FiberLight continues to make progress with its fiber-network buildout in Texas, announcing that that in the first five months of 2014 it connected more than 600 cell towers and installed nearly 5,500 route miles across the state.
FiberLight is branching out of its network infrastructure roots into the growing cloud-based Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) solutions for business continuity and disaster recovery (DR) market through a partnership with cloud provider Cirracore.
FiberLight has named Paul Pierron as its new CEO, taking over the role after company founder Michael P. Miller retired last February. He comes to the CEO position with plenty of operations and business development experience.
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FiberLight is growing its competitive stance in Texas by finishing the construction of over 4,500 miles of its planned 8,800 mile expansion across the central and western parts of the state.
FiberLight has put the final touches on a redundant dark fiber optical network for the London Internet Exchange (LINX) in Northern Virginia as the U.K.-based provider looks to establish a larger foothold in the U.S. market.
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FiberLight, a growing fiber-based competitive provider, has secured $97.2 million in new funding from a number of creditors led by CoBank.
FiberLight has won a 20-year contract to provide its dark fiber services to The University of Virginia, connecting the main university data center to Northern Virginia.
FiberlIght, a competitive service provider, has completed its first 100G link between Dallas and Ft. Worth--two key markets in its growing Texas network footprint.