Wireless backhaul provider PEG Bandwidth grows fiber footprint

PEG Bandwidth, a wireless backhaul specialist, said it gained 1,100 fiber route miles in two states via the acquisition of Contact Network, which does business as InLine.

InLine uses the fiber lines in Mississippi and Alabama to deliver broadband services to small- and medium-size businesses, government entities, educational institutions and large carriers. PEG Bandwidth said it will use that footprint to expand its fiber-based broadband services into those markets. InLine will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of PEG bandwidth.

In June, the Texas-based company announced that a major U.S. wireless operator, which it declined to name, will use PEG Bandwidth's Ethernet backhaul to 473 additional cell sites throughout Texas, Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Ohio, North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey. That expansion will add more than 1,900 route miles to the PEG Bandwidth fiber network, which once completed, will exceed 13,000 route miles across 18 states, the company said.

Major wireless operators have awarded PEG Bandwidth backhaul contracts for almost 3,000 sites across 18 states.

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