Posted: October 13, 2021 at 1:50 p.m. EDT|Update: 59 minutes ago
PORTLAND, Maine, October 13, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Tilson, a national network development services company, and its asset-owning subsidiary, Tilson Infrastructure, backed by SDC Capital Partners, have partnered with Plenary Americas and Plenary Broadband Infrastructure (PBI) to maintain , operate and develop the network infrastructure. and extend broadband capacity along 220 miles of the Pennsylvania Turnpike. The large-scale fiber optic network project will increase broadband accessibility to unserved and underserved communities and support advanced telecommunications applications for improved safety and mobility on the toll highway. Construction began earlier this spring along the eastern portion of the mainline with completion scheduled for early 2022.
“This unique partnership will produce a fiber-optic infrastructure that will become an essential part of road surveillance and monitoring, enabling us to improve security and incident response on our system, as well as lay the foundation for rural broadband.” Said the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission. CEO Marc Compton in a press release dated Thursday, October 7, 2021.
PBI and Tilson Infrastructure will market dark fiber capacity along the route and develop network infrastructure that will provide increased connectivity for the region, while maintaining intelligent transportation and marketing infrastructure to ensure high reliability. The network will enable customers, including large enterprises, Internet and telecommunications providers, multiple cable system operators, municipalities and educational institutions, to expand their service areas and customer base across direct low latency routes through Pennsylvania.
“I am delighted to lead Tilson Infrastructure’s marketing efforts to support the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission and its goals,” said Ian horowitz, director of fiber business development for Tilson Infrastructure. “The new dark fiber provides operators, hyperscalers, data centers and Internet service providers with the bandwidth needed to reach municipalities, universities, cell towers, poles, corporate customers and others without having to need to buy aging fiber or have to spend money. to build it themselves. “
“Plenary Broadband Infrastructure is proud to partner with the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission to increase broadband capacity and accessibility through an innovative long-term partnership,” said Ed dice, Director of Project Execution for Plenary Americas. “Our team is committed to providing reliable and highly responsive network services for the benefit of all Turnpike users and around the world. Pennsylvania Marlet.”
Companies interested in dark fiber can contact Ian horowitz at [email protected] or visit www.tilsoninfrastructure.com.
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