Category Archives: dark fiber

NYC’s Latest Dark Fiber Build-Outs Will Benefit Carriers and Enterprises

There are many carriers and enterprises seeking diverse and flexible fiber connectivity routes in and out of the crowded and expensive New York City market, and the demand for dark fiber is steadily growing.

Just recently, ZenFi announced the completion of new dark fiber build-outs at ColoGuard’s flagship CGNY1 data center — the only data center and carrier-neutral hotel in Brooklyn — and 32 Avenue of the Americas in Manhattan.

ZenFi to Sponsor and Speak at Wireless Infrastructure Show 2017

CEO Ray LaChance to Discuss Deployment of Dark Fiber Networks and Backhaul Challenges and Opportunities

New York, NY – May 16, 2017 ZenFi, New York’s carrier-neutral fronthaul fiber provider, announces today that its President and Chief Executive Officer, Ray LaChance, will speak at the Wireless Infrastructure Show, taking place May 22-25, 2017 at the Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, FL.  During the event, Mr. LaChance will also be available to meet with attendees to discuss how ZenFi, an event sponsor, enables enhanced connectivity with innovative wireless networking solutions.

ZenFi Named Best Dark Fibre Infrastructure Provider – New York at this Summer’s 2016 Telecoms Awards

telecom awards 2016This summer, TMT News held its annual Telecoms Awards, which recognizes and celebrates innovation and technical excellence in telecommunications. ZenFi, New York’s carrier-neutral fronthaul fiber provider, was named the Best Dark Fibre Infrastructure Provider – New York.

ZenFi President and CEO to Speak at Telecom Exchange NYC

Ray LaChance to Discuss New Dark Fiber Development in the New York Metro Area on Wednesday, June 22  


ZenFiNEW YORK – June 14, 2016
– ZenFi, New York’s carrier-neutral fronthaul fiber provider, announces today that its President and Chief Executive Officer, Ray LaChance, will participate in a panel session at Telecom Exchange NYC taking place June 21-22 at Cipriani Wall Street in Manhattan.

BT, Facebook, Google, Deutsche Telekom, Baidu, Microsoft, Vodafone to take centre stage at the 18th annual Next Generation Optical Networking co-located with Optical DCI

Optical_Networking7th June, 2016 – Now in its 18th year, NGON is the number one EMEA optical networking event. The three day show provides a platform for service providers to exchange their ideas, develop expertise and share best practice, as well as unrivalled networking and business opportunities with the leading vendors in our industry.

Aqua Comms Is Now Backed by Telehouse Carrier-Interconnect

Dark Fiber NetworkAqua Comms Limited (Aqua Comms), a global leader in scalable, subsea capacity-based network solutions, recently announced a new partnership with Telehouse, a leading provider of data center services. Moving forward, Aqua Comms will rely on Telehouse to serve as a European hub for its next-generation transatlantic network.

SOLiD Expands In-Building DAS Product Portfolio with Two-Watt Amplifier

ALLIANCETM 2W LROU delivers design flexibility with superior energy efficiency and future proofing

SOLiDDAS and Small Cells Congress, Las Vegas, NV — May 16, 2016 — SOLiD, a wireless infrastructure company, introduced today the ALLIANCE 2W LROU, a two-watt DAS amplifier with a new, compact, energy efficient design. With this addition, the SOLiD product line offers the most flexible, modular approach to DAS network design available, including 1-watt, 2-watt, 5-watt and 20-watt ROUs (remote optical units).

Lightpath Establishes Direct International Connection to Expansive New York Metro Area Fiber Network Via NJFX

Lightpath-300x300Lightpath® has announced that it has established direct international access to its expansive New York metro area fiber network. Lightpath is a market leader in Ethernet-based communication solutions for New York metropolitan area businesses and now through a connection to New Jersey Fiber Exchange’s neutral cable landing station meet-me room in Wall, New Jersey, customers can now leverage its ultra-high bandwidth services for connectivity to key international destinations. New Jersey Fiber Exchange (NJFX) is highly regarded and is the first Tier 3 carrier-neutral colocation facility that intersects where subsea cables from the United States, South America, Europe and the Caribbean meet.

FiberLight Expands Its Footprint Deeper Into Texas

FiberLight LogoHigh-performance fiber optic network solutions provider FiberLight has successfully expanded its network deeper into Texas, the company recently announced. FiberLight is now connecting areas in the Texas valley along the Mexican border to major metropolises such as San Antonio, Houston and Dallas,  using a dedicated high-performance fiber optic network ring.

ZenFi’s Metro Cross-Connects and Access Network Now Available for Immediate Turn-Up in Manhattan, Providing Extended Connectivity to the Bronx

ZenFiLeading carrier-neutral fronthaul fiber provider, ZenFi, recently made an exciting announcement. Its highly scalable and flexible dark fiber solutions — the Metro Cross-Connects and Access Network — are now available for immediate turn-up in New York City’s largest carrier hotels, providing extended connectivity to the Bronx.

Metro Cross-Connects offers connectivity to 18 New Jersey-based data centers and is available for immediate turn-up at 111 8th Avenue, 85 10th Avenue, 60 Hudson Street, 325 Hudson Street and 75 Broad Street.