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 | Equinix – Culpeper | QTS – Richmond | Telxius CLS – Virginia Beach
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 committed to providing economic development leadership to Southern Virginia by operating a 1,900-route mile open-access fiber optic network, providing wholesale telecommunications transport, dark fiber and colocation services. With presence in major internet peering exchange points, MBC reduces the cost of Internet access for wholesale customers and reduces the time and cost to reach customers in rural Virginia markets. MBC’s network supports job creation as a critical element in the recruitment of major commercial investments.