Category Archives: dark fiber

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.

USA FIBER Announces Major Dark Fiber Peering Platform Win


ASHBURN, Va., April 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — USA FIBER, a company that engineers, builds and operates mission critical dark fiber networks for clients in the telecommunications, Internet, data center, government, research & education and large enterprise space, has today announced the activation of one of the largest integrated telecommunications carriers in the United States on it’s newly installed dark fiber platform in Ashburn, VA. The carrier selected USAFIBER for its innovative ring and drop peering structure, allowing complete access to all of the Ashburn data centers cost effectively, with new fibers and high performance specifications on the network.

New NJFX Data Center to Provide Direct and Affordable Interconnectivity

What your organization needs is flexible, reliable and highly secure connectivity. What it doesn’t need are exorbitant cross-connect fees.

NJFX-LogoEnter New Jersey Fiber Exchange (NJFX), a global data center and colocation solutions leader, with a fix to this problem.

Just recently, NJFX announced construction is underway for a brand new, energy-efficient data center in Wall, New Jersey, that will provide direct—and thus, affordable—cable-head interconnection access to enterprises, cable companies, carrier-neutral operators and service providers. This facility will bridge a network of subsea cables from three locations: Europe, South America and the U.S. It will make NJFX the only U.S. data center collocated with multiple subsea cable landings interconnecting three continents.