United Fiber & Data Advances Competitive Position of Super Regional Telecommunications Carrier

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United Fiber & Data Advances Competitive Position of Super Regional Telecommunications Carrier

Solution leverages United Fiber & Data’s geographically diverse, long-haul dark fiber network in the northeastern United States

YORK, PA — January 21, 2020 — United Fiber & Data (UFD), a privately owned telecommunications provider, today announced that a major super regional telecommunications carrier has selected United Fiber & Data for long-haul dark fiber connectivity in the northeastern United States. The solution consists of more than 340 miles of long-haul dark fiber located on UFD’s geographically diverse route from New York City to Ashburn, Virginia. UFD announced the launch of the newly constructed long-haul portion of its fiber-optic network in May 2019.

CHRISTOPHER LODGE, COO of united fiber & Data

“We have a very successful, long-standing history with our customer’s senior management team. UFD was able to provide a diverse, scalable dark fiber solution that will drive expanded network coverage for a leading fiber communications provider within its Northeast markets,[..]”

With the growing communications and data transfer needs, carriers and data center providers are increasingly dependent on the reliability of network diversity and a secure backup network to ensure uninterrupted service in the event of a network failure.

“[..]UFD’s route provides expansion and additional diversity to the customer’s fiber routes in the Northeast and offers high-bandwidth, low-latency connectivity designed to prevent costly downtime in the event of a network disruption of their primary fiber path,” Lodge continued. “We are well-positioned for diverse regional connectivity between key markets, bypassing the congested existing fiber routes along I-95.”

Link to press release.

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About United Fiber & Data, LLC

United Fiber & Data (UFD) is a privately held telecommunications company focused on providing secure, high-capacity, geographically diverse fiber optic connections and fully managed optical wavelength services in the northeastern United States. United Fiber & Data provides high-capacity pathway diversity far from the congestion and single points of failure associated with the I-95 corridor. United Fiber & Data’s diverse dark fiber network includes a wholly owned and operated high fiber count metro network including over 70 miles of laterals with over 350 buildings on net in New York City and a newly constructed long-haul fiber route of more than 400 miles connecting New York City and Ashburn, Virginia.

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