, education, enterprise, Ethernet, fiber, fiber network, low latency, Network, network growth|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Unite Private Networks (UPN) announces a major fiber network expansion connecting the Kansas City and Omaha markets.  The nearly 200 mile route will follow the I-29 corridor, extending north from Kansas City through St. Joseph, northwest Missouri, southwest Iowa, and ultimately connect to existing UPN fiber networks in Omaha, Lincoln and southeast Nebraska.  Construction is expected [...]

Lightower Excels at High-Performance, All-Fiber Networking Solutions for Education

By |2014-03-20T10:44:22-04:00March 20th, 2014|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, broadband infrastructure, carrier, carrier ethernet, cloud, cloud computing, Cloud service provider, colocation, dark fiber, Data Center Connectivity, education, Ethernet, Events, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, higher education, Internet, lit fiber, Low-Latency Network, Network, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The “Internet of Things threatens to generate massive amounts of input data from sources that are globally distributed,” confirms Fabrizio Biscotti, research director at Gartner. And given the coming volumes of data, Biscotti continues that comprehensive backups “will present potentially insoluble governance issues, such as network bandwidth and remote storage bandwidth, and capacity to back up [...]

Lightower Expands All-Fiber Network in Chicago Market

By |2013-12-11T08:53:34-04:00December 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 [...]

What do Girl Scout Cookies and Hosted PBX Service have in Common?

By |2013-07-17T10:19:19-04:00July 17th, 2013|Categories: telecom news blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

      Transbeam, a leading national integrated communications provider, announces that it is providing the Girl Scouts Council of Greater New York with its Internet Access and Hosted PBX solutions.  When The Girl Scouts Council needed to upgrade their Internet access and dated phone systems, Transbeam was on hand to assist. With the help of [...]

The Citadel Selects DukeNet Communications for High-Capacity Campus Connectivity

By |2013-06-04T08:56:59-04:00June 4th, 2013|Categories: bandwidth, Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, cloud, dark fiber, Ethernet, fiber, fiber optics, Internet, IP Solutions, IPv4, IPv6, network growth, network provider, Telecom, Telecommunications, voice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

DukeNet Communications announced that The Citadel has selected DukeNet’s network solutions to provide dedicated Internet access (DIA) and up to GigE service to the campus in Charleston, South Carolina. Founded in 1842, The Citadel is a public, coeducational military college in Charleston, S.C., that offers a classic military education for young men and women. The Citadel had been [...]

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 [...]

Transbeam Named a Telecom Association Top 5 Ethernet over Copper and Metro Fiber Provider

By |2013-03-20T12:22:49-04:00March 20th, 2013|Categories: Applications, awards, bandwidth, colocation, Internet, Tech Awards, Telecom, Telecommunications, VARs, video streaming, voice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Transbeam has been honored by Telecom Association as one of the Top 5 Ethernet over Copper (EoC) and Metro Fiber providers in the industry. Telecom Association, a professional membership organization of telecom and technology consultants, agents, brokers and sales partners, determines the winners of these awards based on 2012 reviews from its 3,800 members. Transbeam delivers [...]

Lightower is Authorized Vendor for Massachusetts State Government Contract ITT46

By |2013-02-05T14:25:41-04:00February 5th, 2013|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, big data, Broadband, broadband infrastructure, carrier, colocation, content delivery network, dark fiber, Data Center, data network services, education, Ethernet, fiber, Government, higher education, interconnection, Internet, Internet Service Providers, internet traffic, low latency, Low-Latency Network, managed services, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Telecom, Telecommunications, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks has been named an authorized vendor to the Massachusetts state government through the statewide ITT46 Network Services contract. The award enables Lightower to offer Ethernet, SONET, Internet Access, Colocation and Dark Fiber solutions to Massachusetts state and local government entities. With government budgets shrinking while the demand for services continues to increase, state [...]

‘Unleashing Human Ingenuity’ Through Bringing High-Speed Internet to All Americans

By |2013-01-25T12:29:52-04:00January 25th, 2013|Categories: Applications, appointments, bandwidth, Broadband, broadband infrastructure, Broadband Stimulus, business strategy, competitor, Compliance, Content Delivery, dark fiber, economy, enterprise, fiber, Fiber to the Home, Financial, Government, interconnection, Internet, mobile, mobile broadband connectivity, network congestion, network growth, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A recent article in the New York Times by Susan Crawford titled ‘How to Get High-Speed Internet to All Americans’ highlights the critical need for all Americans to have high-speed Internet access. Susan quotes President Obama’s address opening his second term that Americans need to act together to "build the roads and networks and research labs [...]

Lightower Attending HostingCon 2012 This Week in Boston

By |2012-07-16T13:23:47-04:00July 16th, 2012|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, big data, Broadband, carrier, cloud, colocation, Conferences, content delivery network, dark fiber, Data Center, data center expansion, data network services, disaster recovery, Ethernet, Events, fiber, Financial, Financial Exchange, General, Global Telecommunications, high frequency traders, hosting, interconnection, Internet, Internet Exchange, Internet Service Providers, internet traffic, low latency, Low-Latency Network, managed services, network growth, network route, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, peering, Point of Presence, Servers, technology trends, Telecom, telecom conference, Telecommunications, video streaming, web hosting, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks will be on the floor at HostingCon this week in Boston, Massachusetts. Attending the eighth annual hosting and data center conference, Lightower representatives will be onsite to discuss the company’s all-fiber, low-latency network that spans the northeast United States. These services are particularly well-suited to serve the needs of the hosting and data [...]

“Tubes” Connects the Physical Reality of the Internet

By |2012-06-13T09:37:04-04:00June 13th, 2012|Categories: Applications, bandwidth, Broadband, dark fiber, Data Center, economy, Events, fiber, Global Telecommunications, hosting, interconnection, Internet, internet traffic, Media, mobile, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications, Transatlantic Cable|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Long time friend of JSA, Andrew Blum has just released his new book entitled  “Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet” which has been receiving some great press while shining a positive light on our industry's connectivity. The Wall Street Journal included an excerpt from the book and CBS News interviewed Andrew on his main drivers for writing [...]

Lightower Expands Fiber Network in Central and Northern New Jersey

By |2012-05-07T07:16:10-04:00May 7th, 2012|Categories: bandwidth, Broadband, carrier, colocation, dark fiber, economy, enterprise, Ethernet, fiber, Financial, interconnection, Internet, network growth, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks will add over 100 route miles of new fiber through several major expansions of its industry-leading all-fiber network in Central and Northern New Jersey. The expansion will spread throughout the counties of Bergen, Hudson, Essex, Morris, Middlesex, and Mercer. Lightower’s New Jersey network expansion program is in direct response to the surging demand [...]

Lightower to Attend Channel Partners Show & Bring Metro Fiber Partnership Opportunities

By |2012-03-20T13:45:42-04:00March 20th, 2012|Categories: Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks will be in attendance present at Channel Partners Conference & Expo. The Channel Partners Conference & Expo is taking place on March 27-29, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada and is the communications industry's only event exclusively for indirect sales organizations – agents, VARs, systems integrators, interconnects and consultants – focused on transforming their businesses to [...]

QT Globe – Never Heard of Them? Now You Have

By |2010-05-13T15:29:26-04:00May 13th, 2010|Categories: General, IP Solutions, IP transit, JS&A News, Streaming Media, Telco 2.0, Telecom, Telecommunications, Voice Termination, VoIP, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Companies like QT Globe are enabling technology innovation to further expand access, reach and services across the Internet. With its Internet access, VoIP, private networking and data transport services QT Globe transacts more than 800,000 minutes a day across its networks.