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FiberLight taps Ciena's platforms for South Florida optical overlay build

FiberLight has employed Ciena's 6500 converged packet optical platform and 5160 Service Aggregation switch for an optical network overbuild of its South Florida network, a move it says will enable it to better respond to higher speed requirements from its mix of business and wholesale customers.

Competitive providers get creative in local permitting processes

Every service provider, whether it be a traditional ILEC or a competitive provider, continues to find that the largest challenges lie in dealing with state and local government agencies and gaining utility rights-of-way along existing aerial poles.

FiberLight brings fiber to 600 cell sites, installs 5,500 route miles across Texas

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, Cirracore serve up IaaS-based business continuity, disaster recovery for businesses

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 promotes Paul Pierron to CEO

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.  

Rising stars in wireline: Future leaders to watch in 2014

The time to innovate couldn't be any more pressing for the wireline telecom industry as traditional operators look to shut down 100-year-old TDM networks and transition to all-IP infrastructure. FierceTelecom profiles eight up-and-coming executives meeting the demands of a changing landscape.

FiberLight reaches halfway point of Texas expansion project, completes 4,500 miles

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 wraps fiber-based ring for LINX's Northern Va. Internet Exchange site

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.

The Contenders: Dark fiber providers add a new layer of flavor on the network cake

It's clear that the dark fiber market is on a rapid growth trajectory. FierceTelecom takes a look at five dark fiber providers coming of age in this special report.

FiberLight gets $97.2M cash infusion to fund network expansion

FiberLight, a growing fiber-based competitive provider, has secured $97.2 million in new funding from a number of creditors led by CoBank.