AboveNet Wraps Major Network Expansion

Fiber services provider AboveNet Inc. has wrapped a major network expansion into a key metro market, the Atlanta area.

Now, the carrier offers low-latency, high-bandwidth connectivity to enterprises and carriers in Alpharetta, Buckhead and Norcross, Ga., as well as downtown Atlanta.

Statistics show the move was a smart one  research firm Gartner Inc. estimates that 10 percent of the nation’s digital traffic flows through the Atlanta corridor; in addition, the city houses economic growth centers including education, energy, health care, transportation and technology, the firm noted.

AboveNet’s infrastructure includes 2.4 million fiber miles, an intercity network spanning approximately 13,000 route miles and a global Tier 1 IP backbone.

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