By Fierce Telecom

Cable & Wireless Communications subsidiary collaborates with Allied Fiber to expand its Florida presence

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Allied Fiber, the United States' first open-access, integrated, network-neutral colocation and dark fiber superstructure, today announced a 20-year Indefeasible Right of Use (IRU) agreement with C&W Networks, one of the largest telecommunications service providers in the Pan Caribbean region. As a result of the partnership, C&W Networks will utilize colocation space and dark fiber from Allied Fiber in order to expand its route between Miami and Jacksonville.

C&W Networks will leverage Allied Fiber's recently completed Southeast Network to meet its customer demands for greater capacity, network diversity and more efficient service offerings. C&W Networks will have long-term use to two of Allied Fiber's express fibers, local fibers in North Miami, Boca Raton, and Jacksonville and its five colocation sites. These local fibers allow Cable & Wireless to connect its ARCOS-1, CFX, and PCCS submarine cables/landing stations in Florida to the Allied Fiber system. This agreement with Allied Fiber, reaffirms C&W Networks' ongoing commitment towards offering higher capacities, greater network resilience and more affordable Internet solutions for customers.

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