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Press Release -- September 23rd, 2013
Source: DukeNet Communications

DukeNet Communications Achieves 3,500th Cell Site Connection

Regional mobile backhaul leader reaches another FTTT milestone

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – September 23, 2013 – DukeNet Communications, a leading regional fiber provider of high-bandwidth connectivity solutions for enterprise, data center and carrier businesses in the Southeast, proudly announces today that its Fiber-To-The-Tower (FTTT) initiative has reached another key milestone with more than 3,500 cell sites now connected with DukeNet-provided high bandwidth facilities. DukeNet operates more than 9,000 route miles of fiber optic capacity in the Southeast, and offers a wide range of solutions to meet carrier, wholesale and enterprise customers’ bandwidth needs.

“This milestone demonstrates DukeNet’s commitment to providing carrier grade network solutions that mobile operators expect to successfully deliver 4G and other enhanced services to their customers,” said Tony Cockerham, COO for DukeNet Communications. “We will continue to expand our next generation network to meet growing demands, and we’re already contracting to provide fiber connectivity to additional towers throughout 2013 and 2014.”

DukeNet currently provides FTTT services to all of the major wireless providers, most prominently in North and South Carolina but also including Tennessee, Georgia and Alabama.

“Our goal will always be to ensure our customers’ overall experience with DukeNet on Fiber-To-The Tower projects is excellent,” adds Cockerham. “DukeNet prides itself on providing reliable service while delivering sites efficiently. When it comes to mobile backhaul, we have a reputation for delivering positive results for customers with very high expectations. We seek innovative solutions for these demanding customer needs, and work around the clock to get the job done for them.”

According to Telecom Ramblings, DukeNet Communications is one of the top 10 FTTT providers in the United States and the largest in the southeast, based on number of towers in service.


About DukeNet Communications
Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., DukeNet is a leading regional fiber network provider offering advanced data and high-capacity bandwidth services to enterprise, data center, government and carrier customers. Primarily serving the southeastern United States, DukeNet controls a 9,000 route mile fiber-optic network capable of delivering 100 Gbps services, enabling cloud computing and high-bandwidth applications for enterprise business. More information about DukeNet is available at Follow us on Twitter @DukeNetComm.

Ron Proleika
DukeNet Corporate Communications

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