Fidelity Communications Signs IRU with Alpheus Communications

Transaction enables Fidelity to expand transport capabilities from Dallas to Memphis

HOUSTON and LAS VEGAS, Nev. – March 11, 2013  Alpheus Communications, a leading provider of Texas metro-regional fiber and networking solutions, has completed a dark-fiber IRU agreement with Fidelity Communications enabling Fidelity to scale transport bandwidth between Dallas and Memphis in serving its broadband customers.

“Fidelity is pleased to establish a strategic partnership with Alpheus, which enabled us to acquire this key, dark-fiber asset,” said Mike Davis, chief operating officer at Fidelity Communications.  “It’s a very compelling route, and it’s in very high demand, so by completing this transaction with Alpheus, we have added another strategic asset to our portfolio of voice, data and video services.”

Since 1940, Fidelity Communications has been committed to bringing the latest technology and services to the customers it serves.  From PBXs and Key Systems to IP Office solutions, networking, structured cabling, overhead paging systems and more – Fidelity offers a complete range of business telecom solutions.  More than 60,000 business and residential customers in five states rely on Fidelity for their telecom services.

“Our large fiber footprint in Texas gives us significant operational flexibility and it also creates strategic options, like the Fidelity transaction,” said Alpheus CEO Scott Widham.  “The Dallas-Memphis route was a good candidate for a carrier partnership and we look forward to our continued relationship with Fidelity.”

The Alpheus fiber network is connected to more than 300 central offices and POPs (points-of-presence), which creates a dense metro fiber infrastructure throughout the company’s strategic markets of Houston, Dallas, Fort Worth, San Antonio and Austin, as well as south Texas into the Rio Grande Valley.

Visit Alpheus in booth #420 at the COMPTEL PLUS Spring 2013 Convention & EXPO March 10-13

Carriers are invited to visit Alpheus at booth #420 to learn more about the company’s network and connectivity services.  Alpheus executives, including Scott Widham, CEO, and Chip Robertson, senior vice president, carrier sales, will be available to discuss the company’s wholesale services and its full portfolio of solutions.  To schedule a meeting with Alpheus at the COMPTEL convention, contact Chip Robertson at 713-560-5749, e-mail chip.robertson@alpheus.net or visit www.alpheus.net

About Fidelity Communications

Fidelity Communications (http://www.fidelitycommunications.com) has a history of success through innovation to meet customer needs. Since 1940, Fidelity has been offering its customers the most advanced telecommunications services and features available. With businesses facing more and more challenges every day, Fidelity can provide them the latest cutting-edge technology they need and a strong commitment to customer service to back it up.

About Alpheus Communications

Alpheus Communications (http://www.alpheus.net) is a leading provider of Texas metro-regional fiber and networking solutions. With owned facilities in Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio, Austin, Corpus Christi and the Rio Grande Valley, Alpheus is flexible, content-neutral and responsive to customer needs when low-latency and uptime are essential. As the preferred fiber backbone for Metro Texas, Alpheus is in a unique position to support mission-critical information technology functions and cloud computing solutions through resilient SSAE 16-compliant data center platforms for colocation and disaster recovery.

 

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Contact:

Tony Katsulos
Jetstream PR for Alpheus Communications
(972) 788-9456 ext. 301
katsulos@jetstreampr.com