AboveNet extends high-bandwidth network to Baltimore Washington Corridor

NOVEMBER 1, 2010 -- AboveNet Inc., a provider of high-bandwidth connectivity systems, is expanding its network into the Baltimore Washington Corridor with three new fiber-optic loops that will specifically serve enterprise and carrier customers in and between the Columbia Gateway, Annapolis Junction, and Maryland's National Business Park.

Nov 2nd, 2010

NOVEMBER 1, 2010 -- AboveNet Inc., a provider of high-bandwidth connectivity systems, is expanding its network into the Baltimore Washington Corridor with three new fiber-optic loops that will specifically serve enterprise and carrier customers in and between the Columbia Gateway, Annapolis Junction, and Maryland's National Business Park.

As a result of the expansion, AboveNet's low-latency, high-bandwidth network will be available to the many government agencies, systems integrators, and health care and technology companies located or doing business in the Baltimore Washington Corridor.

"The new network loops extend AboveNet's solutions to enterprises and carriers that must have private, scalable, high-bandwidth services to conduct business in the Corridor," explains Matt Johns, director of Mid-Atlantic sales at AboveNet. "Our products and services provide bandwidth levels from 100Mbps up to 10Gbs and can meet and exceed federal low-latency standards."

AboveNet customers will benefit from its expansive fiber-optic footprint with network capabilities in and between top business hubs in the U.S. and Europe and connections to buildings containing more than 400 data centers. Its infrastructure includes more than 2.3 million fiber miles, an intercity network spanning approximately 12,000 route miles, and a global Tier 1 IP backbone.

AboveNet provides a complete portfolio of metro Ethernet, WDM, Long Haul, and IP transit services and fiber-optic infrastructure to enable the global business community.

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