SOURCE: Lightower Fiber Networks

Lightower Fiber Networks

December 01, 2009 11:11 ET

Lightower Expanding Services at 60 Hudson in New York City

1,600 Square Foot Site Offers Carrier-Class Facilities at Major Telco Hub

NEW YORK CITY, NY--(Marketwire - December 1, 2009) - Lightower Fiber Networks, a leading metro fiber network, bandwidth, and collocation service provider serving the northeast United States, announced today that it is expanding its collocation facility at 60 Hudson Street in New York City.

Due to increased demand for its collocation and fiber networking services at this major communications hub, Lightower is developing an additional 1,600 square feet of carrier-class space. The new Lightower space offers racks, cabinets, and cages to collocation customers. Carrier-class amenities include raised floors, AC or DC power, state-of-the-art HVAC, backup power, and security.

Collocation customers will also have access to a complete suite of Lightower fiber networking services including dark fiber, wavelengths, Ethernet, IP, SONET, and TDM.

"60 Hudson Street is one of the cornerstones of the telecommunications infrastructure in the northeast. Our new collocation space will enable customers to utilize Lightower fiber services to connect with other area carrier hotels, financial exchanges, or any other location within the Lightower footprint," explained Doug Dalissandro, Lightower Executive Vice President of Sales.

Lightower also offers collocation customers easy access to other carriers located within 60 Hudson Street, or any other carrier hotel or data center in the area. Lightower provides direct intra-facility connectivity services to over ten other major carriers at 60 Hudson, in addition to direct access to the facility meet me rooms.

With Lightower's dense network in the New York metro area, 60 Hudson collocation customers can also directly connect to any of the other important regional facilities including 111 Eighth Avenue, 32 Avenue of the Americas, 75 Broad, 755 Secaucus, 111 Pavonia, 300 Boulevard East, and 165 Halsey.

About Lightower Fiber Networks

Lightower Fiber Networks is a leading fiber network and broadband service provider in the Northeast. Lightower offers over 4,400 fiber route miles with over 1,630 on-net buildings coupled with comprehensive transport and alternative access solutions. Lightower's geographic footprint extends from Boston and southern New Hampshire, to eastern New York State, northern New Jersey, Long Island, and New York City. Lightower uniquely offers customers geographically diverse routing and low latency network solutions on an all-fiber optic network. Lightower Fiber is headquartered in Boxborough, MA. For more information, visit www.lightower.com or call 888-LT-FIBER.

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