LOS ANGELES (Nov. 17, 2015) – In response to the burgeoning renaissance in downtown Los Angeles, fiber-optic pioneer Wilcon today announced it’s increasing its work force to service tenants within the major, multi-tenant buildings in Los Angeles. The expansion will include new hires in both the sales and network engineering teams.
In the 17 years since the West Coast telecom leader built one of downtown Los Angeles’ first private fiber-optic network, the company has expanded to include more than 3,000 miles of fiber-optic networks and created interconnections with more than 300 global networks and cloud service providers.
“We are committed supporters of the revival of downtown Los Angeles as a center of business and technology,” said Jon DeLuca, chief executive officer of Wilcon. “It’s been immensely gratifying to see the resurgence of the area that we have called home since 1998. We are committed to supporting the city and local businesses by improving bandwidth availability to fuel the exciting changes here. A vibrant urban core requires the latest in broadband connectivity, Wilcon is dedicated to being at the forefront of these efforts.”
Based in the iconic One Wilshire Building, one of the most digitally connected buildings in the country, Wilcon is the pre-eminent provider of fiber transport and colocation in the Los Angeles central business district and has an expansive fiber reach throughout Southern California.
“Downtown Los Angeles is quite fortunate to have such a premier telecommunications provider as Wilcon headquartered in the center of all the action,” said Carol Schatz, president & chief executive officer of the Central City Association of Los Angeles (CCA), the leading voice of business on important city and statewide issues and considered the Los Angeles business community’s most effective advocate and business leader. “Wilcon provides essential data connectivity services to many important stakeholders throughout Southern California, with its roots originating right here in downtown LA, and its continued growth is a testament to its quality and leadership.”
Founded in 1998, Wilcon is the premier West Coast provider of best-in-class fiber optic network and data center infrastructure. As one of the largest fiber optic networks in Southern California, Wilcon offers a vast reach of nearly 3,000 route miles of fiber with diverse routes connecting major data centers, enterprise locations and wireless communications sites throughout the region. Wilcon delivers dark fiber and ultra-broadband optical services for businesses, wireless carriers and other communications service providers that ensure optimal performance for their mission-critical data traffic and applications. Wilcon also owns and operates leading data center and carrier-neutral colocation facilities in downtown Los Angeles, including its key hub at the One Wilshire Building. For more information, please visit http://www.wilcon.com or contact us at +1 (888)-600-2800 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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