ALPHARETTA, GA– FiberLight, LLC, one of the nation’s leading providers of mission critical, high performance fiber optic networks, announced today the company has secured a contract with one of the nation’s leading wireless providers to build out over 40 new towers in the Tampa metro area, expanding its leadership position in fiber infrastructure in the market and in the state of Florida. The project includes over 50 new route miles throughout the metro, expanding existing infrastructure to almost 300 route miles and over 100 unique laterals when the network is complete. FiberLight will deliver Ethernet connectivity directly to each tower and the serving MSC in Tampa.
“FiberLight has positioned itself to help wireless carriers deliver the bandwidth needed for today’s evolving network, leveraging our dense fiber to deliver high capacity diverse Ethernet connectivity. Wireless backhaul is one of the most important segments in the fiber marketplace and over the past 5 years, FiberLight has invested in ensuring we are a key participant in this growth segment.” said Michael P. Miller, CEO & Founder of FiberLight.
Mr. Miller continued, “FiberLight’s core business has always centered around building great fiber optic networks and delivering large amounts of diverse and mission critical bandwidth to our most demanding clients in a carrier neutral way. We continue that model and look towards our growth in the southeastern portion of the United States as a direct result of that steadfast, strategic focus. Over the years we have been able to quickly adapt to emerging market demands by strategically reallocating resources toward those initiatives that provide the most positive impact to our client base. FiberLight continues that trend by investing in the wireless backhaul space in 2012. There has never been a better time to be in our business. Profitable demand continues to emerge from multiple points in the marketplace, allowing FiberLight to continue its track record of, not only being uniquely positioned to deliver what our clients ask for, but consistently exceeding their expectations.”
“FiberLight’s networks typically reach farther within the metro area and have more fiber strands available allowing us to uniquely delivery custom network designs that ensure optimal performance on the network for our customers. Over the past 12 months FiberLight has maintained an average core network performance exceeding 99.999% availability with the ability to deliver new network infrastructure up to and including 40 Gig transport services. This network reach, capacity and capability have allowed us to earn major contracts such as our win in Tampa where we will deliver Ethernet connectivity to over 40 towers.” said Mr. Miller.
FiberLight, LLC is a premier provider of mission-critical, high performance networking services including Ethernet, Wavelengths, IP, and Dark Fiber optical transport network solutions. Solutions are provided to telecom carriers, government, enterprise, content providers and web-centric businesses. FiberLight wholly owns its 500,000 fiber-mile network in key growth areas and offers robust metro networks in 29 metros within Georgia, Florida, Washington, D.C., Texas, Virginia and Maryland. Visit FiberLight at www.fiberlight.com.
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