Long haul and metro dark fiber provider Southern Telecom has entered into a strategic partnership with enterprise and commercial services broadband provider Henry County Broadband (HCB) to "provide reciprocal assets and services in the Atlanta, Macon and Henry County, Ga., areas," the two companies said in a press release.
As part of the deal, Southern Telecom will offer fiber network, maintenance and colocation services along with enhanced broadband capabilities for Henry County's broadband network. This will include a 95-mile long haul fiber network between Atlanta and Macon and a metro network in Atlanta and Macon.
In turn, HCB will provide Southern Telecom with access to a 54-mile fiber network within Henry County.
"Along with supporting established legacy government, education, medical, utility and commercial sector customers, the development of our all-fiber network will serve to promote technically advanced business opportunities in the community which will drive economic development and job creation unique to Georgia in the I-75 corridor connecting Atlanta, Stockbridge, McDonough, Henry County and Macon," said Henry County Broadband President Allen Davis.
- Southern Telecom and Henry County Broadband issued this press release
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