Home to more than a dozen Fortune 500 businesses, Connecticut has a vibrant ecosystem of skilled talent and large enterprises, including advanced manufacturing, aerospace, bioscience, insurtech, and medtech sectors. With a focus on delivering next-generation optical and packet networking services to support these organizations and others, all-fiber provider Lightpath announced a network expansion throughout the state. The new 70+ mile network build will consist of high-count fiber connecting Trumbull and Norwalk, CT, to Katonah, NY.
“Lightpath’s all-fiber fiber network offers organizations across all industries access to robust connectivity with the highest levels of flexibility, reliability, and security. Lightpath continues to invest in Connecticut, as well as the greater New York City Metropolitan Area, as we have for over 30 years now. We are committed to enhancing our network and services for our existing customers, as well as continuing to bring Lightpath to new customers in more places.” – Doug Turtz, SVP of Sales for Lightpath
This CT network expansion is all part of Lightpath’s year-long, aggressive network growth and deployment strategy, which included:
- Reaching a milestone of 20,000+ route miles and 13,500+ service locations
- 300-mile expansion from New York metro to Ashburn, VA
- 54-mile network extension throughout Princeton, New Jersey
- 100+ miles of state-of-the-art network across Queens, New York