Optical Wave Providers

Marty Strong marty at cloudflare.com
Thu Sep 1 14:18:15 UTC 2016

Zayo and Electric lightwave are two options, not sure who owns the fibre in the ground in each case.

Marty Strong
CloudFlare - AS13335
Network Engineer
marty at cloudflare.com
+44 7584 906 055
smartflare (Skype)


> On 1 Sep 2016, at 00:08, tim at 29lagrange.com wrote:
> I have been looking at optical wave carriers for some long haul 1G/10G across the US. All to major cities and well known POP's.
> I am finding that there are not a lot of carriers who are offering wave services, usually just ethernet/MPLS.
> Particularly across the North west.
> Can someone shed some light on who some of the bigger carriers are and any challenges you have encountered with services like this?
> Who actually owns the fiber across the US?
> Thanks
> Tim

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