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Allied Fiber to Complete Construction of 1,300 Route-Mile Phase One Component of a Nationwide, Carrier-Neutral, Dark Fiber Network

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - November 23, 2010) - Allied Fiber announces today that the Company has entered into financing arrangements with financial partners, including affiliates of Falcon Investment Advisors, LLC and ABRY Partners, LLC, to complete funding for phase one of its new, network-neutral, high-count dark fiber, colocation and wireless tower integrated system. Construction of the first phase linking New York City, Chicago and Ashburn, VA is already underway and is expected to be complete by May 2011. Full Story

Posted on November 23, 2010 8:35 PM


Allied Fiber Provides a Window of Opportunity For Network Operators to Participate in the Design of Its Dark Fiber Network

Over the next several weeks, Allied Fiber, the carrier neutral operator building an integrated dark fiber, colocation and tower system throughout the United States, will be collecting the final data points for their network system build. Full Story

Posted on August 13, 2010 12:17 AM


The Reasons For New Fiber - Gambia Knows!

Wow - amazing - they are installing fiber on a route where they already have a fiber connection. Actually, not so amazing. What is amazing is that there was only one path since 1996 and it seems they have experienced cuts in the past which have disrupted service. A total loss of service is not acceptable in most places in the world. I am glad to see Gambia is making this investment. Full Story

Posted on February 14, 2010 3:12 PM


Pacific-Tier Communications Coverage of KBRO Dark Fiber Conference

The discussions will range, but include the important topic of dark fiber and the various aspects of fiber to the tower, the need for long haul fiber available for lease and investment opportunities for both. Full Story

Posted on January 10, 2010 6:10 PM


KBRO Technology Trends 2010 Conference - Bandwidth: The Increasing Value of Fiber

My panel is entitled "Bandwidth: The Increasing Value of Fiber" and will include management from several companies mentioned in our recent report Rise of the Horizontally Aligned Fiber Company - A Newly Defined Opportunity. Full Story

Posted on December 19, 2009 4:48 PM


KBRO Report - Rise of the Horizontally Aligned Fiber Company - A Newly Defined Opportunity

A few things of interest to note are that they see this is a NEW opportunity. What is so NEW about fiber? The truth is that what is NEW is the understanding of its importance and relevance in networks. Those that have it and control it will matter and succeed and those that do not will not and won't. Period. Creating new and unique fiber routes builds value. Full Story

Posted on November 25, 2009 12:58 AM


Dark Fibre Convention - London 2009

Dark Fiber leasing businesses are alive and doing well all around the world! There are many places, applications, needs and uses for dark fiber and given the expansion of all of the above it does not seem logical to think that there would not also be a parallel need to expand dark fiber that is available for lease as well. Clearly for the participants at the Dark Fibre Convention there is no doubt about the need for new dark fibre! Full Story

Posted on November 9, 2009 9:36 PM


FCC National Broadband Plan - Washington DC Workshop

On August 12, 2009 I spoke on a broadband panel at the FCC in Washington DC. It was quite an experience. In all of my years of public speaking I have never been given a 3 minute time limit for my introduction. There is a lot to say about dark fiber, carrier hotels, data centers, Ethernet, wavelengths, wireless broadband, voice peering, etc. Thankfully the FCC were gracious hosts and the panel went for 2 hours, so everyone got to make their points. Full Story

Posted on August 18, 2009 2:27 PM


Allied Fiber's National Broadband Plan Comments

Although this is overly Internet related, it is so due to the overwhelming popularity of the Internet and its seemingly synonomus relationship with the term and concept of broadband. Too much is made of the Internet and not enough of physical access to it for many to realize that the root issues are in the ducts and dark fiber. Full Story

Posted on June 22, 2009 2:10 AM


Dark Fiber Community - Video Overview

As Allied Fiber continues ahead the Dark Fiber Community will become an increasingly integral piece of the experience for those that are new to network construction, maintenance and operations. Stay tuned and as always let us know if you have any questions. Full Story

Posted on June 10, 2009 2:43 AM


Demystifying Dark Fiber

What if the Internet fails in a crisis? Maybe some people are shocked by the assertion. Well, guess what? The Internet does fail! The failures mainly have to do with physical layer issues first and routed layer 3 network congestion. This reality is causing IT managers to wake up and look for layer 2 transport with inherent security and guaranteed throughput. Full Story

Posted on May 5, 2009 9:03 PM


Allied Fiber goes to Washington DC

The timing and process of the NTIA, RUS and FCC Comments has been terrific for Allied FIber. Without us having to do anything several groups, associations, cooperatives and the like all throughout the US submitted for public record their perspectives on what is needed in the US to stimulate broadband awareness, use and deployment. Full Story

Posted on April 8, 2009 4:28 AM


Allied Fiber Update

I just returned from being at Comptel in Dallas, TX from Sunday through Wednesday. It was the first time Allied Fiber officially exhibited at an industry conference. Our message was well received by a vast majority of the market -... Full Story

Posted on March 7, 2009 12:07 AM

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