Category Archives: Fiber Industry

ZenFi to Sponsor and Speak at Northeast DAS & Small Cell Association NYC Spring Summit

CEO Ray LaChance to Discuss Building Out Wireless Infrastructure to Meet Current and Future Demand

New York, NY – April 13, 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 Northeast DAS & Small Cell Association NYC Spring Summit on April 20 at 4:15 p.m. at the New York Academy of Medicine in New York City.  Mr. LaChance will also be available to share insights on how ZenFi, an event sponsor, enables wireless connectivity in an increasingly wireless and broadband-connected world.

Global Network Solutions Provider Taps Telecom Industry Veteran

Global network solutions company QuadGen has appointed Leighton Carroll, an industry veteran with more than two decades of software and telecommunications experience, to its executive leadership team as President.

The Global Subsea Fiber Cable Market is Heating Up

It may be early in 2017, but we’re already starting to see activity in the global subsea fiber cable market.

Just recently, leading subsea fiber optic solutions provider Xtera Communications, Inc. agreed to sell substantially all of its assets to H.I.G. Capital, a global private equity investment firm with over €20 billion ($25 billion USD, approximately) of equity capital under management.

Established in 1998 and based in Allen, Texas, and Harold Wood, Essex, UK, Xtera supplies un-repeatered and repeatered subsea systems using high-performance optical amplifiers to carry data.

Looking for Fiber Optic Customers?

Fiber optic technologyRight now there is massive demand for fiber optic connectivity among businesses. The challenge, however, is discovering customers who need it and connecting with them.

This process just got a lot easier, thanks to FiberLight, LLC, an industry leader for high performance fiber optic network solutions. Just recently, FiberLight released a near-net building list which identifies 4,500 buildings across its footprint that can be lit with its best-in-class data services.

Is There a Weak Link in Your Network?

fiber optical cablesWhat would happen if your business were to suddenly lose connectivity to a major U.S. market? Your entire operation would be disrupted, which would cost a fortune.

For this reason, you need to take point-to-point transport seriously. Your business is only as strong as its connections between U.S. hubs.

The Jersey Shore Meets the Fast and Furious: NJFX Set to Unveil its Data Center Campus

Originally posted to Data Center POST,

The Jersey Shore Meets the Fast and Furious NJFX Set to Unveil its Data Center CampusWe may be exaggerating, but only just a little. On September 21, 2016 in Wall Township, NJ, the New Jersey Fiber Exchange (NJFX) will be hosting its Phase II Grand Opening extravaganza.

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.

FiberLight Announces New Fiber Construction to Connect Texas Networks

On July 26, 2016, FiberLight announced that the company will continue to invest in its Texas-based network.

FiberLight LogoMoving forward, FiberLight will provide low-latency transport to growing rural communities across Texas. The expansion will establish additional low-latency connectivity between its Dallas-Austin-San Antonio-Houston (DASH) footprint, and areas across the western part of its network including Amarillo, Abilene, Midland, Lubbock, Odessa, San Angelo and surrounding areas.

Fiber Infrastructure Market Participation

By Ben Edmond, CEO & Founder, Connected2Fiber

Fiber Infrastructure Market ParticipationIn the world of connectivity, an $80 billion-plus U.S. and $370 billion-plus global market, location matters. Across the nation, more than 8.3 million non-residential buildings exist, locations that increasingly need more connectivity and want fiber for that increased connectivity requirement.