WISP mesh network to expand


DALLAS, TX, U.S.A. — (METERING.COM) — July 26, 2007 – TierOne Networks, a tenant of telx, a provider of carrier-neutral Meet Me Room and Core Interconnection Facilities, has announced the expansion of its Ellis County Wireless Internet Service Provider (WISP) mesh network, representing both an increase in territory and an improvement in signal quality for existing customers.

"Making the new site operational creates the beginning of sustainable hyper-growth for TierOne and unprecedented broadband access for rural customers in Ellis County, Texas," said CEO Kevin Weaver.

"Our business is only as good as our partners", said COO Kim Marshall. TierOne’s Skypilot technology is touted by the Yankee Group as the "innovative next-generation technology solution" for rural broadband access. "telx offers us networking opportunities, proximity and access that we can depend on."

By choosing the telx Meet Me Room in Dallas to expand their WISP, TierOne has opted for one of the premier carrier Internet gateway facilities in North America. "We are thrilled that TierOne has recognized the value of our Meet Me Room," said Bill Kolman, Executive Vice President of Sales for telx. "Our Dallas facility represents one of our fastest growing interconnection points for service providers, ISPs, content providers and enterprise customers. Our goal to provide physical proximity to and from the most amount of providers within our facilities is further realized through TierOne’s selection of telx in Dallas."

The combination of Skypilot equipment and the access proximity of the telx Meet Me Room enables TierOne to deliver broadband which is "better, faster and cheaper" than the alternatives.