First Communications Lights Two New Low-Latency Fiber Routes, Expanding Its Network in the Northeast Region
The lighting of the Washington, D.C.-to-Pittsburgh route represents a critical milestone in the delivery of First Communications' new Chicago-to-Washington, D.C./Ashburn, VA, low-latency optical transport service and provides telecommunication carriers, Internet Service Providers (ISPs), financial enterprises and government entities with additional transport options beyond First Communications' current diverse, low-latency routes, including New York/northern New Jersey to Toronto and to Chicago.
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"The lighting of these new routes is a key component in First Communications' strategy to expand its fiber services, connecting high-demand markets to smaller, under-serviced markets, and servicing the high-bandwidth needs of the financial, service provider and government sectors. We are committed to providing routes that offer diversity, low-latency and resiliency," said Rick Poore, president First Telecom Services LLC, dba First Communications.