AboveNet to supply capacity to Brasil Telecom/GlobeNet

OCTOBER 12, 2006 -- AboveNet Communications, Inc. will provide Brasil Telecom of America, Inc./GlobeNet with diverse 10-Gbit/sec wavelength-based capacity for WAN/long-haul to their major carrier hotels.

OCTOBER 12, 2006 -- AboveNet Communications, Inc. will provide Brasil Telecom of America, Inc./GlobeNet with diverse 10-Gbit/sec wavelength-based capacity for WAN/long-haul to their major carrier hotels.

Brasil Telecom of America, Inc./GlobeNet is an international carrier's carrier, with headquarters in Boca Raton, FL. GlobeNet operates a fully redundant, low-latency submarine fiber-optic network linking North and South America. Through its dual-ring, 22,000-km network, GlobeNet provides high-capacity broadband services and connectivity between the United States, Bermuda, Brazil, and Venezuela.

AboveNet's lit-wavelength services will enable GlobeNet to manage traffic and bandwidth requirements more efficiently.

AboveNet will provide GlobeNet with 10-Gbit/sec wavelengths from GlobeNet's cable landing station in Tuckerton, NJ, directly into telx's 60 Hudson Meet-Me-Room in New York City.

"Because of AboveNet's extensive fiber footprint and their expert knowledge in the field of optical networks, this will give us the ability to seamlessly connect critical locations within our existing infrastructure," said Ricardo Gramatges, new business development, GlobeNet.

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