SOURCE: GeoTel Communications

GeoTel Communications

July 05, 2012 08:00 ET

Fortune Magazine Features GeoTel Communications' Telecom Data

ORLANDO, FL--(Marketwire - Jul 5, 2012) - GeoTel Communications, LLC, the leading provider of researched telecommunications infrastructure data in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for over a decade, today announces that Fortune Magazine will feature its telecommunications data and maps in a multi-page article. The article, to reach newsstands worldwide on July 9, focuses on the Internet and global fiber optic communications. Written by journalists Andrew Blum and Benjamin Schenkel, the article will also be included on Fortune's online homepage,

The title of the story "Mapping The Internet" describes the history and process of tracking the telecommunications data. From the sea floor to under city streets, this data is transmitted through fiber-optic cables. GeoTel utilizes GIS mapping technology used in combination with additional graphic design to display the telecom maps in the article.

"Our telecom data and maps illustrated in the story offer the reader a better understanding of how our world's economies are interconnected via worldwide communications infrastructure," states Dave Drazen, GeoTel's CEO and Chairman. "The physical infrastructure that connects the Internet and therefore our world drives our global communities and commerce, enabling and empowering new and existing economies."

About Fortune Magazine

FORTUNE is a global leader in business journalism with a worldwide circulation of more than 1 million and a readership of nearly 5 million, with major franchises including the Fortune 500 and the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For. Fortune Live Media extends the brand's mission into live settings, hosting a wide range of annual conferences, including the Fortune Global Forum. Fortune magazine's online home is, the most visited and utilized business destination website.

About GeoTel Communications, LLC

GeoTel Communications, LLC is the leading provider of telecommunications infrastructure data in Geographic Information Services (GIS). GeoTel also offers government related web-based platforms. GeoTel's unique business strategy implements and converges the mapping of telecommunications fiber and other telecommunications infrastructure data with GIS and online spatial technologies. These integrated items provide leverage and insight into the competitive telecommunications infrastructure landscape across America. For over a decade, GeoTel Communications has been researching and providing telecom data in a GIS format to customers across the globe and for USA based government related clients, the option of a web-based spatial environment. For additional information, please visit

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