Increases Capabilities on its Broadband Super Highway Across Georgia

Clarkesville, GA – April 25, 2015NGN, a member-owned cooperative operating over 1,600 miles of fiber optic infrastructure in North Georgia, announces the addition of 100 Gigabits of capacity across its core fiber optic network. This new capacity on its Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM) network, increases capabilities for the broadband superhighway that NGN built across the state of Georgia.

The new 100 Gigabits of capacity supports the increasing demand for higher bandwidth circuits and additional wavelengths from NGN’s nearly 8,000 subscribers including residential, small business, and carrier clients across North Georgia. Through this strategic network upgrade, NGN now has the capacity to continue to deliver world-class services and fulfill growing demand from carriers throughout the region.

“NGN’s fault tolerant fiber optic network was designed to support a wide variety of carriers and coop members including local governments, educational facilities, healthcare providers and small businesses,” states Paul Belk, President & CEO of NGN. “We strive to ensure our network is extremely reliable and marked by high performance. With advancements such as our new 100G upgrade, we are changing the way these organizations innovate and operate on a daily basis.”

Operating under a unique model, NGN is a corporation of cooperatives owned by its members, which include Habersham Electric Membership Corporation, Blue Ridge Mountain Electric Membership Corporation and NGN Connect. NGN offers resilient communication services over its core MPLS network, including wavelengths (1, 10, 40 and 100Gbps), Ethernet, along with dark fiber solutions and colocation.

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