American Fiber Systems Signs Optical Network Agreement with OARnet


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American Fiber Systems, Inc.
John Marchaesi
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Rochester, NY (March 24, 2003) - American Fiber Systems (AFS), a leading national provider of metropolitan fiber optic networks, today announced that it has signed a 20-year agreement with OARnet’s OSCnet for dark fiber services in Cleveland.

Cincinnati Education Research Fiber Loop to Connect with Ohio's Third Frontier Network

Columbus, Ohio (March 19, 2003) - The Third Frontier Network (TFN), along with the Cincinnati Education Research Fiber Loop (CERF), will help create the nation’s most advanced research network. Eventually, TFN and CERF will serve libraries, hospitals, cultural institutions, and corporate research communities.

Crown City residents now receive high-speed Internet connectivity through innovative Connecting Rural Ohio partnership

(May 3, 2008) – Throughout much of its nearly 200-year history, Crown City, Ohio, has been known as a way station for travelers on the Ohio River. The shipping artery brought boats, people, supplies and, on occasion, devastating floods to this small southeastern Ohio community.

Cyberinfrastructure development improves remote use of scientific instruments; expands research, education opportunities

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Columbus, Ohio  (November 14, 2008) - Ohio’s academic and industrial researchers now can share some of the state’s most valuable and expensive scientific instruments via the Internet, thanks to cyberinfrastructure tools developed by engineers and researchers at the Ohio Supercomputer Center.