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Dark Fiber

See why our Dark Fiber shines a little brighter.

More control. Greater security. Extra peace of mind.

Network operators and carriers have been wise to the value of high-bandwidth, scalable dark fiber for decades. More recently, businesses have begun looking to dark fiber to future-proof their own data and technology initiatives, attracted by the low latency and scalable bandwidth capabilities these networks offer. Today, professional service firms, healthcare systems, government organizations, and educational institutions are all turning to the dark side for their networking needs.

When it comes to building custom fiber networks, no one else has our construction background, so no one else knows what we know—or has our experience, know-how, and drive. And we’ve proven it for the last 20 years.

As a leading provider of fiber optic infrastructure in some of the country’s most rapidly growing metro areas, we design, build, monitor, and maintain our network to ensure even your most mission-critical applications don’t miss a beat.

  • More than 20 years providing dark fiber solutions
  • Fiber-rich footprint in key innovation hubs
  • Dedicated NOC for monitoring, trouble shooting and incident resolution
Keep Ahead of Growing Data Needs with MDFN

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Increase speed to market, leverage owner economics, customize terms with flexible financing, and offload operations and maintenance (O&M)

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FiberLight’s Dark Fiber Services give you:

Endless Connectivity Options – Because our network reach is expanding every day, you can access more markets, towers, buildings, and data centers quickly.

Custom Combined-Services Solutions – By combining our Dark Fiber services with any of our Lit Services options—including Ethernet, IP, or Managed Wavelengths—you can build a network to accommodate all of your current and future transport needs.

Managed Dark Fiber Network

Newly constructed, custom dark fiber is now a popular network solution keeping organizations ahead of internal and external data needs.

Key Benefits:

  • Rely on network experts

    Enjoy all the benefits of dark fiber plus the assurances and reliability of a fully managed network backed by a team of construction, installation and management experts as well as a 24/7/365 NOC.

  • Protect cash flow

    Turn traditionally high capex costs into opex and implement critical infrastructure faster.

  • Gain operational control

    Scale up or down as needed without having to work through the service provider and eliminate carrier maintenance windows, allowing more control of your network traffic and faster implementation timeframes.

  • Deploy virtually unlimited bandwidth

    Run a dark fiber network with ultimate scalability.

  • Maximize security

    Secure data and meet industry regulations with a completely private and protected network.

  • Enhance design

    Codesign a build-to-suit dark fiber network with custom routes where you need them.

  • Enjoy peace of mind

    Rest assured that your network is built by a 20-year experienced infrastructure provider with market stability, organic network growth, and clear vision on strategy and service delivery.

  • Experience high-touch customer service

    Easily access top executive and field resources, offering a more personalized experience for delivering ongoing account management and service maintenance.

When to Consider
An MDFN solution from FiberLight

  • Moving large amounts of data for storage or replication
  • Deploying bandwidth-intensive applications between high-capacity demand locations
  • More scalability and control needed than traditional lit services provide
  • Lacking the available financing and IT resources or expertise required to purchase and successfully run a dark fiber network
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Future-proof your data initiatives

If you’ve ever thought that you needed dark fiber but questioned your organization’s readiness and ability to manage, MDFN may be the right solution for you.

Enterprises, including healthcare, education, financial services and media, have started implementing dark fiber to future-proof their own data and technology initiatives, attracted by the low latency and scalable bandwidth capabilities these networks offer.

Future-proof your data and technology initiatives

Prepare your organization for dark fiber with an MDFN solution from FiberLight. Just fill out the form to the right so we can get the ball rolling.

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An ever-expanding, ever-improving fiber network

FiberLight has more than 14,000 fiber route miles in some of the most rapidly expanding metro areas in the United States—and we’re growing by the day. You can find our fiber in Arlington, Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio, Tampa, and Washington, DC.

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What I liked about FiberLight was that the network is monitored constantly. None of the competition seemed to have that.

Bartek Raszczyk, Senior Network Engineer, LINX

With FiberLight’s Dark Fiber services, we were able to cut our Internet access fees by at least 50%, compared to several carriers.

Trey Berndt, Executive Vice President, Carrier-1 Data Centers

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