Friday, October 12, 2012

Fidelity Investments to Build $200 Million Data Center in Nebraska

Fidelity Investments will build a massive data center in Papillon, Nebraska (a suburb of Omaha).

Fidelity has committed to invest a minimum of $200 million to construct and outfit the data center.  Completion is expected in 2014.

The governor of Nebraska cited his state's lower power rates and and central U.S. location as key factors in attracting the project, along with tax incentives.

http://www.governor.nebraska.gov/news/2012/10/12_data_center.html

Sprint Announces Next 20 LTE Markets


Sprint announced the next 20 cities in its LTE rollout, including parts of the San Francisco Bay region, sections of Indiana and southwest Florida.  These rollouts are underway.  Sprint's LTE network is currently active in 24 markets across the country.

“We’re committed to providing improved 3G and 4G LTE as quickly as possible, and keeping our customers informed as to when and where they can experience the new network’s superior performance and speed,” said Bob Azzi, senior vice president-Network, Sprint.

http://www.sprint.com/4glte

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