Allied Fiber, NEF to facilitate dark fiber network planning and sales orders

JANUARY 11, 2011 -- Allied Fiber says it has partnered with NEF, Inc. to facilitate order processing, verify network requirements, provide needs assessments and finalize contracts on its dark fiber network.

JANUARY 11, 2011 -- Allied Fiber says it has partnered with NEF, Inc. to facilitate order processing, verify network requirements, provide needs assessments and finalize contracts on its dark fiber network. NEF is a telecommunications brokerage and consulting firm that offers custom connectivity design and maintains the FiberLocator telecom data base.

Allied Fiber is in the midst of an aggressive dark fiber network build out designed to meet the need for dark fiber connections to colocation facilities and fiber-fed wireless towers on a network-neutral, open-access basis throughout the United States (see "Allied Fiber to construct nationwide dark fiber cable system").

"NEF was selected based on their expertise, relationships, and robust technology tools, including FiberLocator, a network intelligence and mapping software platform encompassing hundreds of high-capacity network providers,” states Hunter Newby, CEO of Allied Fiber. "We look forward to this partnership as we move through the design completion and execution stage of customer orders.”

Through the FiberLocator, prospective buyers will be able to access not only to the Allied Fiber system, but also other regional and metro fiber networks that feed in to the Allied Fiber network. The first phase of the Allied Fiber system will provide a combined 744 dark fibers and nineteen 1000+ square foot colocation facilities.

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