Allied Fiber begins building major nationwide dark fibre cable system

US wholesale carrier Allied Fiber has finalised agreements with financial partners and right-of-way owners to build a new nationwide, network-neutral, high-count dark fibre cable system integrated with colocation facilities and wireless tower sites. Construction of the first 1,300 route-mile phase linking New York, Chicago and Ashburn, VA is already underway and will cost approximately USD140 million. The completed dark fibre network will span 11,548 route miles ringing the entire US, to be built in six phases, linking subsea cable landing points, major data centres, colocation interconnection facilities, rural networks and wireless towers. Allied has secured several agreements with railroad companies including Norfolk Southern Railway and other major right-of-way owners.

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Composite Technology Announces ACCC(R) Conductor Project in Indonesia

Composite Technology Corporation (CTC) /quotes/comstock/11k!cptc (CPTC 0.22, 0.00, 0.00%) is pleased to announce an order for ACCC(R) core for its subsidiary, CTC Cable Corporation from one of its two stranding sources in Indonesia, PT Tranka Kabel, for PLN Sumatera Grid (PLN). This order represents the fourth ACCC(R) conductor project purchased from Indonesia. Installation is scheduled for completion by September 2010.
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