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West Coast Network Expansion

Windstream Wholesale’s West Coast Network Expansion adds new fiber routes and bridges major markets coast-to-coast, transforming Windstream into a nationwide, end-to-end high bandwidth transport provider.


West Coast Network Expansion Highlights

• Network expansion project uses Infinera’s DTN-X platform

• Extends Windstream’s long-haul express fiber network to the West Coast Area

• Expansion allows customers to reach the most vibrant technology and start-up companies in the nation

• West Coast Expansion adds 4,800 additional route miles to Windstream’s existing 125,000-mile route network

• Expansion provides wholesale customers access to over 1,200 10G Points of Presence (PoPs) in 800 U.S. cities

• Provides access to more than four-hundred 100G PoPs in multiple U.S. premiere carrier hotels and data centers



WCNEP1Phase 1 Details: West Coast Network Expansion

• Completion Date: End of 2016

• Adds 4-major markets to Windstream’s 100G long-haul network

• Salt Lake City, Utah
• Reno, Nevada
• Las Vegas, Nevada
• Silicon Valley / San Francisco Bay Area


WCNEP1Phase 2 Details: West Coast Network Expansion

• Completion Date: End of 2017

• Adds 3 additional major markets to Windstream’s 100G long-haul network

• Extending from Silicon Valley / S.F. Bay Area
• Los Angeles, California
• Phoenix, Arizona
• El Paso, Texas


Benefits for Windstream Wholesale Customers

Windstream’s West Coast Expansion provides nationwide connection of Windstream’s dense fiber assets, offering thousands of new Windstream Wholesale customers access to Windstream solutions, including:

• Optical Waves
• MEF 2.0 Certified Carrier Ethernet
• Dedicated Internet Access

The expansion will also provide connectivity required to support international traffic coming into the United States from the Pacific Rim, offering Asia-Pacific providers low-latency, 100G connectivity to Tier 1, 2, and 3 markets across the United States. – allowing customers to aggressively expand their own market territories.


To learn more about Windstream’s West Coast Network Expansion, visit the Windstream interactive map or request more information.



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