MBC owns and operates more than 1,900 miles of open-access fiber optic network in 31 counties in Southern Virginia. MBC owns the fiber sheath, the colocation facilities, and the electronics. MBC uses Ciena 6500 for SONET/TDM; Ciena Z-Series platform and Accedian for Layer 2 Ethernet Transport Network; and Infinera DTN for our 400Gb/s wavelength network and recently-installed the new DTN-X system, which provides 4 Terabits of transport capacity.
MBC has fiber IRU agreements in place for diverse connections from the Southern Virginia regional network to Northern Virginia and key markets in the Southeastern United States:
Equinix – Ashburn | Digital Realty – Atlanta | Terramark – Culpeper | QTS – Richmond
REGIONAL FIBER NETWORK
MBC operates a regional fiber network for: Optical transport to key peering hubs Carrier neutral data centers Carrier interconnection points
MBC is a Virginia-based leader in creating
unique public-private partnerships to build and operate
open-access fiber networks. MBC has built over
1,900 route miles of fiber in Southern Virginia
to bring competition and drive down costs to
accelerate digital inclusiveness.