New York, NY – August 3, 2011 – Metro Network Services (Metro|NS), a leading optical network planning, design, construction and maintenance firm, announces it has joined Allied Fiber’s Dark Fiber Community. The Dark Fiber Community is an online resource created to assist those building new and extending existing dark fiber networks.
“We are pleased to welcome Metro Network Services to the Network Design and Integrators sections of the Dark Fiber Community,” states Hunter Newby, Chief Executive Officer of Allied Fiber. “Metro|NS’ optical networking expertise will be a valuable addition to the over 100 members of the Community. As a company on the cutting edge of the latest optical networking technologies, Metro|NS fits well within the ideals of the Dark Fiber Community.”
Metro|NS is comprised of proven network professionals with specialized, industry knowledge of delivering complex telecommunications infrastructure solutions. After successfully engineering, deploying, maintaining and selling its own fiber network in New York and New Jersey, Metro|NS is uniquely qualified to rapidly deploy new network enhancements and effectively manage IT operating costs.
“Metro Network Services’ membership in the Dark Fiber Community further highlights its value as a full-service optical networking integrator,” continues Ray La Chance, President and Chief Executive Officer of Metro Network Services. “Metro|NS strives to provide a partnership to its customers and through involvement with resources such as the Dark Fiber Community, Metro|NS can remain a part of the conversations driving the trends of today and the future.”
This news comes on the heels of MetroNS’ recent announcement launching its optical networking systems integrator solutions. Metro|NS has also debuted its new blog as an additional resource center for communication within the industry. The blog currently features the company’s CTO, Doug Haluza and his insights into the areas of optical networking and connectivity. The company also invites fellow thought leaders within the Dark Fiber Community to be potential guest bloggers, thereby increasing the knowledge share of the community.
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About Metro Network Services:
Metro Network Services, LLC is a leading optical network planning, design, construction, and maintenance integrator with a mission to provide its clients with cutting-edge technologies and best-of-breed resources to help them make strategic decisions in the planning and management of their telecommunications networks. Founded by the original owners of Lexent Metro Connect, LLC, a leading provider of carrier-neutral fiber optic infrastructure in the New York metro area, Metro|NS has the proven experience to plan and build a state-of-the-art network.
About Allied Fiber
Allied Fiber owns, builds and will operate its own network-neutral, fiber optic cable system, connecting sub-sea landing points, cell towers, data centers, carrier hotels, colocation huts, enterprise buildings, schools and governments with next generation, long-haul and short-haul dark fiber. This necessary dark fiber network, planned to unite along its route the continental United States, is created to address America’s need for more broadband access, wireless backhaul, data center distribution and lower latency communications services. Allied Fiber is employing the most advanced fiber optic cables in its multi- duct dark fiber system to meet the ever increasing bandwidth demands for wireless, Video over IP and other advanced technologies thus enabling the development of the Global Broadband Economy for the United States. For more information, please visit www.alliedfiber.com.
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