Lightower Fiber networks has completed the buildout of a new network route across New York's Hudson River that will provide both network diversity and a shorter route to other paths along the Tappan Zee Bridge.
Given the location near New York City, one of the big drivers here is on driving down network latency. Because the new connection crosses the Hudson south of the Tappan Zee Bridge, the new river network span not only provides a diverse crossing, but is also shorter than the bridge, thus lowering the route's latency.
"For the financial services industry in and around the hub of New York City, this route means a shorter physical route as well as a uniquely diverse route," said Rob Shanahan, CEO, Lightower in a release.
In addition to the gaining network diversity along the Hudson River, Lightower's new route complements routes it has established organically and through targeted M&A with network footprint including the Hudson Valley, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire.
- see the release
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