Birch Communications significantly expands metro fiber-optic network footprint

Nov. 30, 2015
Birch Communications, Inc. says it has added 80,000 new buildings across a 22-state area to its BirchLink Metro-Fiber services footprint. The service area now encompasses a total of more than 400,000 buildings nationwide.

Birch Communications, Inc. says it has added 80,000 new buildings across a 22-state area to its BirchLink Metro-Fiber services footprint. The service area now encompasses a total of more than 400,000 buildings nationwide.

The service provider's nationwide IP network now touches 44 major markets in 22 states. It includes 31,000 route-miles of fiber-optic network infrastructure and more than 600 points of presence (PoPs).

Birch offers communications, network, cloud, and IT services to small and mid-sized enterprise and wholesale businesses. BirchLink Metro-Fiber service includes a range of fiber-optic network services for business customers, with an emphasis on reliable and secure connectivity. These include symmetrical 1-Gbps services.

"Our approach is straightforward; we're committed to providing a better access experience for businesses who need flexible bandwidth to respond to their modern and diverse application requirements," said David Gibson, vice president of business development at Birch. "Birch is focused on equipping customers with value-oriented high-speed Internet access solutions, enabling our customers to stay ahead of the curve as their needs evolve."

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