Summit IG has become the latest service provider to make a name for itself in the burgeoning dark fiber market with the completion of a 170-mile regional long-haul dark fiber network connecting the greater Richmond, Va., area.
Offering an opportunity to quickly scale as traffic demands rise, fiber-based Ethernet has become the preferred method in the still developing small cell backhaul market, a new Infonetics report reveals.
Zayo has won a deal to provide O2 a managed fiber network throughout the UK, the latest of several moves that build on the momentum it has gained in Europe from its acquisition of Geo Networks and related network builds.
This fall's Comptel Fall Plus 2014 trade show centered on how the competitive industry is evolving to meet its customers' needs and new challenges as industry consolidation and the IP transition continue to ramp. FierceTelecom identified four key trends from the event that will have an impact on the competitive telecom industry.
DALLAS--Verizon Wireless' desire to get dark fiber as its wireless backhaul medium is seen as both a blessing and a curse for many wholesale service providers serving the wireless industry.
With much of the large-scale wireless backhaul networks built out to accommodate the growing 4G LTE service base, the question is: What's the next frontier for wholesale providers?
Wilcon, a West Coast-based provider of data fiber and center services, has expanded its Southern California fiber network reach with a new ring connecting downtown Los Angeles and El Segundo.
FirstLight Fiber and Maine Fiber Company (MFC), a purveyor of dark fiber via the Three Ring Binder network, have struck a partnership where they will deliver IP-based services to Maine businesses.
Ridgemont Equity Partners is cashing in on the emerging dark fiber opportunity by reaching a deal to acquire Cross River Fiber.
Zayo is giving its growing base of carrier, media and content companies another connectivity option in New York by establishing a point of presence (PoP) at 325 Hudson, the carrier-neutral core interconnection facility that's located on the crossroads of Hudson Street and the Holland Tunnel in New York City.