Allied Fiber strikes interconnection partnership with GlobeNet

11 July 2014 | Kavit Majithia


Allied Fiber has signed a 20-year agreement with Latin American provider GlobeNet for dark fibre, neutral co-location and interconnection services.

GlobeNet will now gain access to open interconnection with other network operators that enter Allied Fiber co-location facilities, in addition to route path and interconnection points.

GlobeNet provides low-latency and data services to global carriers through a dual-protected fibre system, and the partnership is further designed to allow for increased resiliency and capillarity for business services.

“By seamlessly integrating Allied Fiber’s network and co-location facilities to our own, we can immediately secure additional leading-edge communications services to our global customers for years to come,” said Erick Contag, CEO at GlobeNet.

Allied Fiber said its network is designed to solve challenges US operators have faced for decades, including a lack of control, inefficient design, a lack of neutrality for long-haul co-location facilities and a lack of diversity in path routing and physical interconnection.

The company most recently announced that the Florida segment of its south east route was ready for service.

"This agreement with GlobeNet is important for many reasons,” stated Hunter Newby, CEO of Allied Fiber. "The response to and adoption of Allied Fiber in the market is incredibly encouraging for our collective future, and further validates the immediate need for a national, open-access, integrated network-neutral co-location and dark fibre superstructure in the United States."