Spirit Communications offers Metro Ethernet via Overture Networks platforms

Spirit Communications, a provider of carrier-class communication services based in South Carolina, has launched new Metro Ethernet services. The CLEC’s new offering takes advantage of the deployment of Overture Networks’ Carrier Ethernet equipment across a number of local serving offices (LSOs), according to the systems supplier.

Spirit Communications, a provider of carrier-class communication services based in South Carolina, has launched new Metro Ethernet services. The CLEC’s new offering takes advantage of the deployment of Overture Networks’ Carrier Ethernet equipment across a number of local serving offices (LSOs), according to the systems supplier.

Spirit provides voice, data, and Internet services to enterprise, financial, and healthcare customers. It also offers nationwide wholesale and transport services to other carriers, and manages voice services for the state of South Carolina via an MPLS-based network. The new Metro Ethernet offering is available in multiple cities, with plans for expansion into new cities in the coming months. The service targets small and medium-sized businesses.

“Spirit earned its place as one of the pre-eminent communications providers in the Southeast by providing next-generation solutions tailored to our customers’ needs. Overture’s superior, flexible Carrier Ethernet platforms allow us to expand our product portfolio while maintaining the high level of service quality we’ve become known for,” said Greg Guerra, executive vice president of strategy, product management and business development Spirit Communications. “This Metro Ethernet offering is also opening the door to new downstream market opportunities, allowing us to extend our service footprint.”

The new Metro Ethernet services include network connectivity up to 100 Mbps.

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