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2010-06-30 05:00:00

LOUISVILLE, Colo., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Zayo Group, a provider of bandwidth infrastructure and network-neutral colocation services, announced today that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Rochester, NY, based American Fiber Systems Holding Corporation (AFS), a leading provider of metropolitan fiber network and telecom services. The acquisition will both augment and expand Zayo's fiber network presence in nine tier 1 and tier 2 metropolitan markets across the U.S. "The...

2010-02-08 06:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Demand for high-speed bandwidth across verticals is driving spending in the U.S. wavelength services market. The advent of Ethernet over dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM) is one of the key factors contributing to renewed interest in wavelength services. Wavelength services are less-expensive alternatives to synchronous optical networking (SONET) services for service providers and enterprises, and they have become an increasingly...

2010-01-20 16:24:00

SAN FRANCISCO and ATLANTA, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FiberTower Corporation (Nasdaq: FTWRD), a wireless backhaul services provider, announced today that it has expanded its fiber footprint with a purchase of approximately 4,000 miles of dark fiber from FiberLight, a leading optical transport company. The transaction increases FiberTower's current fiber footprint in eight of its core markets. In addition to the initial purchase, FiberTower secured contractual rights to increase...

2009-10-26 10:18:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- DataCenter.BZ, a Tier IV, carrier-neutral data center announced today it entered into an agreement with the City of Dublin to bring DubLink's dark fiber to the DataCenter.BZ facility located in Worthington, Ohio. The agreement with DataCenter.BZ allows interconnectivity into its facility as an enhancement to the DubLink system, owned by the City of Dublin. DubLink, an existing system of underground fiber-optic conduits encompassing 120 miles,...

2009-10-19 10:17:00

REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Len Bosack is on a mission to define how enterprises tap into the inherent power, capacity and speed of the Internet to fundamentally change the way they do business. As CEO and founder of XKL, LLC, a leading-edge provider of enterprise fiber optic networking equipment, this co-founder of Cisco Systems says that there is a tremendous opportunity for companies to free themselves from the shackles of bandwidth limitations imposed by traditional...

2009-09-17 08:06:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- US Signal, a leading provider of data bandwidth capacity in the Midwest, today announced that it is significantly expanding its long-haul fiber network throughout Ohio. This expansion will add 1,000 miles of long-haul fiber to the US Signal network, the largest in the Midwest. The announcement marks the Company's second expansion in Ohio in six months, following network growth in Toledo in March 2009. In addition to new colocation facilities...

2009-09-10 08:02:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- US Signal, a leading provider of data bandwidth capacity in the Midwest, today announced that it is expanding its long-haul fiber network points of presence (POP) in Midland, Mich., Three Rivers, Mich. and Lafayette, Ind. The expansion introduces service access at the following locations: Midland, Mich. (MDLDMIMN) Three Rivers, Mich. (THRRMIXT) Lafayette, Ind. (LFYTINXA) "Our expansion into Three Rivers, Midland and Lafayette further...

2009-09-08 10:32:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Southern Telecom(R), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Southern Company (NYSE: SO), today announced it has entered into an agreement with 421 West Church Street, located in Jacksonville, Fla., and home to Northeast Florida's largest concentration of internet and telecommunication companies, to expand its presence in the Southeast region and better serve existing customers. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080801/SOCOLOGO ) Through this...

2009-08-19 07:30:00

Virtual Fiber and Virtual Wire Technology Enables Virtualization between Data Centers for Enterprises and Cloud Service Providers OTTAWA, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ - AFORE Solutions, Inc., today unveiled the first purpose built networking solution for extending virtualization between geographically distributed data centers. Built upon the ASE3300 platform, the Company's new Virtual Fiber and Virtual Wire capabilities enable the migration of Virtual Machines and storage across IP and...

2009-03-24 12:52:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- US Signal, a leading provider of data bandwidth capacity in the Midwest, today announced the expansion of its Ethernet over Copper (EoCu) service footprint in four markets: Chicago, Detroit, Green Bay, Wis. and Toledo, Ohio. US Signal's Ethernet over Copper provides customers with access to bandwidth up to 20 Mbps matched with Ethernet simplicity and ease of management. Using traditional copper lines and access-loops, Ethernet over Copper is...


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