LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Wilshire Connection, LLC (‘WILCON’), a leading metro fiber network provider in Los Angeles, announces today the extension of its dark fiber network in to two additional buildings in downtown Los Angeles located at 1200 West 7th St. (the Garland Building) and 900 N. Alameda St. , (the Wilshire Annex building). In addition to adding connectivity to these new buildings, WILCON has also lit a new network route providing both SONET and Ethernet transport between all of its Los Angeles network Points of Presence (PoPs) to Las Vegas, where the company has deployed a PoP at SwitchNAP, providing access to any of the SwitchNAP facilities throughout Las Vegas.
These network extensions bring WILCON’s metro dark fiber ring into nearly all major carrier hotel and colocation facilities in downtown Los Angeles providing network providers, carriers, service providers, enterprise and media companies a cost-effective, efficient metro transport solution. With WILCON’s additional route, network operators can now buy direct transport links to Las Vegas from any WILCON Los Angeles PoP, including 1200 West 7th Street and Wilshire Annex, One Wilshire, Carrier Center at 600 West 7th Street and from meet-me-room and data center operator facilities including Level 3, Equinix, Telx, Switch & Data, IX2, Telehouse and many others.
“WILCON has a successful niche in the marketplace,” states Eric Bender, President of WILCON. “As one of the few metro dark fiber providers in Los Angeles, we have further leveraged our reach to offer network connectivity to Las Vegas, with connectivity to any of the SwitchNAP facilities. This extension enables direct, high-quality connectivity between Las Vegas and just about any core communications building in downtown Los Angeles.”
“WILCON has made it easy for us to connect to nearly all of the major telecom buildings and colocation facilities throughout the downtown Los Angeles market, providing us access to over 300 service providers,” commented Grant Kirkwood, Chief Technology Officer of Mzima Networks. “Now with its new connectivity to Las Vegas, we have a cost effective and efficient network solution into Las Vegas.”
WILCON’s two new PoPs at 1200 West 7th Street and 900 N. Alameda, the Wilshire Annex, are now connected to its extensive metro dark fiber ring that runs throughout downtown Los Angeles. In addition, the company’s new route from Los Angeles to Las Vegas is currently available for customers requiring E3/DS3 to an OCx circuits or Ethernet up to 10 Gigabit connections. For more information, please visit www.wilshireconnection.com.
About Wilshire Connection, LLC
Since 1998, Wilshire Connection (WILCON), a privately held company, has been building and operating its own dark fiber network throughout downtown Los Angeles. Today, WILCON operates one of the largest underground networks in downtown Los Angeles, providing both lit and dark fiber connectivity between the city’s primary carrier hotel and data center facilities. WILCON’s Los Angeles metro ring also provides direct connectivity to Las Vegas, NV offering service providers, carriers, enterprise, content providers and media companies’ high-speed bandwidth between the cities. For more information about WILCON, please visit www.wilshireconnection.com.