FiberLight, a fiber infrastructure provider with more than 20 years of construction experience building and operating high-bandwidth networks, has completed its high-capacity fiber Texas Express Routes. It is part of an interstate connectivity superhighway within FiberLight’s existing and expansive Texas fiber footprint.
The company’s “low-latency” network now connects Dallas, Austin, San Antonio and Houston (DASH), plus Corpus Christi, Laredo and McAllen, and includes brand new, diverse fiber routes to the Mexican border.
The new Texas Express Route network leverages the latest in Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM) systems. This would deliver “robust” bandwidth with flex-grid, disaggregation, colorless and directionless optical technologies. When combined, these technologies ensure support for all current and future Nx100G modulations. Deploying this network architecture would allow FiberLight to meet the industry’s high capacity fiber demands with a more predictable, flexible, efficient and scalable methodology.
FiberLight’s Texas network leverages more than 10,000 route miles and 71 on-net data centers connected with newly constructed fiber. This allows customers to more reliably receive their full 10G or 100G throughput when compared to legacy networks, which often can’t support the full bandwidth.
Moving to this new Texas Express Route network would enable network operators, enterprises, wireless operators, MSPs, and international carriers to quickly deploy connectivity to commercial, data center, and cloud on-ramp locations as well as IP peering sites throughout Texas.
“This deployment offers a number of important benefits to customers. If an enterprise in the Austin metro needs to reach its data centers in Dallas and San Antonio, FiberLight can now transport the traffic more directly between locations on the Texas Express Routes with faster speeds, better performance and more cost savings,” said Marc Dyman, Executive Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer for FiberLight. “For enterprises with locations outside of the major hubs, FiberLight can now add secondary locations with aggressive high-capacity pricing, extending the advantage of these express routes further into rural regions. We’re excited to see this new development support our customers and their digital demands.”
The new 10G and 100G shortened interval, high-performing Express Route capabilities are available at the following 11 data center locations:
- 1950 N Stemmons, Dallas
- 7100 Metropolis, Austin
- 4100 School Smith Rd, Austin
- 323 Broadway, San Antonio
- 5170 Westway Park, Houston
- 660 Greens Parkway, Houston
- 606 N. Carancahua St, Corpus Christi
- 520 Matamoros, Laredo
- 200 S 10th St, McAllen
- 110 N Main, Bryan
- 1824 E Loop 340, Waco
With 14,000 route miles of fiber networks and 78,000 pre-qualified near-net buildings, FiberLight operates in over 30 metropolitan areas in the U.S. Its services portfolio includes high-capacity Ethernet and wave transport services, cloud connect, dedicated Internet access, dark fiber and wireless backhaul.
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