Telia Carrier brings 100-Gbps fiber services to Pittsburg 365 Data Centers facility

Oct. 18, 2016
Telia Carrier says it now offers 100-Gbps fiber-optic network connectivity to the 365 Data Centers edge facility in Pittsburg. The high-speed connections will support the area's growing number of technology and startup firms, the companies say.

Telia Carrier says it now offers 100-Gbps fiber-optic network connectivity to the 365 Data Centers edge facility in Pittsburg. The high-speed connections will support the area's growing number of technology and startup firms, the companies say.

The 365 Data Centers Pittsburgh facility serves businesses, carriers, cable operators, mobile data operators, and content, cloud and managed service providers. They now will be able to access Telia Carrier's IP transit, Ethernet, IoT, and mobile data services.

The Pittsburg facility is the eight 365 Data Centers property connected to Telia Carrier's network. The others include facilities in Detroit, Buffalo, Tampa, Nashville, St Louis, Cleveland, and Indianapolis.

"Telia Carrier is a respected partner that we work with in many locations to enable the digital economies of Tier 2, edge cities," said John Scanlon, CEO of 365 Data Centers. "Together, we help businesses, content providers, cloud providers, enterprises, and carriers connect to faster and bigger networks at the edge. Pittsburgh is an incredible technology center with academia, civic leaders and technology companies coming together to drive the next generation of products and services that help create our digital lives."

"By partnering with 365 Data Centers to offer 100G services to mobile operators, broadband providers, and education networks in Pittsburgh, Telia Carrier continues to expand its presence throughout the edge markets of North America," said Art Kazmierczak, Telia Carrier's director of business and network development, Americas. "We anticipate the need for high-bandwidth services will continue to grow in Pittsburgh, as IoT products and services continue to drive talent recruitment and start-up incubators to previously underserved communities."

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