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Press Release -- January 7th, 2010
Source: Allied Fiber
Tags: Colocation, Construction, Ethernet, Video


NEW YORK, NY – January 07, 2010- Allied Fiber, a carrier-neutral provider of dark fiber, wireless towers and colocation facilities across America, announces today that its CEO, Hunter Newby, will be speaking at the Kaufman Brothers Technology Trends 2010 Conference to be held on January 12, 2010. Hunter Newby will address the topic of “Bandwidth: The Increasing Value of Fiber” as part of a panel of industry thought leaders. The conference will showcase ten different panels highlighting the latest trends in the Technology, Media, Telecom, and Green Technology Sectors. The event will be held at InterContinental the Barclay in New York City.

Mr. Newby is a twelve year veteran of the telecommunications industry. Prior to founding Allied Fiber, he was Chief Strategy Officer at Telx., one of the leading carrier neutral interconnection facility operators in the U.S. Mr. Newby is well known throughout the network Interconnection and carrier hotel sector and is also a recognized authority on Ethernet Transport and Voice Peering.

“I am honored to participate at a Kaufman Brothers event,” states Hunter Newby. “As investment industry leaders, Kaufman Brothers continues to emphasize the importance and value of embracing and understanding technology trends and opportunities. The firm, with its research and relevant conference sessions, is actively educating the nation on the importance of dark fiber and America’s ever-growing capacity needs. It is a privilege to be on this panel with other forward-thinking professionals, especially during such a critical time in our nation’s communications growth. Allied Fiber looks forward to participating in such a necessary and timely conversation.”

Allied Fiber is employing the most advanced fiber optic cables in its ducts to meet the ever increasing bandwidth demands for wireless, Video over IP and other advanced technologies. In its first phase, the Allied Fiber Network will include new routes covering New York, NY to Chicago, IL; New York, NY to Ashburn, VA; and Chicago, IL to Ashburn, VA. Upon completion of the first phase, Allied Fiber will continue building a nationwide multi-duct, long-haul and short-haul dark fiber network with intermediate access for wireless towers and rural networks throughout the United States.

For more information and to view Allied Fiber’s proposed routes, please click here.

About Allied Fiber:

Allied Fiber was created to address America’s need to eliminate obstacles for broadband access, wireless backhaul and lower latency through new, next generation long haul dark fiber construction with sound principles and an open access philosophy.

The Allied Fiber team is a collection of experts in the fields of communications, network construction and finance and they are all dedicated to building and providing access to an abundant supply of dark fiber in areas where it is most needed. The first phase of new duct and fiber construction will be between New York, NY, Ashburn, VA and Chicago, IL.

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