Rural Networks

New Fiber Infrastructure Has Direct Impact on GDP Growth and Productivity

By |2012-01-31T10:52:42-05:00January 31st, 2012|Categories: bandwidth, Broadband, carrier, colocation, dark fiber, economy, enterprise, fiber, Financial, Global Telecommunications, Internet, mobile, network congestion, network growth, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications, wireless|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In Section 3 of the World Bank’s report on ‘The Role of Mobile Phones in Sustainable Rural Poverty Reduction’ statistics are provided on the impact mobile has on rural markets. The research in this report finds that fiber infrastructure directly relates to GDP growth, job creation, productivity, tax revenue as well as social benefits, such as [...]

Allied Fiber Announces that the First Phase of its Long-Haul Dark Fiber Cable Across America is Underway and Fully Funded

By |2010-05-24T08:00:20-05:00May 24th, 2010|Categories: Blogs, Broadband, Broadband Stimulus, colocation, Content Delivery, dark fiber, Data Center, Global Telecommunications, JS&A News, Low-Latency Network, mobile, Submarine Cable Network, Telco 2.0, Telecom, Telecommunications, Transatlantic Cable, Wholesale Carrier|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Allied Fiber announces today that the Company has executed definitive agreements with financial partners and several major railroads and right-of-way owners, including Norfolk Southern Railway, to build a new, network-neutral, high-count dark fiber, colocation and wireless tower integrated system. Construction of the first phase linking New York, NY, Chicago, IL and Ashburn, VA is already underway and will cost approximately US$140 million.