Hudson Fiber Network (HFN) has finished the installation of a bulk cable throughout Manhattan. New York City’s major commercial buildings and data center will have access to a new fiber service source.
This is a game changer for Manhattan's commercial buildings requiring better access and competitive pricing for fiber optic services," said Brett Diamond, HFN's CEO.
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In the press release HFN said that among the new data center locations, the bulk cable will add lit and dark fiber options, as HFN’s COO, Keith Muller declared: “Our new cable allows us to deliver lit and dark fiber services to many commercial buildings that do not yet have fiber or require diverse carrier access”.
The 111 Eighth Avenue, 60 Hudson Street, and 325 Hudson Street that center is one of the major data centers being benefit from this. According to the release: “Future data centers within the city's infrastructure will include 375 Pearl Street, 32 Avenue of the Americas and 85 Tenth Avenue.”
Diamond shared his thoughts about this major change in New York’s: “This is a game changer for Manhattan's commercial buildings requiring better access and competitive pricing for fiber optic services.”. New york is accounting for at least 3 percent of the world's web traffic, with his telecommunication system serving 8.3 million residents and 50 million annual visitors