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GlobeNet Awarded Best IT & Telecom Company by Valor 1000

By |2016-09-15T13:27:56-05:00September 15th, 2016|Categories: 100G, awards, Connectivity, Content Delivery, fiber, fiber network, IaaS, Infrastructure-as-a-Service, Innovating Intra & Inter-Regional Connectivity, Internet Exchange, IT, JSA Clients, Latin America, lit fiber, low latency, Network, Peering exchange, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, Telecom, telecom awards, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure, telecom news, Telecommunications, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It has been said that valor grows by daring. GlobeNet has dared to push the limits of innovation with its next-generation services in Brazil, earning it the Valor 1000 Best IT & Telecom Company of 2016 award by Valor Economico. The wholesale provider of Latin and North American data network services has been busy in 2016 [...]

PEG Bandwidth Ranks No. 392 on Inc. Magazine Inc. 5000 List

By |2015-08-20T09:43:34-05:00August 20th, 2015|Categories: awards, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, business awards, cell site optimization, Cell tower backhaul, Connectivity, economy, Ethernet, fiber, interconnection, Internet, Network, network growth, Tech Awards, Technology|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

PEG Bandwidth has done it again! For the second year in a row, PEG Bandwidth has been named to Inc. magazine’s annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. This year the company has been ranked number 392 after checking in at No. 98 in 2014. PEG Bandwidth was also the fourth [...]

Lightower Expands Its All-Fiber Connectivity Services to Amazon Web Services

By |2014-12-08T12:43:36-05:00December 8th, 2014|Categories: applications services, business collaboration, business partnership, cloud, cloud computing, Cloud Platform, Cloud service provider, Connectivity, Content Delivery, dark fiber, Data Center, Ethernet, fiber, IT, JSA Clients, Lightower, partnerships, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks, the premier provider of custom, high-capacity network services that ensure optimal application and business performance, first announced Direct Connect services with Amazon Web Services (AWS) in late 2013. But the company hasn't stopped there. Lightower just announced it has broadened its direct connectivity options to AWS' cloud computing platform. With speeds now ranging from [...]

Lightower Expands All-Fiber Network in Downtown Philadelphia

By |2014-09-17T17:35:02-05:00September 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 [...]

Lightower Now Approved Vendor for MiCTA’s National Tech Membership

By |2014-07-23T11:04:07-05:00July 23rd, 2014|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, business ethernet, carrier, carrier ethernet, cloud computing, colocation, dark fiber, Data Center Connectivity, education, enterprise, Ethernet, fiber, fiber network, higher education, Internet, network provider, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, research and development, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The need for all-fiber communications networks is high across all organizations, and the thousands of members of MiCTA can now take advantage of Lightower’s services for their organizations. Announced today, Lightower is a fully approved vendor for MiCTA, which is a national non-profit group purchasing organization representing higher education, K-12, government and other non-profit entities. Lightower has [...]

Lightower Expands All-Fiber Network in Chicago Market

By |2013-12-11T08:53:34-05:00December 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 [...]

Lightower Highlights Data Center Connectivity Services at Chicago Data Center Summit 2013

By |2013-06-26T15:41:35-05:00June 26th, 2013|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, big data, broadband infrastructure, carrier ethernet, cloud computing, dark fiber, Data Center Connectivity, Ethernet, Events, fiber, fiber optics, Financial Exchange, Government, healthcare, network provider, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, telecom conference, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, WDM|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks will highlight its premium high-performance, data-center connectivity services this week during the second annual Greater Chicago Data Center Summit 2013. The Summit takes place Thursday, June 27 in Chicago at the Museum of Science and Industry. Lightower excels at connecting data centers to enterprises, government agencies, carriers and other organizations that require the fastest, [...]

Hibernia Networks Celebrates Over a Decade of 'Firsts'

By |2013-05-13T10:45:56-05:00May 13th, 2013|Categories: Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, cable, carrier, Ethernet, Events, General, global expansion, Internet, internet traffic, IP transit, Low-Latency Network, network growth, network provider, network route, Telco 2.0, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom industry blog, telecom news, Telecommunications, Transatlantic Cable, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Announcing its 10-year anniversary as a high capacity network provider, Hibernia Networks celebrates its major milestones at International Telecoms Week (ITW) 2013.  Hibernia has many notable ‘firsts’ and accomplishments including completion of the first 100 Gbps transatlantic trial on cable from Nova Scotia to England, and the first company to offer native 40 Gbps across the Atlantic [...]

Lightower Closes Merger with Sidera Networks

By |2013-04-11T08:57:42-05:00April 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 [...]

Optelian Unveils 100G Platform

By |2013-02-12T08:02:02-05:00February 12th, 2013|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, Equipment Manufacturer, General, Global Telecommunications, Optical Networking, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Platform delivers network capacity, new service opportunities and operational savings. Optical networking specialist Optelian today launched the MPX-9110 flexible 100G platform.  As the industry’s most compact and efficient 100 Gb/s solution, the MPX-9110 provides comprehensive service-delivery capabilities in a standalone 1RU form factor. Configurable as either a muxponder or transponder, the MPX-9110 can aggregate and transport [...]

Hibernia Networks Completes $52.5 Million Refinancing

By |2013-01-17T13:05:47-05:00January 17th, 2013|Categories: bandwidth, business partnership, carrier, colocation, Data Center, economy, Ethernet, Financial, Global Telecommunications, interconnection, Internet, Low-Latency Network, Media, network growth, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Hibernia Networks announces today that it completed a $52.5 million debt refinancing. The proceeds of the refinancing were used to pay off existing indebtedness and will provide incremental liquidity for growth and for working capital.  The new lender group includes funds managed by affiliates of Fortress Investment Group LLC and Bridge Bank. Hibernia’s cutting-edge network technology [...]

Lightower Further Expands in NY Metro Region

By |2012-10-30T14:27:10-05:00October 30th, 2012|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, big data, Broadband, broadband infrastructure, business partnership, business strategy, carrier, cloud, cloud computing, colocation, Commercial Real Estate Technology, content delivery network, dark fiber, Data Center, data center expansion, data network services, Ethernet, Ethernet Metro Exchange, fiber, global expansion, high frequency traders, hosting, interconnection, Internet, Internet Exchange, IP Exchange, low latency, Low-Latency Network, managed services, network route, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, peering, Point of Presence, Telecom, Telecommunications, tier 3 data center, web hosting, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks has expanded once again in the NY metro region. In response to increasing customer demand for high-capacity, all-fiber networking services, Lightower has extended its low-latency network into the TELEHOUSE America 7 Teleport data center located on Staten Island. TELEHOUSE America, a leading provider of dedicated data centers, managed services and international Internet exchanges has now enabled [...]

Lightower to Participate at COMPTEL PLUS 2012

By |2012-10-04T14:03:46-05:00October 4th, 2012|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband infrastructure, carrier, colocation, Conferences, content delivery network, dark fiber, data network services, Ethernet, Events, fiber, Global Telecommunications, internet traffic, IP transit, Low-Latency Network, managed services, network congestion, network growth, network route, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, partnerships, Telecom, telecom conference, Telecommunications, video streaming, Virtual Private Network, Wholesale Telecom, wireless, wireless broadband telecommunications networks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The telecom industry will hold one of its big networking gatherings next week, as COMPTEL PLUS Fall 2012 gets underway in Dallas, October 7-10. Lightower Fiber Networks will be in attendance, discussing its all-fiber networking and access solutions with the carriers and suppliers onsite. “As a strong partner for the wholesale marketplace, Lightower offers partners a [...]

Zayo Completes Purchase of USCarrier

By |2012-10-02T12:02:14-05:00October 2nd, 2012|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, broadband infrastructure, business acquisition, colocation, dark fiber, economy, Ethernet, fiber, Financial, interconnection, Internet, network growth, network route, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Zayo has completed its purchase of the remaining interest in USCarrier Telecom, LLC (USCarrier). Zayo Group acquired an approximately 50% interest in USCarrier through a previous acquisition of American Fiber Systems in October 2010. The purchase price, which included $2.3 million to retire USCarrier’s outstanding net indebtedness, was $15.9 million. USCarrier is a regional fiber-based bandwidth [...]

Zayo Announces AboveNet Network Integration

By |2012-09-20T12:00:13-05:00September 20th, 2012|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband infrastructure, business acquisition, carrier, colocation, dark fiber, Data Center, economy, enterprise, fiber, Financial, global expansion, Global Telecommunications, interconnection, Internet, network growth, network route, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Zayo Group announces the completion of the network integration between Zayo and AboveNet networks. The resulting combined network nearly doubles Zayo’s national network reach and provides connectivity that spans over 61,000 route miles in 45 states and 7 countries.  Zayo closed the acquisition of AboveNet on July 2nd, 2012. The integration of the Zayo and AboveNet [...]

Zayo Completes Acquisition of FiberGate

By |2012-09-04T12:06:11-05:00September 4th, 2012|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, business acquisition, carrier, colocation, dark fiber, Data Center, economy, enterprise, Ethernet, fiber, interconnection, Internet, network growth, network route, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications, wireless|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Zayo Group has completed its acquisition of FiberGate, Inc., a Washington, D.C. metro area provider of Dark Fiber services. The acquisition adds 399 new route miles and 130,000 fiber miles in Washington, D.C., Northern Virginia, Baltimore, and suburban Maryland to Zayo’s network. FiberGate offered Dark Fiber exclusively and has been providing Dark Fiber services to the [...]