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.
Lightower has completed its $2 billion merger with Sidera Networks, creating what the two providers claim will be one of the largest U.S.-based metro fiber providers.
Dark and lit fiber provider Sidera upped the 100 MB to 100 GB services available to customers in the Chicago area, announcing Wednesday that it has extended its network to three data centers in Elk Grove, Ill., a major data hub for financial and content service providers.
In today's spotlight, FierceTelecom interviews Lightower Fiber Networks CEO Rob Shanahan about the company's pending merger with competitive provider Sidera Networks.
Berkshire Partners, a Boston-based investment firm, on Thursday signed an agreement to acquire both Lightower Fiber Networks and Sidera Networks for $2 billion, creating a new service provider with a large on-net and metro fiber footprint.
Sidera Networks has secured a deal to provide a fiber-based connection to RagingWire Data Center's new Ashburn, Va. data center. One of the key considerations in choosing Sidera was that it had a
Sidera Networks has named telecom veteran Joe Cumello as its new vice president of marketing, replacing Maura Mahoney. In his new position, Cumello will oversee the entire competitive provider's
Sidera Networks has established an agreement with Global Capacity to use its One Marketplace Access Exchange as a way to augment its off-net network arrangements where it needs to work with partners
Sidera Networks' dedication to building out its Xtreme low latency network has resonated with Flexenet, a European provider of voice trading technology and connectivity solutions for financial firms
ABRY Partners' latest move to acquire Masergy Communications is evidence of the interest that private equity companies have in purchasing competitive telecom service providers. While ABRY is not