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Press Release -- October 30th, 2012
Source: Telehouse America

Lightower Fiber Networks Expands into TELEHOUSE America Data Center in Staten Island, NY

  • Lightower adds TELEHOUSE America facility to its long list of fiber-connected data centers in the Northeast
  • Lightower continues its aggressive expansion in the key New York City and New Jersey region
  • TELEHOUSE America customers gain access to the complete suite of Lightower all-fiber networking solutions

BOXBOROUGH, MA — October 30, 2012 — Lightower Fiber Networks, the premier metro fiber and bandwidth provider in the Northeast, announced it has completed construction into TELEHOUSE America, the flagship data center facility located at 7 Teleport in Staten Island, New York. TELEHOUSE America customers have immediate access to all Lightower end-to-end fiber networking solutions.

Engineered for big bandwidth, low latency, and reliability, Lightower’s all-fiber network provides enterprises, financial firms, media companies, and service providers access to state-of-the-art networking solutions. By extending its network into TELEHOUSE America Staten Island, customers can seamlessly connect to Lightower’s full suite of networking solutions which include 40G and 100G Ethernet and wavelengths, ultra-low latency networking, advanced video transport, dark fiber, and private networking. Customers also gain immediate access to the over 3,500 service locations on the Lightower Network.

TELEHOUSE America, as a leading provider of dedicated data centers, international Internet exchanges and managed IT services, owns and operates the premium data center, serving as its headquarter location. The build to this facility provides Lightower customers with access to an advanced SSAE 16 certified data center facility. TELEHOUSE America customers now benefit from access to one of the northeast U.S.’s densest fiber-optic transport networks in Lightower.

“Lightower is very pleased to offer customers all-fiber networking into the TELEHOUSE America Staten Island data center,” stated Doug Turtz, VP of Sales, Lightower. “Combining the Lightower Network with this Telehouse facility offers our mutual customers a powerful and reliable data center networking solution in the critical New York City market. We look forward to continuing to grow our business with TELEHOUSE America.”

“We are delighted to continue our expansion with Lightower,” commented Satoshi Adachi, Vice President at TELEHOUSE America. “Lightower offers a full range of  network solutions and expanded options that can support both our client base and carrier partners in our Staten Island facility. We announced Lightower’s move with us in April into our Chelsea data center facility, and we now welcome the company to 7 Teleport this month. We look forward to growing together.”

With the addition of the TELEHOUSE America Staten Island data center to its network, Lightower continues to aggressively expand its network in the New York / New Jersey metropolitan area. Lightower recently announced the launch of the Ultimate Media Platform, which provides advanced video transport of uncompressed HD video to/from northeast sports venues, entertainment venues, and broadcast centers. Last year, Lightower announced the addition of a new, unique Hudson River crossing, north of New York City and diverse from the Tappan Zee Bridge.

The TELEHOUSE America Staten Island facility boasts 162,000 square feet of floor space, highest-level security and N+1 Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS), redundant cooling and diverse fiber routes for strong reliability.

About Lightower Fiber Networks

Lightower Fiber Networks is the premier metro fiber and bandwidth provider in the Northeast, offering over 6,600 fiber route miles coupled with comprehensive transport, alternative access and nationwide long haul services. Lightower’s fiber footprint extends from New England, to eastern New York State, New Jersey, Long Island and New York City. With access to over 3,500 service locations, Lightower offers unparalleled regional density, performance, scalability, security and reliability in the Northeast. Lightower Fiber is headquartered in Boxborough, MA. For more information, visit or call 888-LT-FIBER.

For Lightower Fiber Networks media inquiries, please contact: Jaymie Scotto & Associates 

About TELEHOUSE America

A stable and trusted pioneer of carrier-neutral data center services, TELEHOUSE provides secure, power-protected environments, where clients house and operate their telecommunications and network resources. Among the many benefits of colocating with TELEHOUSE is the ability to connect to state-of-the-art peering exchanges in New York (NYIIX) and Los Angeles (LAIIX). Through Manage-E (, TELEHOUSE provides a comprehensive suite of solutions – from help desk and hardware support to managed IT infrastructure, security and compliance services – all delivered by expert consulting and operations teams on a global scale and from one point-of-contact. Additionally, the global availability of 45 TELEHOUSE-branded data centers in 23 cities throughout Asia, Africa, North America and EMEA, delivers continuous, cost-effective operation of networkdependent, IT infrastructure to businesses around the world. Please visit

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