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2009-03-03 08:22:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- US Signal, a leading provider of data bandwidth capacity in the Midwest, today announced the addition of Toledo, Ohio as a new metro market on its network. US Signal said the expansion introduces service access at the point of presence (POP) Toledo, Ohio - TOLDOH21, which will add 274 route miles to the US Signal network, the largest in the Midwest. "We are pleased to continue our network expansion in Toledo," said Stephen Oyer, US Signal's...

2009-02-24 08:28:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- US Signal, a leading provider of data bandwidth capacity in the Midwest, today announced its plans to add three additional points of presence (POPs) in Northern Wisconsin in March 2009. The Northern Wisconsin expansion will add 230 miles of long haul fiber to the US Signal network, the largest in the Midwest. US Signal's expansion of its network introduces service access at the following locations: -- Green Bay, Wis. - GNBYWI01...

2009-02-23 06:40:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Xasax Corporation is challenging the boundaries and integration of network infrastructure and systems technologies through its leading-edge Xasax Financial Backbone. Built on Dark Fiber routes and a la carte trading services, Xasax is exceeding customer expectations. In keeping with this mantra, Daniel Nole was appointed Chief Operating Officer. His mandate: to guide the process and spearhead operations in providing this ultra-low latency solution to the...

2009-02-04 11:08:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Net Access, LLC (GNAX), owner of AtlantaNAP and NetDepot, announced completion of its Level3 circuit upgrade from a 1 gig circuit to a 10 (ten) gig circuit. The company is a leading provider of co-location in the Southeast U.S. and one of the leading providers of outsourced managed and unmanaged servers in the world. According to Jeff Hinkle, President of GNAX, the upgrade is "significant for disaster planning for GNAX customers since it was...

2009-01-14 07:49:00

The Xasax Financial Backbone Provides Sub-Millisecond Connections to Major Equity and Options Trading Matching Engines NEW YORK, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Xasax Corporation announced today that the International Securities Exchange (ISE) has selected Xasax as its ultra-low-latency solution service provider for cross-connect services at ISE's co-location facility. Xasax manages a turn-key dark fiber infrastructure for high-frequency trading customers and financial service providers and acts as...

2008-11-13 09:00:09

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- US Signal today announced the redesign and launch of its enhanced Web site, http://www.ussignalcom.com/ . US Signal said the enhanced site was developed in response to its expanding geographical service footprint and increasingly diverse portfolio of telecommunications services. "Our Web site has always been an important tool for us," said Stephen Oyer, executive vice president of sales and marketing. "Our redesigned site has features and Web...

2008-10-30 09:00:12

Fujitsu Network Communications, a leading supplier of innovative optical and wireless networking solutions, and FiberLight(R) LLC, a leading provider of metro optical networking, announced today that FiberLight has standardized on Fujitsu optical networking equipment as the backbone for its LightSource(R) family of managed service offerings. FiberLight is deploying the Fujitsu FLASHWAVE(R) 7420 managed wavelength platform due to its ability to easily scale as FiberLight's backbone...

2008-10-28 12:00:19

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- US Signal today announced that it has selected ADTRAN(R) as the vendor of choice for both Ethernet over Copper (EoCu) and Ethernet over TDM (EoTDM) solutions. ADTRAN's Total Access 5000 Ethernet Aggregation Platform, NetVanta 800 Series of intelligent Network Termination Units (NTUs) (NetVanta 818, 838 and 873), will be used to provide the copperbased Metro Ethernet extension for US Signal's 4,000 mile fiber-based Midwestern data network...

2008-10-27 09:00:15

HOLMDEL, N.J., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- No longer a pipe dream, fiber to the node (FTTx) offers customers high-speed connections and seemingly endless bandwidth. Fiber-based services are in high demand from businesses and consumers alike, so to meet this demand and keep up with marketing commitments, carriers are in a race to roll out fiber as quickly as possible, investing enormous amounts of time and money. Cable companies and traditional telcos are evaluating fiber and fiber-copper...

2008-10-16 09:00:12

FiberLight(R) LLC, a leading source of metro optical transport solutions, is partnering with 1Vault Networks to provide optical transport capacity throughout the South Florida marketplace by connecting diversely routed fiber between 1Vault Network's Category 5 Data Center in Fort Lauderdale and global IP provider NTT America. The agreement provides FiberLight with new partnership opportunities in Fort Lauderdale while meeting its core business strategy of supplying metro optical backbone...


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  • A unit of saved energy.
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