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Fiber Infrastructure in Lower Manhattan

verizon FIBER INFRASTRUCTURE IN LOWER MANHATTAN There's a success story going on in Lower Manhattan. It's right beneath our feet, and we don't even realize it. But it makes our lives easier and our City percolate millions and millions of times a day. It's the fiber optic communications infrastructure that streams through Lower Manhattan, lighting up our devices, networks, even our basic phones. After Superstorm Sandy, our employees worked around-the-clock for months on end to strengthen the communications network in the oldest part of the City - the portion below Canal Street -and build a resilient, futureproof web of smart technology. Today, of more than 4,000 buildings in this area, more than 3,200 have this advanced fiber network serving residence and business tenants alike. The network spans more than 350 miles. And that's just in Downtown New York, an area that's a 17,000 little more than two square miles. The project of rewiring Lower Manhattan should have spanned several years. But Verizon, running to this crisis, accomplished the feat in a few short months. miles of fiber bringing FiOs TV and Internet Verizon is part of the fabric of the City, and is a vital element in all we do - commerce, financial services, health care, and families on the go. It has installed more than 17,000 miles of fiber throughout the five boroughs, bringing advanced FIOS TV and services throughout New York City Internet services to hundreds of thousands of subscribers. It has 90 intelligent switching nodes scattered throughout the City, with three of the largest in the world located right here in Lower Manhattan. 350+ 350+ 26X 3200+ buildings wired with fiber optics miles of Verizon There is enough Verizon deployed fiber lines fiber in Lower Manhattan to stretch the entire island 26 times NTER Behind the strength and resiliency of the network are 12,000 dedicated employees in the City alone. HUDSON RIVER EAST RIVER

Fiber Infrastructure in Lower Manhattan

shared by on Oct 06
17,000 miles of Fiber bring FiOS tv, and internet services throughout New York City


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