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Trading Desk – Dow Jones Launches a Fiber Optic Index

Posted: 12/2001 Trading Desk Dow Jones Launches a Fiber Optic Index By Tara SealsDow Jones & Company Inc. has launched an index for bandwidth trading, a sign that the market finally may be cultivating financial attributes.The Wall Street Journal publisher reports on four routes on a monthly basis: New York-Los Angeles, New York-Miami, Dallas-Los Angeles […]

Wholesale Channel – Dominion Raises $516 Million for Fiber Network

Posted: 06/2001 Wholesale Channel Dominion Raises $516 Million for Fiber Network Energy giant Dominion has created a joint venture and raised $516 million in financing to bolster fiber optic network development through private investment. The funding will help Dominion Telecom, a former wholly owned subsidiary of Richmond, Va.-based Dominion, expand its fiber optic network. The […]

Business News – CityNet Raises $275 Million to Build Last Mile

Posted: 06/2001 Business News CityNet Raises $275 Million to Build Last Mile By Josh Long CityNet Telecommunications Inc. (www.citynettelecom.com) raised in April $275 million in equity and debt financing to fund its last-mile broadband network rings in first- and second-tier markets.The investments allow the Maryland-based wholesaler to develop rings in the cities where it has […]

Business News – Velocita Earns Larger Network Contract with AT&T

Posted: 05/2001 Velocita Earns Larger Network Contract with AT&T By Josh Long and Bruce Christian Building along some of the most coveted rights of way in the nation, Velocita Corp. (www.velocita.com) won a contract in February to develop roughly 1,300 additional route miles of AT&T Corp.’s (www.att.com) fiber optic network. From excavating to installing the […]

Trading Desk – RateXchange, London Satellite Partner

Posted: 03/2001 Trading Desk RateXchange, London Satellite Partner By Bruce Christian RateXchange Corp. (www.ratexchange.com) and The London Satellite Exchange (www.e-sax.com) have announced a global alliance that will help ISPs and others buy capacity to fulfill their increasing demands for end-to-end connections. The agreement also enables satellite users to meet more easily their combined satellite and […]

Business News – Florida Contract Creates Wholesaler Network

Posted: 09/2000 Florida Contract Creates Wholesaler Network By Kim Sunderland Florida Fiber Networks Inc. (www.ffn.cc), a newly developed dark fiber company in the Orlando area, signed a contract with the Florida Department of Transportation (www.dot.state.fl.us), in coordination with the Florida Department of Management Services (www.state.fl.us/dms), to create, install and maintain what could be the nation’s […]

News Briefs

Posted: 08/2000 News Briefs * Williams Communications (www.williamscommunications.com) will provide switched-voice services on its nationwide fiber optic network to Norstar Communications (www.norstarcom.com), a privately held long-distance voice and Internet service provider. The multimillion dollar contract calls for Williams to provide switched-voice minutes to Norstar over a three-year period. The agreement also allows Norstar to privately […]

Business News – News Briefs

Posted: 07/2000 News Briefs Adesta, NC Telecom Plan High-Speed Network in ColoradoConstruction is expected to be completed this year on a nearly 100-mile digital fiber optic communications network designed and built by Omaha, Neb.-based Adesta Communications Inc. (www.adestacommunications.com), a subsidiary of Able Telcom Holding Corp.Northwest Colorado Telecom, which is owned by UBET Telecommunications of Roosevelt, […]

AT&T to Build Metro Network with Help from SomeFriends

Posted: 02/2000 AT&T to Build Metro Network with Help from Some Friends By Liz Montalbano AT&T Corp. (www.att.com) has contracted with three carriers to build a fiber optic network linking 30 major U.S. metropolitan areas. Working with CapRock Communications Corp. (www.caprock.com), PF.Net and Touch America, Inc. (www.in-tch.com), AT&T will overlay the new conduit and fiber […]

ICG To Sell Fiber Optic Technologies to ACSCommunications

Posted: 11/1999 ICG To Sell Fiber Optic Technologies to ACS Communications Englewood, Colo.-based ICG Communications Inc. has announced an agreement to sell its fiber optic division, Fiber Optic Technologies Inc., to ACS Communications Inc., Austin, Texas. The sale is expected to close during the fourth quarter of this year. In a press release, Chairman and […]

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