Axiom emerges as NYC's new dark fiber contender

Axiom Fiber Networks has officially launched as the newest contender focused on serving the New York City metro region's growing dark fiber market.

Led by telecom industry veteran Felipe Alvarez, Axiom plans to offer dark fiber services and custom solutions to a mix of enterprise and service provider customers.

Alvarez is well equipped to handle the challenges of the customer base Axiom serves. A 25-year telecom industry veteran who is best known for his roles at Sidera Networks, Con Edison and Verizon (NYSE: VZ), he has spent his career serving the New York City and surrounding markets.

Axiom will provide high-count routes between key traffic interexchanges in New York City. Axiom's core network operates within striking distance of every building in Midtown and Lower Manhattan.

Having been in operation since late last year, Axiom said it is focused on meeting service providers' and enterprises' need for "modern-day fiber demands, with flexible service solutions and business terms."

Depending on the customer needs, the service provider will deliver a mix of single pair fiber to dense fiber counts. The service provider began building out the 20-mile 864 strand core network in late 2014. It said that the first stage of connecting its fiber with multiple carrier hotels is scheduled to be complete in the first quarter of 2015 with the remaining stages finalized in the second quarter.

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