2014

FiberNet Doubles Size of 60 Hudson Street Meet-Me-Room Phase II Expansion Provides Advanced Connectivity and Transport Solutions



    NEW YORK, Jan. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FiberNet Telecom Group, Inc.
 (Nasdaq:   FTGX), a leading provider of managed network services, has completed
 a major expansion to the Meet-Me-Room at 60 Hudson Street in
 New York City -- the premier carrier hotel for global telecommunications
 providers in the United States.  The expansion creates new business
 opportunities for FiberNet, doubles the size of the Meet-Me-Room and combines
 the transport and collocation services of the original Phase I facility with
 new high -- performance interconnection solutions designed to reduce cost and
 increase performance and reliability.
     The 7,400 square foot Phase II addition is a fully integrated build-out of
 the occupied Phase I facility which recently reached capacity for colocation
 services.  The Phase II expansion delivers greatly expanded colocation
 capabilities, as well as optical and electrical interconnection systems that
 represent the future of colocation and network services for domestic and
 international carriers in FiberNet's metropolitan network infrastructure.  The
 new facility also offers environmental control features that guarantee
 uninterrupted power in the event of a utility disruption to enable the flow of
 communications traffic.
     "Leveraging the success of Phase I, the 60 Hudson Street Meet-Me-Room
 expansion illustrates how FiberNet is at the forefront in developing
 state-of-the-art colocation facilities that enable complex networking
 interconnections," said Michael S. Liss, FiberNet president and CEO.  He noted
 that the facility also houses a major node for the company's new IP/Ethernet
 network, offering new data connectivity services to global carriers and large
 enterprise accounts. "This expansion demonstrates the value FiberNet brings to
 customers through our financial strength and focus on innovation," he added.
     Serving as an international hub for over 100 telecommunications carriers
 and leading global service providers, 60 Hudson Street is one of the
 preeminent carrier hotels in the world.  FiberNet's customer base of domestic
 and international carriers utilize this key communications facility to house
 their networking equipment and to exchange voice and data traffic.  With the
 Meet-Me-Room's expansion, customers have rapid access to hundred of carriers,
 as well as services such as FiberNet's new Dedicated Internet Access, Metro
 Ethernet Transport, Dynamic Hub and Dynamic Gateway conversation and cross
 connect services.   Access to these resources enables carriers to leverage
 FiberNet's extensive reach and to enhance the reliability and cost-efficiency
 of their network infrastructure.
     "FiberNet's expansion of the Meet-Me-Room illustrates the success of this
 first-class interconnection and colocation facility and the demand for
 communications providers to be located within 60 Hudson Street," said Robert
 Getreu, senior managing director of GVA Williams, the property management
 company for 60 Hudson Street.  "We're very pleased to have chosen FiberNet to
 build and operate the Meet-Me-Room, and we look forward to its continued
 growth."
 
     About the Meet-Me-Room:
     Launched in partnership with the landlord as the central cross-connection
 facility within 60 Hudson Street, the 60 Hudson Street Meet-Me-Room provides
 customers with seamless and rapid interconnections and with the optimized
 efficiency and flexibility of a centralized, best-in-class, interconnection
 and colocation facility, operated on a carrier-neutral basis.  The strategic
 location of the 60 Hudson Street Meet-Me-Room is widely utilized within the
 telecommunications industry by such customers as AT&T, Bell Canada, British
 Telecom, China Netcom, China Telecom, Level 3, SBC, Time Warner Telecom and
 Verizon.
 
     About FiberNet:
     FiberNet Telecom Group, Inc. deploys, owns and operates fiber-optic
 networks in the two gateway markets of New York/New Jersey and Los Angeles,
 designed to provide comprehensive broadband connectivity to other
 telecommunications service providers and enterprise customers for data, voice
 and video transmissions.  FiberNet's networks provide an advanced, high
 bandwidth, fiber-optic solution to support the demand for network capacity and
 to facilitate the interconnection of multiple carriers' and customers'
 networks.  For additional information on FiberNet, visit the Company's website
 at http://www.ftgx.com.
 
     Various remarks that we may make about FiberNet's future expectations,
 plans and prospects constitute forward-looking statements for purposes of the
 safe harbor provisions under The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of
 1995.  Such remarks are valid only as of today, and we disclaim any obligation
 to update this information. Actual results may differ materially from those
 indicated by these forward-looking statements as a result of various important
 factors, including those discussed in FiberNet's most recent Annual Report on
 Form 10-K, which is on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
 
 

SOURCE FiberNet Telecom Group, Inc.

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