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Major Telecom Carrier Hotel Taps STI’s Unique Conduit System in Atlanta

By |2018-08-21T17:24:45+00:00August 9th, 2018|Categories: carrier, dark fiber, Data Center, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, global carrier, Telecom, telecom industry blog, Telecom News, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommuniations, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Southern Telecom, Inc.’s conduit system offers 12 route miles throughout downtown Atlanta utilizing former steam ducts Southern Telecom, Inc. (STI) is presently undergoing a substantial conduit project in downtown Atlanta for a major telecom carrier hotel. The project takes advantage of STI’s unique and secure infrastructure that utilizes cast iron pipes beneath the streets of Atlanta. This [...]

Fatbeam Gains Customer Base in Western U.S. as it Completes Purchase of IP Connect

By |2018-07-24T15:53:01+00:00July 10th, 2018|Categories: fiber, Telecom, Telecommuniations|Tags: , , , |

Some major news from Fatbeam, a leading provider of fiber-based wide area networks to rural and mid-sized markets in the western U.S. The company has announced new financing and the purchase of the IP Connect division of Ednetics, a longstanding strategic partner of Fatbeam that offers technology solutions to the educational and public-sector markets. With this transaction, backed [...]

Hylan Expands into Philadelphia with New Facility

By |2018-06-19T19:31:15+00:00June 7th, 2018|Categories: business expansion, cable, commercial real estate, data engineering, fiber, fiber engineering, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure|Tags: , , |

Company Opens New Facility for Hylan Datacom & Electrical Division Hylan, a market leading provider of specialized communications engineering and construction services, has expanded again – and this time into the Philadelphia market with its new facility located in King of Prussia, PA. The facility is operated by Hylan Datacom & Electrical, a division of Hylan that [...]

FirstLight Provides Cloud Communications to Lakes Region Community Services (LRCS)

By |2018-06-06T17:03:02+00:00June 5th, 2018|Categories: Community Service, fiber, fiber optics, Internet, jsa blog, Telecom, telecom industry blog, Telecom News, Telecommuniations|Tags: , , |

FirstLight was chosen to provide a FirstLight Cloud Communications system for LRCS, including Internet and fiber optic services. FirstLight offered LRCS a competitive price, first rate customer service, and most importantly the intention of offering a true partnership to the benefit of LRCS and the community.  Colleen Cass, LRCS IT Educator, who coordinated this project with FirstLight was delighted with [...]

GlobeNet Expanding Subsea Network to Argentina

By |2018-05-10T19:35:16+00:00May 7th, 2018|Categories: fiber, Global Telecommunications, low latency, Network, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, Telecom, telecom industry blog, Telecom News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

First new route to provide direct connectivity from Argentina to Brazil and the United States since 2001 Ever since the inception of its flagship 23,500 km submarine cable system, GlobeNet, a leading provider of telecom infrastructure in the Americas, has been making continuous upgrades to its network infrastructure. Today, at ITW 2018, the company unveiled its latest [...]

Kosc Telecom: Connecting France with New Fibre Offers!

By |2018-05-03T15:20:42+00:00May 2nd, 2018|Categories: fiber, fiber network, Telecom|Tags: , , , , , |

For the very first time in France, a wholesale fibre service dedicated to businesses is now available! Established in March 2016, Kosc Telecom is the only carrier providing Connectivity as a Service (CaaS) in France. With a state-of-the-art broadband and fibre optic infrastructure, stretching over 20,000 km and connecting over 180 cities, the carrier is now [...]

Data Center Real Estate: LA’s West 7 Center in Prime Location for OTTs & IoT

By |2018-05-03T16:36:54+00:00May 2nd, 2018|Categories: carrier-neutral, cloud computing, colocation, commercial real estate, Commercial Real Estate Technology, Content Delivery, dark fiber, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, disaster recovery, fiber, IoT, low latency, OTT, peering, Telecom, telecom industry blog, Telecom News, Telecommuniations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

As OTTs continue to outpace traditional cable television and IoT devices increasingly bridge the gap between Artificial Intelligence (AI) and consumers, Los Angeles is fast becoming an epicenter for data-intensive, mission-critical applications. In a city known for a shortage of colocation capacity, West 7 Center stands out as having the ability to deliver the space, power and cooling [...]

Georgia System Operations Corporation Selects Southern Telecom for Dark Fiber

By |2018-05-03T15:05:14+00:00April 30th, 2018|Categories: dark fiber, fiber, fiber network, Network, technology trends, Telecom, telecom industry blog, Telecom News, Telecommuniations|Tags: , , , , , |

Georgia System Operations Corporation (GSOC) has entered a leasing agreement for dark fiber on Southern Telecom, Inc. (STI)’s Atlanta central business district fiber ring. GSOC’s control centers operate 24/7 to manage the delivery of electricity across the state. To ensure 24/7 operations, in 2005 GSOC’s backup control center, located about 25 miles from its headquarter operations in Tucker, [...]

Cross River Fiber Completes Latency-Sensitive Fiber Route to NJFX Tier 3 Colocation Campus

By |2018-04-23T19:03:48+00:00January 22nd, 2018|Categories: business partnership, carrier, fiber, fiber network, Global Telecommunications, low latency, NJFX, Technology, technology trends, Telecom, telecom industry blog, Telecom News|Tags: , , , , |

The completed fiber route deploys all new optical glass, as well as a path that is diverse from other legacy infrastructure options, which equates to an extremely reliable network for NJFX customers. Announced at PTC’18 today, Cross River Fiber, a New Jersey-based, boutique network infrastructure and telecommunications solutions provider, has completed its fiber network to the NJFX Tier 3 [...]