Allied Fiber Defined

Allied Fiber owns, builds and operates its own network-neutral, fiber optic cable system, connecting subsea landing points, wireless towers, data centers, carrier hotels, colocation facilities, enterprise buildings, schools and governments with next generation, long haul and short haul dark fiber. This necessary dark fiber network, planned to unite the subsea landing regions within the continental United States, was created to address America’s need for more broadband access, wireless backhaul, data center distribution and lower latency communications services.

Allied Fiber is utilizing the most advanced Corning fiber optic cables in its ducts to meet the ever increasing bandwidth demands for mobile networks, video content, distributed cloud computing and storage as well as other advanced technologies thus enabling the development of the Global Broadband Economy for the United States.

The Allied Fiber team is a collection of experts in the fields of communications, network construction and finance. They are all dedicated to building and providing access to an abundant supply of dark fiber in areas where it is most needed. Allied Fiber has completed construction of its Southeast network between Miami, FL, Jacksonville, FL and Atlanta, GA and planning is underway for its next route segment.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is there a glut of fiber in the United States?

A: Clearly there is not. If there were, people wouldn't be complaining that they cannot get access to high speed broadband. The fiber drought impacts all network types including, wireless, education, government and enterprise as well as carriers of all kinds.

Q: Does Allied Fiber sell “lit” circuits?

A: No. Actually Allied Fiber is a neutral provider of not only dark fiber, but also colocation space all along its routes.

Q - What is the benefit of having a cellular tower directly connected to a long haul fiber cable system?
A - First, there are no laterals to contend with which are costly and time consuming. Second, it provides ample fiber to use as access to major routing and switching centers. This access further drives choice and cost savings.

Q - What is the benefit of network-neutral colocation facilities?
A - Companies can freely colocate network equipment and interconnect to multiple supppliers and buyers all in the same place, thus making their business cases easier to achieve.


Long Haul Dark Fiber

Long haul typically relates to fiber that runs between major city pairs. Allied Fiber offered long term, long haul routes to clients via three primary options: 20 Year IRU, Lease-to-IRU and Monthly Lease.

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Short Haul Dark Fiber

Allied Fiber’s short haul fiber routes were designed to be accessed every 60-miles through handholes along the route for the purpose of adding or dropping off network services in a particular area.

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Network-Neutral Colocation

The housing of transport equipment, servers and storage devices. Its purpose is to regenerate, or power boost, the light being carried in the fiber. Allied Fiber had placed network-neutral colocation facilities every 60-miles along the Short-Haul route. This was also a location for carriers to install equipment along the Allied Fiber route and perform the function of a meet me point for various networks.

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