Eastlink Expands Network to NJFX Cable Landing Station Campus, Providing Bypass from New York to Caribbean and Canada

NJFX Cable Landing Station Campus allows multiple and diverse routing capabilities for Eastlink

TOWNSHIP OF WALL, NJ, October 26, 2021 / PRNewswire / – NJFX, the only Carrier Neutral Cable Landing Station (CLS) colocation campus in the United States offering Level 3 capabilities, a Canadian telecommunications company announced Eastlink, has deployed its fiber optic network ring on the NJFX CLS campus. NJFX is now a strategic location on the Eastlink fiber ring that connects the New Jersey, New York City metropolitan area to Toronto and Montreal. Offering significant network diversity, this expansion offers increased resilience for businesses and critical organizations, such as finance, government, education, business, retail and healthcare.

“One of the primary reasons NJFX was formed was to allow for greater diversity and high-quality route options to support global network architectures,” comments Felix seda, Managing Director of NJFX. “With over 30 carriers and four submarine cables on our CLS campus, the routing possibilities for any organization that relies on high capacity bandwidth are endless.”

“Eastlink is excited to extend our network to the strong NJFX telecommunications ecosystem. This will provide diverse routing for key destinations such as Ashburn, Virginia while avoiding traffic jams new York metropolitan area, ”said Steve irvine, Senior Vice President of Engineering and CTO of Eastlink.

NJFX and Eastlink customers can also reach eastern destinations and Key Points of Presence (PoPs) in Stamford, Connecticut, Boston, Massachusetts, Portland, ME and beyond Atlantic Canada, where they can access the GTT cable landing station. An additional benefit and capability is that clients can also connect to key NJFX network routes at the Caribbean and on South America.

The new Eastlink PoP at NJFX will allow even more submarine cable system options, including connectivity to Gemini Bermuda Consortium (CBUS-1) and East Caribbean Fiber System (ECFS) submarine cables, which provide routes secured to Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, and the English-speaking Caribbean islands of St. Kitts, Antigua, St. LUCIA, Barbados, Saint-Vincent, Grenade and Trinity.

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About NJFX
NJFX owns and operates a 64,800 square foot Level 3 Cable Landing Station (CLS) colocation facility and campus in Wall, New Jersey. The single facility operationally supports high and low density colocation solutions with 24/7 support. It is the only operator neutral CLS colocation campus in the United States supported by multiple independent route operators that provide direct access to multiple independent interconnected submarine cable systems. North America, Europe, South America and the Caribbean. The facility provides direct access to the Havfrue / AEC2, Seabras, TGN1 and TGN2 submarine cable systems.

For NJFX media inquiries, please contact:
[email protected]
+1.866.695.3629 ext 13

About Eastlink:
Eastlink is a proud Canadian family-owned technology and communications company. Celebrating 50 years in business this year and powered by a state-of-the-art network, Eastlink provides world-class communications services including broadband internet, mobile, unified communications / phone, data communications, security and automation, and TV to business, residential and public sector customers in Atlantic Canada, Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia, as well as Bermuda. Eastlink is recognized as one of the from Canada Best Managed Companies.

For Eastlink media inquiries, please contact:
Daniel MacDonald | Vice-president, corporate sales
[email protected]
T: 902.431.4426
M: 902.489.0499

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