Facebook to Build Fiber Network in West Virginia

Facebook plans to build fiber optic network connecting Ashburn in Virginia and Columbus in Ohio. The fiber network will span more than 440 kilometers on its way connecting the neighborhoods and businesses. The announcement came at a function where the Governor Jim Justice and Senator Shelley Moore Capito joined representatives from Facebook. The representatives from Facebook explained their plans to…

Conterra Selects Ciena Packet Optical Platform and Aggregation Switch

Conterra Networks has selected Packet Optical Platform and Aggregation switches from Ciena. Conterra Networks providing communication services to enterprise, government and wholesale carriers in 22 States in the United States is expanding its deployment of Ciena solutions. Conterra Networks (Conterra Ultra Broadband Holdings, Inc.) is a fiber optic network solution provider that serves to enterprise, schools, in South Carolina, North…

STI and SEIMITSU Partner to Serve Central Georgia

Southern Telecom Inc. (STI) has entered into a partnership agreement with SEIMITSU (SEIMITSU Business Technology Solutions) to deliver fiber optic services to a multinational technology company in Central Georgia. The technology company is utilizing STI’s optical fibers to connect and expand its own broadband network and support a greater customer experience across the Southeast US region. The strategic partnership with SEIMITSU will offer colocation and a new fiber route.

Aurora City Council Rejects Naperville Redundant Fiber Network Proposal

Despite being one of the wealthiest cities (in terms of cities with over 75,000 population), the suburban Chicago city of Naperville has to wait for a redundant fiber optic connectivity. The Aurora City Council Committee did not approve the proposal to deploy a second fiber optic network in Naperville citing reasons of higher deployment cost. Aurora City officials have been…