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2008-09-30 09:00:21

Optical fiber network provider American Fiber Systems (AFS) and Ciena(R) Corporation (NASDAQ: CIEN), the network specialist, today announced the addition of managed and dedicated wavelength services to AFS's service portfolio. Customers in financial services and healthcare are among the numerous industries that will benefit from the new variety of wavelength speeds, more intricate business continuity and bullet-proof disaster recovery services. In addition, privately-held AFS is now a...

2008-09-16 12:00:13

Telecom isn't known for truth-tellers, but Dave Rusin, Founder, President and CEO of American Fiber Systems (AFS), sets aside worries of ruffling the feathers of big phone companies, Wall Street analysts and policy-makers with his new blog, Telecom Straight Shooter. With the blog launch, the 25-year telecom veteran and well-known "calls it like he sees it" executive effectively levels the industry playing field by providing an easy information sharing scene for anyone looking for an...

2008-08-13 15:00:15

Leading Atlanta Ethernet provider, American Fiber Systems (AFS), has been chosen by Hooters of America to provide network connectivity between their Atlanta-based headquarters and 422 remote locations, including corporate sites and restaurants across the nation. This network upgrade to AFS's Ethernet over fiber service supports Hooters's recently upgraded web-based Point of Sales system, and allows for a near real-time corporate reporting program and faster response time for their customers....

2007-06-14 09:27:20

American Fiber Systems (AFS), a provider of metropolitan fiber optic network infrastructure and wholesale transport services, has deployed Atrica's Carrier Ethernet platform to cost-effectively meet the burgeoning demand for advanced Ethernet Transport Services from carriers and large enterprises in its target markets. With over 1,200,000 miles of its own high-capacity, high-bandwidth metropolitan fiber optic cable, AFS provides Ethernet, wavelength, and TDM private line services, as...


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