Mobilitie deploying San Francisco Bay Area fiber network

June 15, 2021
The nearly 200 route miles of fiber will reach 60% of the Bay Area’s fiber market, according to the company.

Wireless infrastructure firm Mobilitie says it will add a fiber network across the San Francisco Bay Area to its portfolio. The nearly 200 route miles of fiber will reach 60% of the Bay Area’s fiber market, according to the company.

The project has started with deployment of fiber cable through the Transbay Tube (TBT) to provide fiber connectivity between San Francisco and Oakland. Mobilitie expects the fiber network to offer fiber and telecom connections to multiple data centers in both markets. Eventually, Mobilitie expects the new fiber network to reach more than 40 of the largest data centers in the Silicon Valley market, which will enable the company to offer diverse fiber options to more than 2,000 technology companies in the San Francisco Bay Area.

“Expanding our fiber capabilities in the Bay Area will bring much needed infrastructure to the San Francisco market, providing more options and changing the way businesses connect all over the region. Mobilitie will have a fully diverse ring across the Bay Area in addition to multiple metro loops,” said Christos Karmis, Mobilitie CEO. “As a leading provider of telecommunications infrastructure, we’re always looking for ways to deliver the most robust and cost-effective connectivity services to our customers. With this new, massive fiber backbone, we are excited to expand not just our traditional services for enterprises and wireless networks, but also the next generation of connectivity and edge computing services.”

Mobilitie expects the new fiber network will improve its indoor wireless connectivity services by serving as a backbone for indoor 5G wireless networks at properties that will be on or near net. “Indoor wireless networks are core to our business,” continued Karmis. “We operate hundreds of wireless networks across the country and at some of the largest and highest traffic locations in the world. Our robust fiber network and backbone will provide the underlying connectivity to multiple wireless networks throughout the entire Bay Area.”

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