Southern Light announces key milestones

Mar 09, 2016, 07:45 ET from Southern Light

MOBILE, Ala., March 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Light, a leading provider of fiber-optic infrastructure solutions in the Southeast, announced operational and customer milestones today. Southern Light now operates more than 6,000 route miles of fiber and provides service to more than 500 total customers. While Southern Light continues to see strong demand from all customer segments, recent needs from Enterprise customers have had a significant impact on total customer count.

The Southern Light network supports the most demanding customers in the country, providing unrivaled reliability and redundancy. The network continues to penetrate existing markets, reaching last-mile customers whom are often starved of connectivity.

"We have worked hard over the last year to expand our customer base while continuing to provide exceptional support for our existing customers," said Andy Newton, President and CEO of Southern Light. "We are proud of our network and our team, and we will continue investing in both."


Founded in 1998, Southern Light designs, constructs and operates more than 6,000 route miles of fiber optic networks in the Southeast, delivering large bandwidth solutions to telecommunications carriers, governmental agencies and enterprise customers throughout the region. The company provides high resiliency services to the most demanding customers using its dense last-mile fiber optic networks.

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