Level 3’s New York metro teams have been busy this summer. Today they announced the completion of two new network expansions in Westchester County, just to the north of New York City.
They have built out a 2.5 mile sub-loop connecting Tarrytown and Hawthorne, a surprisingly hilly section I just passed through earlier this week on the Saw Mill River Parkway. Additionally they have also added a 5 mile sub-loop through Purchase, not far to the southeast.
In the map to the left, we’re talking about the yellow dot for White Plains, north of New York City, whereas red dots indicate markets where they have more extensive metro reach. The two buildouts give Level 3 more route diversity in the Westchester County area, enabling them to better serve the enterprise market in the New York metro area generally.
We don’t often hear too much detail from Level 3 on its network expansion projects, especially at the metro level. Hopefully this announcement shows they’ve come around to my point of view, which is that telling folks where you are building out fiber at a granular level is a way of letting them know you’re willing to get your hands dirty to win their business.
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