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United Fiber & Data Completes Diverse Fiber-Optic Network Connecting NYC to Ashburn, VA

By |2019-05-20T13:24:24-05:00May 20th, 2019|Categories: Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Big news from United Fiber & Data (UFD)! The company’s newly constructed fiber-optic network connecting New York City to Ashburn, Virginia, is live and ready for service. The wholly owned, purpose-built, greenfield network connects UFD’s 13-mile metro ring in NYC to “Data Center Alley” in Ashburn, Virginia, via a 340-mile, physically diverse long-haul route. The high-capacity, low latency [...]

Lightower Dramatically Expands All-Fiber Network in Mid-Atlantic

By |2014-11-17T12:51:58-05:00November 17th, 2014|Categories: 100G, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, business continuity, business investment, business strategy, c-level, cloud, cloud computing, Cloud Platform, colocation, community news, Connectivity, Content Delivery, content delivery network, dark fiber, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, Ethernet, fiber, fiber network, Financial, healthcare, Internet, IT, JSA Clients, Lightower, Network, network growth, network provider, network route, network upgrade, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, Tier IV data center, wireless, Wireless backhaul|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks, the premier provider of custom, high-capacity network services that ensure optimal application and business performance, announced today the completion of a major 1,100-mile expansion of its all-fiber, high-performance network throughout Virginia and the Washington, D.C. metro region. This major addition is part of the company’s ongoing strategy of aggressive network expansion throughout the [...]

Lightower Delivers All-Fiber Networking for Direct Connectivity to Amazon Web Services

By |2013-10-30T12:05:27-05:00October 30th, 2013|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, business ethernet, business partnership, carrier, carrier ethernet, cloud, cloud computing, Connectivity, dark fiber, Data Center Connectivity, Ethernet, fiber, fiber optics, lit fiber, low latency, Low-Latency Network, network provider, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, WDM, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower announced today that it now offers customers all-fiber connectivity to Amazon Web Services (AWS) through Amazon’s Direct Connect locations in New York City, NY, and Ashburn, VA. Customers can connect directly to AWS via all-fiber networking from any of Lightower’s 7,500+ service locations throughout the Mid-Atlantic, Northeast and metro Chicago. End-to-end fiber connectivity between a [...]

Lightower Announces 1,500-Mile Expansion Through Washington, D.C. and Virginia

By |2013-08-05T09:29:58-05:00August 5th, 2013|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, big data, broadband infrastructure, business strategy, carrier, Cell tower backhaul, cloud, cloud computing, Connectivity, Content Delivery, content delivery network, dark fiber, Data Center Connectivity, education, enterprise, Ethernet, fiber, fiber optics, Global Telecommunications, Government, healthcare, high frequency traders, higher education, low latency, Low-Latency Network, Mobile backhaul, network growth, network route, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Technology, Telco 2.0, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, WDM, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom, Wireless backhaul|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

As part of its on-going expansion strategy, Lightower today announced a major 1,500-mile expansion of its all-fiber, high-performance network throughout Virginia and the Washington, D.C. metro region. In May 2012, Lightower began constructing over 1,100 route miles of high fiber-count network blanketing most of Virginia and into North Carolina. Additionally, Lightower is announcing the addition of [...]

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

By |2013-06-17T13:36:01-05:00June 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 [...]

DukeNet Communications Expands Network Footprint

By |2013-03-11T08:00:25-05:00March 11th, 2013|Categories: Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, business strategy, content delivery network, dark fiber, Ethernet, fiber, fiber optics, Global Telecommunications, Innovating Intra & Inter-Regional Connectivity, interconnection, Internet, internet traffic, low latency, Low-Latency Network, network growth, network route, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Telecom, Telecommunications, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Building from the dense and unique network it already controls, DukeNet  Communications today announced that it’s completed a significant network expansion. Adding to its core network across Tier 1, 2 and 3 markets in North Carolina and South Carolina, the network expansion now also enables DukeNet services throughout select markets across Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee and Virginia. [...]