Metro Fibrewerx, a provider of dark fiber networks, has built out a fiber network for OCAD University linking its main campus center at 100 McCaul Street in Toronto with multistrand dark fibers to three nearby campus buildings.
OCAD University's new fiber network was built using a combination of traditional construction methods, micro duct trenching and airblown fiber technologies.
This network is the first segment of a number of new open access fiber rings that Metro Fibrewerx is building in Toronto as part of its Metropolitan Area Network in the GTA (Greater Toronto Area).
Alastair MacLeod, Director of Information Technology at OCAD University, said that the new network will give it "expandable bandwidth that enables us to support the strategic research initiatives sponsored by the Canadian Foundation for Innovation."
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