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Fibertech Networks Completes Initial Rings in Detroit

Fibertech Networks, one of the nation’s fastest growing fiber-optic broadband network providers, today announced it has completed its initial phase of building out more than 800 miles of fiber optic infrastructure in Southeastern Michigan. The company has completed construction on 100 miles of network in two, self-healing ring configurations, and is currently carrying broadband traffic in the metro Detroit area.

Earlier this year, Fibertech announced plans to build 800 miles of fiber in and around Detroit, including numerous suburban cities such as Trenton, Canton, Dearborn, Southfield, Warren, Troy and Chesterfield, among others. The entire core network is expected to be completed by third quarter 2015.

“We’re excited about the opportunity to join business leaders, politicians and others who are investing in Southeast Michigan’s infrastructure,”said Mike Hurley, VP Sales and Marketing of Fibertech. “We have already hired initial staff to help construct and sell services to area businesses over the network, and expect to add a few more local employees by year’s-end.”

Fibertech currently has networks operational in Pittsburgh, PA; Indianapolis, IN; Akron, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton and Toledo, OH ; Providence, RI; Hartford, Bridgeport, Stamford, Danbury, New London and New Haven, CT; Springfield and Worcester, MA; Syracuse, Rochester, Buffalo, Binghamton, White Plains, and Albany, NY; Wilmington, DE; Montgomery County, MD; Trenton, Newark and Atlantic City, NJ; and Philadelphia.

About Fibertech Networks

Headquartered in Rochester, N.Y., Fibertech Networks is a leader in providing fiber-optic based network services throughout mid-size cities in the Eastern and Central regions of the United States. Fibertech was founded in May of 2000, has built metro-area fiber networks in 30 mid-size markets in the Eastern U.S., and is led by Court Square Capital Partners of New York, N.Y. The company currently owns and operates a fiber optic network of more than 11,000 route miles, which contains more than 9,800 on-net locations with nearly 4,000 cell sites with its fiber-only network infrastructure. With this network, Fibertech serves wireline and wireless carriers, data centers, large enterprises, and facilities in the higher education, healthcare, and government verticals. Further information about the company can be found at www.fibertech.com.

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