Qwest Completes OnFiber Acquisition

Qwest Communications International Inc. has acquired OnFiber Communications Inc. for $107 million in cash, the company announced on Tuesday. The company first announced its intent to purchase OnFiber in May. Qwests portfolio features data services, including metro optical Ethernet. OnFibers assets will provide the company with additional network facilities that will serve businesses in 23 […]

OnFiber Expands into Cincinnati

OnFiber Communications Inc. has expanded its services into Cincinnati, Ohio. The market is the companys 18th in the United States. OnFiber now has more than 5,000 route miles of fiber optic network across the country. Demand for our services is continuing to increase all across the country, says Michael Guess, COO and co-founder of OnFiber. […]

OnFiber Secures $25 Million in Funding

OnFiber Communications Inc. has executed a $25 million senior secured credit facility with Comerica Bank, and will use the funds to repay existing senior indebtedness, and pay for acquisitions and working capital to support growth. Our customer-focused solutions continue to be very well-received, necessitating we procure capital available for rapid service deployment and additional growth, […]

OnFiber Targets Underserved Central Offices

OnFiber Communications says it is offering service to underserved central offices (COs). The company will combine the resources of multiple carriers to give carrier customers an alternative to purchasing directly from the ILEC.We wanted to help competitive carriers deal with the continuing challenge of the elimination of UNE-P, says Thom Sumbler, vice president of business […]

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Qwest Communications International Inc. has introduced a simplified longdistance billing product for facilities-based wholesale carriers. The service, called Qwest Express Carrier, charges customers for the exact amount of service they use, instead of averaged rates. Qwest Express Carrier includes downloadable rate tables, invoice summaries with line items for each call, and monthly calling detail records […]

Digital Realty Trust Signs New Carriers for Meet-Me-Rooms

Technology property company Digital Realty Trust Inc. said this week it has added new customers to its meet-me-rooms in California and Texas, and signed deals for some existing tenants to expand their capabilities. Some companies included in the agreements are AT&T Corp., ILD Telecommunications, Looking Glass Networks, OnFiber Communications, Qwest Communications International Inc., Sprint Corp., […]

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PAETEC Communications Inc., a telecommunications provider operating in 27 markets, says it has acquired commercial accounts, switches and related facilities from Covista Communications Inc. for $13.5 million, gaining approximately 6,500 customers. Forty-nine former Covista employees also have joined PAETEC, according to the company. PAETEC, a privately held company based in Fairport, N.Y., says it anticipates […]

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Metro carrier OnFiber Inc. has acquired most of the assets and approximately 15 customer contracts from Massachusetts-based C2C Fiber Networks for an undisclosed sum. The C2C Fiber network covers about 350 route miles in 25 communities in the Boston area. The customer contracts OnFiber acquired are mostly with carriers. OnFiber plans to retain most of […]

OnFiber Achieves Triple Digit Revenue Growth for Second Consecutive Year

OnFiber Communications Inc., a provider of metro network solutions, today announced that its continued success and growth in 2003 has resulted in more than 100 percent annual revenue growth over 2002. This marks the second year in a row that the company has achieved triple digit revenue growth. At the end of 2003, OnFiber had […]

Carrier Channel: The Incredible Shrinking Network

Posted: 9/2003 The Incredible Shrinking Network By Khali Henderson The idea of mapping IP onto SONET is not new, harkening back to 1999s introduction of next-generation SONET equipment. The rollout and adoption of products that allow providers to collapse their networks is gathering steam, particularly among incumbents with legacy SONET networks. For carriers, this means […]

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