Planters Telephone Cooperative subsidiary connects to Allied Fiber's Southeast Route

Allied Fiber said it has signed a 20-year indefeasible right of use (IRU) agreement with Planters Communications, LLC, a subsidiary of Planters Telephone Cooperative a Georgia Incumbent Local Exchange Carrier.

The agreement between the two companies will allow Planters Communications to gain access to dark fiber and strategic colocation space at five Allied Fiber owned and operated facilities in Georgia – Hahira, Warner Robins, Ashburn, Barnesville and Fargo.

By utilizing the Allied Fiber system Planters Communications is establishing an additional fiber route that traverses the southeast region of Georgia through the cities of Atlanta and Macon, and the town of Jacksonville, Florida. The nearly 800-mile network, further supports Planters Communication´s ongoing initiative to provide Ethernet backhaul, IP Transport services and interconnection access to carrier networks across the Southeast.

Allied Fiber is an open-access, integrated, network-neutral colocation and dark fiber superstructure provider in the United States with a national plan.

Planters Communications, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Planters Telephone Cooperative, a Georgia Incumbent Local Exchange Carrier.