The company plans to add 8,000 fiber miles in 2019, 400% increase over 2018
New York, NJ /PRNewswire/ - Stealth Communications, an Internet Service Provider (ISP) to NYC businesses, today announced its plans for increased infrastructure investment in 2019, with plans to add 8,000 fiber miles of fiber optic cable to its network throughout NYC in the next year.
Since 2013, Stealth has deployed over 27,000 fiber miles, representing 76 route miles of fiber. During 2018, Stealth extended its network by over 10 route miles to service areas in upper Manhattan including UWS, Harlem, Washington Heights as well as the Bronx. Additionally, it also built over three miles of new conduit in Brooklyn to connect its fiber to MetroTech/Downtown as well as Sunset Park/Industry City.
"Stealth remains bullish on NYC business," said Stealth CEO and President, Shrihari Pandit. "We will continue to build out our fiber infrastructure in NYC to enable direct high-performance connections that will ensure businesses can run at full throttle." He added, "Our traffic growth is tremendously gratifying, a terabit per second is a huge milestone for us, and we're prepared to handle much, much more. Looking forward, we expect bandwidth demand from businesses to continued its torrid growth."
Other key company milestones include:
- The company was recently awarded Fastest Business Internet in multiple categories by BroadbandNow:
- #1 Fastest Business Fiber, Nationwide, 2019 Mid-Sized Provider
- #1 Fastest Business Internet, Nationwide, 2019 Mid-Sized Provider
- #1 Fastest Business Internet, New York, 2019 Mid-Sized Provider
- Data traffic over Stealth's network has seen remarkable growth, to over 1 Terabit per second (1 Tbps) peak usage. This represents a 32% increase in data traffic from 2018.
The Dalton School, a leading, independent, co-educational day school on New York City's Upper East Side, is a long-standing customer of Stealth. According to Director of Technology, John Neiers, "Stealth's strong fiber-optic infrastructure is the foundation for our internet and building connectivity. This connectivity allows us to offer our students robust curricular opportunities. Stealth's fiber ties our three locations together onto a single network, which improves our operations tremendously. Stealth equips us for the future with the fast, reliable, and secure internet services required to help our community excel, learn and grow. One of our best decisions was choosing Stealth."
About Stealth Communications
Stealth Communications, a privately-held, independent ISP, provides ultrafast Gigabit Internet connectivity to NYC businesses over its own fiber network. Beginning in 1995, Stealth has delivered broadband connections throughout the city, and in 2013, after receiving authorization from the City of New York, commenced construction of its own fiber network. Laying every single cable individually and servicing each customer personally, Stealth offers some of the NYC's fastest and most reliable Internet service at reasonable rates, providing a valuable platform for New York's businesses and entrepreneurs to thrive.