Bluemile has the largest carrier neutral fiber footprint in Central Ohio, three times that of the closest alternative.
Columbus, OH (PRWEB) January 18, 2011
Bluemile, which has offices in New Albany OH, Columbus OH and Rochester NY, is an established provider of cloud, fiber, colocation and wholesale voice solutions that power companies and service providers worldwide. A new fiber initiative with Columbus FiberNet (CFN), financed by Fifth Third Bank, reduces cost and increases choice for businesses in and around Columbus. Bluemile’s purchase of conduit from CFN and lease of conduit from Dublink Development Company, LLC will enable them to install a 288 strand fiber optic cable creating a new fiber footprint for the region (see attached map).
The Bluemile fiber footprint provides carrier neutral access to service providers over an enterprise grade fiber optic network, built in a ring around central Ohio. The acquisition and lease of CFN and Dublink Development will add approximately 95 miles of open access fiber infrastructure to the existing Bluemile fiber footprint in New Albany and Gahanna. The addition connects the downtown commercial business district with the high tech business parks in Dublin, Worthington, Westerville, Polaris, Easton, and Hilliard.
“We’ve created a Central Ohio smart grid for dark and lit services in the carrier, enterprise and municipal communities,” stated Jamie Busic, CEO and co-founder of Bluemile. “It is a natural extension of our business model to provide enhanced value at reduced expense to our existing and future client base.”
“We are very excited to work with Bluemile in the expansion of their network. This is the largest one-time fiber installation we have completed between CFN and Dublink Development, and it will greatly increase the amount of available fiber in the region,” stated Ian Smith, General Manager of CFN and Dublink Development. “We built CFN as an open access conduit system to help foster competitive broadband access for central Ohio. This project fits our vision perfectly.”
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