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Growth on the dark fiber map

Growth on the dark fiber map The increased speeds, security and flexibility of fiber networks have driven demand for residential and enterprise connectivity over recent years. Unfortunately, demand isn’t being met across the country due to infrastructure costs and telecommunications companies suppressing competition. In 2014, almost 8% of internet connections in the U.S. were through…

To maximize NGA momentum, let’s look to fiber

To maximize NGA momentum, let’s look to fiber One could argue that we’re a pretty lucky city. I know, you’re probably rattling off evidence to the contrary in your head right now. Sluggish post-recession growth, a certain sports team leaving us in the rear-view mirror, a beloved brewing institution falling victim to hostile takeover, being…

St. Louis issues gigabit RFI, calls for development of fiber infrastructure

St. Louis issues gigabit RFI, calls for development of fiber infrastructure This is big, folks. It looks as if the eye of economic development in the city of St. Louis has finally turned its gaze toward fiber Internet. The city has released a Request for Information (RFI) for gigabit broadband delivery and expansion in the…

Fiber Internet by popular demand for another Wash Ave loft

Fiber Internet by popular demand for another Wash Ave loft Our latest—and fastest from commitment to installation—fiber project involved connecting the Railway Lofts at 1619 Washington Avenue to our dark fiber network. This project stood out as a testament to the power of popular support for such projects. Tenants of the building banded together to…

Fiber Internet arrives at downtown’s ArtLoft

Arch Fiber Networks is proud to announce that the ArtLoft of St. Louis is now tapped into our downtown fiber network. The artists-in-residence who occupy the building at 1531 Washington Avenue now have access to some of the fastest Internet speeds available in the city.

Dark Fiber: business high bandwidth in St. Louis

Dark Fiber: The business choice for high bandwidth in St. Louis A few weeks ago, we talked to a St. Louis CTO who had just begun shopping around for a high-bandwidth Internet solution for his IT company. He’d spoken with all the big boys in town and found that his business options with the large,…

Fiber to the home boosts property value

Survey finds that fiber to the home boosts property value Access to fiber Internet boosts a home’s value by 3.1 percent, according to a new survey by the FTTH council. Beyond being attractive to startups and tech companies, allowing for flawless streaming of online video and generally being a symbol of progressive infrastructure policy, it…

Ely Walker Lofts welcome fiber Internet

Ely Walker Lofts welcome fiber Internet Arch Fiber Networks has plugged another residential building into its existing fiber network in downtown St. Louis. The Ely Walker Lofts, located in Washington Avenue’s historic Loft District, are the latest residential units where tenants can now make the switch to fiber Internet. More than 170 units will now…