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DARK FIBER

Meet your future bandwidth demands and deliver quick payback while keeping costs under control with a dedicated bandwidth investment.

Stay ahead of bandwidth demands

Lumen® Dark Fiber solutions give you all the benefits of network ownership without having to construct the network yourself. Leverage our deep network experience to manage the connectivity needs of your growing business.

Benefits

Simplified management

Simplified management

Get one managed network provider for both your local and global needs.

Lower costs and higher productivity

Lower costs and higher productivity

Minimize hardware expenses and staffing needs when you leverage our team help keep your data and network secure.

Grow your business

Grow your business

Collaborate with our experts to evolve your network and take your business where it needs to go while meeting bandwidth demands.

Features and Specs

  • Expansive North America metro and intercity fiber route miles connecting major cities
  • Separate, dedicated NOC for Managed Dedicated Fiber customers
  • Guaranteed uptime with complete prescriptive control over scheduled maintenance
  • Fast turnaround on logical moves, upgrades and new meshing
  • Complete control over scalability, capacity and network
  • management, technology evolution and reliability as well as network uptime
  • Detailed, street-level dark fiber designs by our team of expert planners to specify the routing and optical characteristics to the most demanding requirements
  • Managed Optical Fiber Network (MOFN), a service add-on that provides you with a customized turnkey network solution for network ownership and control

  • Outside plant construction
  • Network architecture, design and engineering
  • Equipment selection and acquisition
  • Network deployment and implementation
  • Network monitoring and management
  • Field tech services

  • Extensive network reach, capacity and diversity
  • Running line colocation and power
  • Network connectivity options
  • World-class operations and maintenance

  • Dedicated fiber: Dark fiber, sold by IRU or lease to the organization
  • Dedicated equipment: Hardware of your choice, purchased directly from the vendor, a VAR or Lumen
  • Management by Lumen: Professional services including consulting and implementation, monitoring and field services