OFS, a leading manufacturer of innovative fiber optic products, announces it has been selected by DC BLOX, a provider of multi-tenant data centers, dark fiber and connectivity solutions that deliver the infrastructure essential to power digital business. As the exclusive fiber optic cable provider, OFS will provide its fiber optic cable for DC BLOX’s Myrtle Beach, South Carolina Cable Landing Station (CLS) terrestrial network extension, connecting from the Myrtle Beach CLS, through Charleston, Augusta, and Atlanta landing in Lithia Springs, Georgia with eight strategically located network aggregation facilities enabling regional cloud computing, wireless services, local content distribution and broadband access to underserved areas in both South Carolina and Georgia.
OFS and DC BLOX have a strong relationship. Through DC BLOX’s acquisition of Light Source Communications’ fiber assets in South Carolina and Georgia, the relationship ensures projects are supported from concept through completion, with direct access to technical support on all planning, deployment and operational matters.
DC BLOX Fiber Chief Commercial Officer Debra Freitas said, “We knew what we wanted to accomplish with this new network route, and OFS’ large capacity fiber optic cable, leveraging the latest technology, has allowed us to increase the quality of our network while managing costs.”
DC BLOX celebrated the groundbreaking of the CLS on Oct. 4. The 15-megawatt CLS is expected to be available in the second quarter of 2023, while the fiber route will be completed in the first quarter of 2024.
DC BLOX’s nearly 500-mile dark fiber route will be the first, high-capacity East-to-West fiber path from South Carolina through Georgia.
To learn more about DC BLOX and its new fiber route, please visit www.dcblox.com