Showing posts with label Lightpath. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Lightpath. Show all posts

Friday, May 6, 2022

Lightpath expands in NYC

Lightpath opened an office in Midtown Manhattan, located at 24 West 40th Street, to house sales and customer service staff to directly support continued growth and operations in New York City, including on-going network expansions.

Lightpath said it has accelerated its investment in the New York City market over the past year, doubling of the company's sales and service teams, upgrading its optical network.

"The greater New York City region is the largest enterprise communications market in the country, and Lightpath has the most expansive and densest all-fiber network here, among competitive fiber providers. We will continue to invest in and expand our infrastructure, as well as invest in our people, to support the seemingly limitless demand for connectivity across the region," stated Chris Morley, CEO of Lightpath.

Lightpath offers a complete suite of all-fiber, customized connectivity solutions, including optical transport up to 800 Gbps, Internet access, Ethernet, dark fiber, private networks, voice, managed security solutions, and more. 

www.lightpathfiber.com

Thursday, May 5, 2022

Lightpath now connects 2,000 wireless towers

Lightpath, which operates an all-fiber network in the New York and Boston metro regions, now connects 2,000 wireless towers.  This represent a doubling of on-net wireless sites in the last 12 months.

Carriers can choose flexible connectivity including 10G optical, dark fiber, or custom connectivity, with optical transport services now riding on Lightpath's state-of-the-art Ciena network. Additionally, Lightpath offers carriers geographically diverse routing options and unique POPs (points of presence) that enhance the reliability of network design. 

"The Lightpath network aligns perfectly with carriers looking to deploy or densify their 5G networks. Lightpath offers carriers a unique combination of network density, customized connectivity options, reliability, and support," explained Phil Olivero, CTO of Lightpath. "We are willing investors and have partnered with each of the major wireless providers to extend our reach to deliver and meet their coverage requirements."

"5G is altering how current wireless applications are connected, and it opens the floodgates for a tremendous number of new types of connected devices. Only densely deployed fiber networks will be able to scale to the robust bandwidth levels that will be needed to support these applications," stated Chris Morley, Lightpath CEO. "Lightpath is uniquely positioned to support wireless carriers in our markets, which is why so many carriers are choosing us."

www.lightpathfiber.com

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Lightpath activates diverse route between Ashburn and NY Metro

Lightpath announced a new regional long-haul route cbetween the data center epicenter of Ashburn, Virginia, and the New York Metro area. 

This 300-mile route is geographically diverse from existing Lightpath routes between New York and Ashburn. Lightpath will offer flexible bandwidth options along the route up to 800 Gbps optical transport. In addition, customers can directly connect to major cloud providers in the Ashburn area, as well as critical area data centers, presenting further options for their network strategies.

Lightpath's 19,000-mile metro network covers New York City, New Jersey, Long Island, Connecticut, and Massachusetts. Lightpath recently upgraded its all-fiber network optical services to the latest Ciena technologies.

"Our new Ashburn route is extremely important to many of our customers who need reliable connectivity between these major technology centers. Offering a geographically diverse route between New York and Ashburn is a perfect complement to the routes we already offer between these regions," commented Phil Olivero, Lightpath CTO. "We know that companies using connectivity between Ashburn data centers and New York data centers demand the highest levels of connectivity, reliability and performance. Combining this new route with our existing routes, all with our latest network technologies, is as good as it gets."

http://www.lightpathfiber.com

Lightpath expands fiber footprint west of Boston

 Lightpath announced a 75-mile expansion of its all-fiber network west of its Boston metro footprint, bringing the total size of the Lightpath network in the Boston metropolitan area to more than 200 route miles.The Boston West expansion includes over 75 miles of new, high-count fiber along the I-90 corridor between Boston and Marlborough, planned in two phases. Phase 1 of the build (in yellow on map) will be completed later in 2022, while the...

Lightpath deploys Ciena for services up to 800G

Ciena confirmed that Lightpath has deployed its WaveLogic 5 Extreme solution for delivering services at up to 800Gbps throughout the greater New York City metropolitan area and expanding into the greater Boston market. Lightpath is also deploying Ciena's Waveserver Ai compact interconnect platform over a 6500 RLS flexible grid reconfigurable optical layer for a more open, scalable and programmable network. Financial terms were not disclosed.“As users...


Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Lightpath expands its fiber footprint across Boston region

Lightpath announced a 50-mile expansion of its all-fiber network in the Boston region, following the company's entrance into the market via multiple acquisitions in June. The additional 50 route miles of network brings the total route miles in the Boston metropolitan area to over 130.

The network expansion is focused on the five key areas of Boston, Waltham, Bedford, Burlington, and Lowell, MA, and is designed to enable access to additional, strategic data centers and business centers while at the same time providing options for service diversity and protection.

Specifically, Lightpath has added a second, diverse route between Boston and Lowell, while adding diversity and density in the Bedford, Burlington, and Waltham areas. Customers will benefit from access to critical area data centers at 55 Middlesex Turnpike, Bedford, MA and 115 2nd Avenue, Waltham, MA. Additionally, Lightpath is adding more network density in Boston to reach the Longwood Medical area, home to numerous hospitals, schools, and research facilities.

"These new network builds address multiple high opportunity markets and business centers, including two, highly-connected data centers in the heart of Boston Metro's Route 128 Tech Corridor," stated Chris Morley, Lightpath CEO. "The extensions in Boston, Bedford, Burlington, and Waltham increase Lightpath network addressability to over 1,200 new target organizations in the region."

http://www.lightpathfiber.com

Lightpath enters Boston market with acquisition of fiber routes

Lightpath, which operates over 18,000 route miles of fiber in the New York metropolitan region, announced its entrance into the Boston market via the acquisition of three fiber networks.

Cambridge Network Solutions (CNS), a second area connectivity provider, and the purchase of fiber network assets from Hub Fiber. The CNS and the second acquisitions have closed, while the Hub Fiber purchase is expected to close within 30 days. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Together, the three propertiews represent 80 route miles of in-place, high-count fiber network reaching over 100 locations, including 12 area data centers, throughout Boston, Cambridge, Somerville, Waltham, Burlington, Billerica, Bedford, and Lowell. Additionally, Lightpath's network in the region will be connected to its New York Metro network, expanding on the company's existing 18,000 route miles of fiber serving over 12,000 locations.

"Greater Boston is a perfect expansion area for Lightpath, with its robust technology and biotech industries, financial services sector, world leading universities and research institutes, tech-savvy governments, and other enterprise businesses," stated Chris Morley, Lightpath's CEO. "This is the first step for Lightpath expanding beyond the NY Metro region after reliably serving thousands of customers there for over 30 years. We are excited to bring our network, connectivity solutions, and innovative customer service approach to more organizations. These acquisitions will help us hit the ground running, and we will be able to start serving new customers right away."

Altice USA owns a 50.01% controlling interest in Lightpath and Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners (MSIP) owns 49.99% of the company.

https://lightpathfiber.com/

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Lightpath deploys Ciena for services up to 800G

Ciena confirmed that Lightpath has deployed its WaveLogic 5 Extreme solution for delivering services at up to 800Gbps throughout the greater New York City metropolitan area and expanding into the greater Boston market. Lightpath is also deploying Ciena's Waveserver Ai compact interconnect platform over a 6500 RLS flexible grid reconfigurable optical layer for a more open, scalable and programmable network. Financial terms were not disclosed.


“As users consume more digital content, it is crucial for service providers to ensure their network can adapt to these surging and often unpredictable demands. With Ciena's technology, Lightpath is adding scalability to meet bandwidth demands and also gaining real-time visibility into the performance of its network.” said Kevin Sheehan, Chief Technology Officer, Americas, Ciena.

http://www.lightpathfiber.com

https://www.ciena.com/

Thursday, June 17, 2021

Lightpath enters Boston market with acquisition of fiber routes

Lightpath, which operates over 18,000 route miles of fiber in the New York metropolitan region, announced its entrance into the Boston market via the acquisition of three fiber networks.

Cambridge Network Solutions (CNS), a second area connectivity provider, and the purchase of fiber network assets from Hub Fiber. The CNS and the second acquisitions have closed, while the Hub Fiber purchase is expected to close within 30 days. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Together, the three propertiews represent 80 route miles of in-place, high-count fiber network reaching over 100 locations, including 12 area data centers, throughout Boston, Cambridge, Somerville, Waltham, Burlington, Billerica, Bedford, and Lowell. Additionally, Lightpath's network in the region will be connected to its New York Metro network, expanding on the company's existing 18,000 route miles of fiber serving over 12,000 locations.

"Greater Boston is a perfect expansion area for Lightpath, with its robust technology and biotech industries, financial services sector, world leading universities and research institutes, tech-savvy governments, and other enterprise businesses," stated Chris Morley, Lightpath's CEO. "This is the first step for Lightpath expanding beyond the NY Metro region after reliably serving thousands of customers there for over 30 years. We are excited to bring our network, connectivity solutions, and innovative customer service approach to more organizations. These acquisitions will help us hit the ground running, and we will be able to start serving new customers right away."

Altice USA owns a 50.01% controlling interest in Lightpath and Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners (MSIP) owns 49.99% of the company.

https://lightpathfiber.com/