May 2014Lightower Fiber Networks Establishes Point of Presence at 325 Hudson

Lightower to Deploy Diverse Fiber Entrances and 100G DWDM at Carrier-Neutral Interconnection Facility

New York, New York, May 13, 2014 – 325 Hudson, the carrier-neutral core interconnection facility strategically located on the fiber-dense crossroads of Hudson Street and the Holland Tunnel in New York City, announces that Lightower Fiber Networks, the premier, all-fiber provider of custom, high-capacity network services that ensure optimal application and business performance, has established a Point of Presence (PoP) at 325 Hudson and will deploy 100G DWDM. 

Known as a super-regional fiber-based data center connectivity provider throughout the Northeast, Mid Atlantic and Chicago metro regions, Lightower will offer 325 Hudson customers a complete suite of all-fiber networking solutions which includes, Ethernet and wavelengths to 100G, private networks and dark fiber. Lightower's presence at 325 Hudson will also allow customers of the carrier hotel to gain access to Lightower's more than 7,500 service locations. 

"Adding 325 Hudson to our growing list of on-net facilities in the New York City area is a natural fit for customers who need high performance bandwidth," explained Herb Boynton, SVP of Sales, Lightower. "Lightower offers connectivity to hundreds of New York City buildings and we also offer our Xtreme Ultra Low Latency network between New York City and New Jersey. Bringing Lightower services to 325 Hudson offers customers the best combination of services for their networking needs." 

"We are very pleased to see Lightower take advantage of our core interconnection business model and extend their services to our growing community for everyone's mutual benefit," said Hunter Newby, Joint Venture Partner at 325 Hudson. "The demand for cost-effective access to connectivity options in New York City is critical for all network operators, and Lightower's presence offering customers an excellent choice for reliable, high performance networking solutions is a perfect complement to the 325 Hudson Meet Me Room." 

About 325 Hudson325 Hudson Street, a partnership of Jamestown, Amerimar Enterprises and Hunter Newby, is a 10-story, 240,000 square foot building located in the heart of New York City's "Hudson Square" neighborhood, along the fiber-dense Hudson Street corridor. The building has direct access to Transatlantic cables and major metro and regional fiber providers. The carrier-neutral core interconnection facility features a building-owned and managed Meet Me Room with a commitment to no monthly recurring cross connect fees. With the building and the Meet Me Room under common ownership, 325 Hudson provides a stable long-term neutral environment for global network operators to thrive in New York City. 

About Lightower Fiber Networks 
Lightower Fiber Networks is the premier, all-fiber provider of custom, high-capacity network services that ensure optimal application and business performance. Serving enterprise, government, carrier and data center customers, our comprehensive suite of fiber-based solutions is delivered across a robust, dense and highly-reliable network. The company offers over 20,000 route miles of network, providing access to over 7,500 service locations throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Chicago Metro with connectivity to critical international landing sites. Lightower Fiber Networks is headquartered in Boxborough, MA. For more information, please visit


Source: Marketwired
Title: Lightower Fiber Networks Establishes Point of Presence at 325 Hudson
Date Published: May 13, 2014
Date Accessed: June 12, 2014

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  • Boxborough,
  • Year Invested2013
  • Year Realized2017
  • IndustryDigital Infrastructure, Technology & Communications
  • TypesManagement Recapitalization

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