|[May 07, 2013]
Fibertech Networks Expands Delaware Network
ROCHESTER, N.Y. --(Business Wire)--
Fibertech Networks, a leader in providing fiber-optic based network
services throughout mid-size cities, today announced it will expand its
fiber optic network in Delaware.
The company currently operates a 160-mile network in Wilmington, DE. To
fulfill major new sales agreements, Fibertech will extend its current
infrastructure by more than 80 miles from Wilmington, through Dover and
into Georgetown, DE. This expansion comes on the heels of the company's
recent network construction launch in new markets of Akron, Cleveland,
Cincinnati, Dayton and Toledo.
In making this announcement, John K. Purcell, Fibertech Chairman and CEO
said, "This expansion is based on our success in signing up new
customers and is another indication that our business growth continues
to exceed expectations."
To date, the company has built and owns more than 9,000 route miles of
metro networks in 23 markets, and provisions its connectivity solutions
on that infrastructure end-to-end. This differentiator enables Fibertech
and its customers' unprecedented control, scalability and security of
"The expansion of our Delaware network ensures businesses have
cost-effective alternatives for their critical bandwidth applications,"
added Purcell. "We believe that the presence of our network and services
will also help enhance economic development initiatives in its capital
city and throughout the state of Delaware."
Fibertech's service offering will encompass both dark fiber and optical
broadband options to area businesses that have predominately used
traditional crrier lines in the past. The company's complete optical
solutions portfolio of services includes private line connections
ranging in speeds from T1 to OC-192; point-to-point and multi-point
Ethernet service in speeds ranging from 10 Mbps to 100 Gbps; dedicated
Internet access; DWDM; and collocation for fast communication between
Fibertech offers network services to education, healthcare, government
and financial institutions, along with and other large and medium-size
businesses looking to meet demands for data and broadband connectivity.
Fibertech extends its fiber optic network directly into business
locations, allowing them to internally deploy a wide range of advanced
telecommunications applications. Organizations can benefit from the
added scalability and control inherent in a new fiber network.
Additionally, other telecommunications carriers will be able to lease
strands of fiber on the new network to expand their local presence and
extend broadband solutions to their business customers as well.
"As information technology businesses and needs continue to grow in this
area, it's important to have alternative fiber infrastructures to
support these efforts and provide additional diversity options," added
Hurley. "This type of extensive, open-access broadband communications
network should help enable increased facilities-based telecommunications
competition in Delaware and help continue to make it an attractive
environment for business through this significant private investment in
Fibertech has networks operational in Pittsburgh, PA; Indianapolis, IN;
Providence, RI; Hartford, Bridgeport, Stamford, Danbury, New London and
New Haven, CT; Columbus, OH; Springfield and Worcester, MA; Syracuse,
Rochester, Buffalo, Binghamton, White Plains and Albany, NY; Wilmington,
DE; Montgomery County, MD; Northern and Southern NJ; and Philadelphia,
PA. The company recently announced plans to expand to Cleveland,
Cincinnati, Dayton, Toledo and Akron, OH.
About Fibertech Networks
Headquartered in Rochester, N.Y., Fibertech Networks is a leader in
providing fiber-optic based network services throughout mid-size cities
in the Eastern and Central regions of the United States. Fibertech was
founded in May of 2000, has built metro-area fiber networks in 23
mid-size markets in the Eastern U.S., and is led by Court Square Capital
Partners of New York, N.Y. The company currently owns and operates a
fiber optic network of more than 9,000 route miles, which contains more
than 6,400 on-net buildings and nearly 2,100 cell sites with its
fiber-only network infrastructure. With this network, Fibertech serves
wireline and wireless carriers, data centers, large enterprises, and
facilities in the higher education, healthcare, and government
verticals. Further information about the company can be found at www.fibertech.com.
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