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MRV’s OptiSwitch® Empowers Lightower Fiber Networks to Streamline Carrier Ethernet Service Deployment

MRV Communications™, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRVC) (“MRV®”) announced today that Lightower Fiber Networks has expanded its footprint of MRV’s OptiSwitch® Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE 2.0) service demarcation and first mile aggregation platform. This was done to support an increased number of fiber connections and bandwidth-rich services as Lightower grows its service footprint. Lightower utilizes the OptiSwitch platform at the customer premises

Lightower Closes Merger and Doubles its Network Reach

Lightower Fiber Networks announced today the closing of its $1.9 billion merger with Fibertech Networks. The merger further solidifies the company's leadership role in the U.S. fiber-networking market. The combined company will operate under the Lightower brand and serve customers across a service footprint roughly double the size of each independent company. Lightower's new network offers more than 30,000

FirstLight Secures Expanded Line of Credit

  FirstLight Fiber, a facilities-based telecommunications service provider, announced today it has secured an expanded line of credit with its lenders GE Capital, and Webster Bank. The expanded credit line enables FirstLight to expand its fiber network operating in Upstate New York and Northern New England and to take full advantage of robust market demand

PEG Bandwidth Acquires Fiber Network from W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc.

PEG Bandwidth is expanding its network reach with the company's latest news. PEG Bandwidth has acquired a 48-mile fiber network from W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc., a privately held, Newark, DE-based enterprise well known for GORE-TEX® fabric. The acquired network spans a geography covering Newark, DE to the north, Elkton, MD to the south and

Lightower Acquires Chicago Data Center, ColocationZone

Lightower Fiber Networks announced today that is has acquired ColocationZone – an enterprise-class data center provider in Chicago. ColocationZone is located in the 725 South Wells data center in downtown Chicago, on the South Loop of the city’s Central Business District.  Lightower will also be taking over operations of the Meet Me Room for the entire 725

State of Maryland Names Lightower Vendor of Data Telecommunications Services

Lightower Fiber Networks, the premier provider of custom, high-capacity network services that ensure optimal application and business performance, announced today that the State of Maryland Department of Information Technology has awarded the company a Data Telecommunications Services Master Contract. The award enables Lightower to offer Ethernet, Wavelengths, DS1, DS3, Flexible Private Line, and Internet to

FirstLight Installs PoP at 325 Hudson

325 Hudson, the rising Carrier Hotel and Meet Me Room in New York  City, welcomes FirstLight Fiber, the facilities-based  telecommunications service provider operating in Upstate New York and Northern  New England,  to its growing customer  list. 325 Hudson will  serve as FirstLight’s primary Point of Presence (PoP) in New York City, allowing  carrier and enterprises full

FirstLight & Maine Fiber Team Up to Extend Internet to Underserved Areas Throughout Maine

FirstLight Fiber, a facilities-based telecommunications service provider operating in Upstate New York and Northern New England, announces today that it will provide next generation IP services to business customers located along Maine Fiber Company’s existing fiber infrastructure, also known as “Three Ring Binder.” The two companies will seamlessly extend Internet to underserved areas throughout Maine, leveraging each others respective

FirstLight Fiber Acquires G4 Communications’ Customer Base and State-of-the-Art Data Center

FirstLight Fiber, a facilities-based telecommunications service provider operating fiber optic networks in Upstate New York and Northern New England with connectivity to Canada, announced today it has signed a definitive Asset Purchase Agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of New Hampshire-based G4 Communications , including G4’s customer base and data center located in Manchester, New

NexxCom Debunks the Myths in its Latest White Paper

NexxCom Wireless, the telecom industry’s leading carrier-class wireless network provider, has published a white paper titled, Debunking the Myths: Competitive Technical Analysis NYSE (Mahwah, NJ) Ultra Low Latency Network Options. There are several pending Ultra Low Latency (ULL) wireless services being launched between the NYSE Datacenter in Mahwah, NJ (MAH) and the Equinix Datacenter NY4 in

NexxCom to Announce Major Network Expansion at The Trading Show Chicago

NexxCom Wireless, the telecom industry's leading carrier-class wireless network provider, announced today that it will attend and sponsor the The Trading Show Chicago 2014, taking place on June 4-5 at Navy Pier, in Chicago. In addition to exploring the new advances in trading strategy and technology, the show offers attendees an opportunity to meet with NexxCom to discuss

Equinox Global Telecommunications is Accepting Dark Fiber Orders as it Continues Network Growth

Equinox Global Telecommunications announces it is now accepting dark fiber orders on its recently announced Charlotte, NC route. Equinox continues network growth into the state of Georgia with new network routes reaching Atlanta to Macon and Macon to Columbus. Construction on the Georgia segments will begin soon and are expected to be complete in 2014-2015.

Zayo Group to Acquire Litecast

Zayo has executed a definitive agreement to purchase Litecast, a provider of metro Bandwidth Infrastructure services in Baltimore, Maryland, for a price of $22 million. Litecast owns and operates the leading Baltimore metropolitan fiber network, connecting over 110 on-net buildings, including all of the city's major data centers and carrier hotel facilities. Litecast is focused

Zayo Expands Eastern Oregon Fiber Network

Zayo is expanding its fiber footprint in Eastern Oregon by laying 35 miles of 96 count fiber for a newly implemented Fiber-to-the-Tower (FTT) project. The build will provide a fiber presence to encompassing Oregon cities including Hermiston and Umatilla County. The expansion in Eastern Oregon is consistent with Zayo’s business strategy and highlights its continued success

Zayo Marks 10,000 On-Net Building Milestone

Zayo’s fiber optic network now extends to more than 10,000 buildings, a milestone reached after six years of organic growth and acquisitions. These locations span 45 states and Washington, D.C. in the US and seven countries around the world. The network is the foundation for Zayo’s Bandwidth Infrastructure business which has grown to $918M in

Amerimar Enterprises Acquires 1102 Grand Avenue in Kansas City

Amerimar Enterprises has acquired 1102 Grand Avenue, a fiber-rich building located in Downtown Kansas City. With many of the building’s occupants specializing in telecom, Amerimar Enterprises is partnering with telecom industry veteran, Hunter Newby to own and operate the Property.  The 26-story, 194,000-square-foot property was originally developed in 1931 as an office building. The property

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