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Press Release -- August 8th, 2017
Source: connected2fiber, indatel


Lee’s Summit, MO – August 8, 2017– Connected2Fiber, the leading SaaS go-to-market acceleration platform for connectivity companies, announces today that INDATEL has signed an agreement to implement The Connected World SaaS platform.  INDATEL has also adopted the Building List Manager, an automated software module for creating and distributing OnNet and NearNet building lists to drive wholesale and channel market participation.

INDATEL is a Nationwide Network that provides fiber connectivity to rural and urban America. INDATEL is uniquely positioned to provide broadband telecommunications services to many places that other carriers cannot reach.  INDATEL’s network represents over 100,000+ fiber optic route miles of middle-mile network and 100’s of thousands of last-mile fiber optic facilities via its 29 members, who represent 700+

Rural Local Exchange Carriers.  The INDATEL Services network currently serves over 5,000+ communities and 100,000+ fiber-serviceable on-net and near-net buildings.

“Our Nationwide Network of members excel in delivering reliable connectivity via fiber optic network routes throughout communities across America,” says Justin Forte, Director of National Sales at INDATEL Services.  “Now, with Connected2Fiber, we have a platform that can create, design and program building lists to be distributed in customer-preferred formats in less than four clicks, a process that will increase our participation in the market with carriers, service providers and content companies needing access to our reach.  We also get access to the visualization tool, showing our entire internal team our routes, OnNet and NearNet buildings and key market data, eliminating version control or manual updates.  We are excited to partner with Connected2Fiber and implement their platform to help drive growth and participation.”

The Connected World is the connectivity industry’s first market acceleration platform built to help network operators see and manage their assets with market intelligence.  The SaaS platform enables OnNet and NearNet location management, route tracking, interconnection and building list automation, all in a visual, automated toolset designed for the connectivity industry.

“We welcome INDATEL to our platform and look forward to helping them drive participation in the market,” states Ben Edmond, CEO and Founder of Connected2Fiber.  “INDATEL is a leading provider of fiber transport throughout the country and provides unique access to the market.  Networks like INDATEL provide tremendous value to the market, and it is our mission to make sure their reach is participating with all of their partners, every time they build new routes and add more OnNet buildings.  Location management and intelligence are at the heart of The Connected World, ensuring transparency for market intelligence to provide context and help network operators like INDATEL grow.”

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INDATEL started as the trade association INDATELgroup and eventually formed an LLC subsidiary, INDATELServices; they are now a single organization.  INDATEL connects a significant amount of network assets, all of which are independently owned by its members.  INDATEL counts 29 networks across 43 states, with ties to over 700+ RLECs as the core of Nationwide Network.  Their Network spans over 100K+ route miles of fiber connectivity that reach into over 5,000+ communities, with over 1,100+ POPs in 52 tier one markets.  Within the INDATEL Services Nationwide Network, there are multiple data centers and access tandems, providing in demand capabilities for their members’ carrier and enterprise customers.

About Connected2Fiber

Connected2Fiber helps the connectivity industry transact, improving return on sales and marketing investment, with the industry’s only Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) market enablement platform that combines account-based marketing and location intelligence, with predictive algorithms to improve results. The Connected World platform helps network owners improve transparency, speed and effectiveness with Visualization, Targeting, Engagement, Analytics and Predictive algorithms.  Connected2Fiber is headquartered in Hopkinton, MA, and was founded in 2015 by Ben Edmond.

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