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Press Release -- October 3rd, 2014
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Neutral Path Communications Announces Expansion of Its Wholesale Dark Fiber Facilities from Windom, MN, to Omaha, NE, Including New Metro Dark Fiber Omaha

Minneapolis, MN (October 3, 2014) – Neutral Path Communications, the premier Carrier Neutral Dark Fiber Network announces the availability of another segment of its  high capacity Dark Fiber Path from Windom, MN, to Omaha, NE.  With this extension, Neutral Path offers the most route mile efficient and low loss dark fiber and carrier neutral colocation from Minneapolis to Omaha and draws closer to completion of their contiguous, high capacity Dark Fiber backbone from Minneapolis, MN, to Houston, TX.

Construction of this segment is expected to be completed by the end of the year 2014.  This 240 mile build will interconnect existing paths in the Omaha Metro and Southern Minnesota.  Neutral Path is also nearing completion of its 39 mile Omaha high capacity Dark Fiber Metro build which provides efficient access to several end points in and around Omaha, including data centers, tower locations, switching centers and the OmahaIX Internet Exchange located at 1623 Farnum.

“The segment was designed to save our customers capital and operating dollars and provide peace of mind by ensuring that we connect these points with the fewest miles and lowest loss ratios while also providing physical diversity from existing paths,” said Scott Bergs, Neutral Path’s Chief Executive Officer.  “This route offers multiple options to reach major hubs in the Midwest with our high capacity, low-loss fiber,” said Tony Frentz, Neutral Path’s Chief Strategy Officer.  “Our dark fiber network will open up options for broadband providers, data centers and mobile backhaul throughout the area,” Frentz added.


Neutral Path Communications is a wholesale transport company, providing Dark Fiber, Carrier Hotel, Cross Connect and other services to providers of broadband services.  Neutral Path uses the highest quality connections to meet and exceed the network deployment and performance requirements of our customers and end-users, which include:  regional fiber transport and transit providers, wireless service providers, local broadband service providers, enterprise network operators and mission critical power generation and transport providers.

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