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Press Release -- October 25th, 2017
Source: Unite Private Networks

Unite Private Networks Announces Launch of 100 Gigabit Network in Texas

Build includes expansion into Fort Worth, Texas

Dallas, TX (October 25, 2017) – Unite Private Networks (UPN), a leading provider of high-capacity, fiber-based communication networks is pleased to announce the deployment of a fully protected 4×100 Gigabit wavelength service in the Dallas/Fort Worth metro. The project will support one of DFW’s largest retailers.

UPN’s new infrastructure will span over 100 miles on a dedicated fiber-optic ring, extending the company’s network throughout Fort Worth, Texas, and will connect to the newly built Peak 10 + ViaWest data center in Plano, Texas.

“100 Gigabit service provides greater bandwidth and faster processing for applications such as storage networking, real time financial transactions, and the latest cloud connectivity solutions,” said Blair Pierce Content Account Director at Unite Private Networks. “Now more than ever we are seeing an increased need to support bandwidth-intensive applications for our customers across all UPN markets. With our wavelength service customers can enjoy nearly unlimited bandwidth, with low latency capabilities to meet their ever-growing demand.”

“Our customers are managing increasingly complex network requirements, which is why it’s important to us to deliver the most comprehensive set of connectivity services in the industry,” said Tom Myers, regional vice president at Peak 10 + ViaWest. “With the deployment of our 100Gb network backbone with connectivity partners like UPN, our customers are able to select the network capacity that fits their needs and take advantage of significant network federation capabilities.”

About Unite Private Networks: UPN provides high-bandwidth, fiber-based communications networks and services to schools, governments, carriers, data centers, hospitals, and enterprise business customers across a 20 state service area. Service offerings include dark and lit fiber, private line, metro-optical Ethernet, Internet access, data center services, and other customized solutions. Headquartered in Kansas City, MO, UPN has been providing customer focused communications solutions since 1998. For more information on UPN, please visit

About Peak 10 + ViaWest: Peak 10 + ViaWest is a powerful combination that helps organizations optimize their journey of IT transformation while simultaneously balancing cost, scalability, compliance and security. Its 4,200 customers trust it to deliver hybrid IT infrastructure solutions spanning colocation, interconnection, cloud, managed solutions and professional services. Peak 10 + ViaWest’s robust suite of assets span 20 domestic and international markets and is comprised of 40 highly-redundant data centers, 2.7 million square feet of data center space, 13 cloud nodes and more than 10,000 cross connects. These capabilities, coupled with over 1,000 dedicated employees, underlie the steadfast reliability of its solutions. For more information on Peak 10, please visit For more information on ViaWest, please visit

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