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Published September 22, 2023

Metro Communications Announces Cutting-Edge 400G Ethernet Backbone Network

Metro Communications, a leading provider of fiber optic internet services, proudly unveils its state-of-the-art 400 Gigabit Ethernet (400G) backbone network. This substantial investment reaffirms Metro Communications’ commitment to meeting the ever-growing demands of its customers and positioning itself for future expansion. 
The 400G network represents the pinnacle of optical technology, capable of transmitting data at incredible speeds of up to 400 gigabits per second. This bandwidth far surpasses the capabilities of previous 10G networks and plays a pivotal role in accommodating the escalating requirements of high-bandwidth applications and services such as streaming video, online gaming, and cloud computing. 
Benefits of Metro Communications’ 400G Backbone Network:
1. Increased Capacity: Metro Communications’ 400G backbone network offers unparalleled capacity to handle higher volumes of traffic, making it an indispensable asset for businesses and bandwidth-intensive applications across Illinois.
2. Reduced Latency: With reduced latency, data transmission occurs faster, ultimately enhancing the performance of applications, particularly real-time services.
3. Enhanced Reliability: The 400G network employs cutting-edge technology and superior design to efficiently manage heavy traffic loads, ensuring outstanding reliability.
Austin Rice, Network Director for Metro Communications, expressed the company’s excitement, stating, “We are thrilled to announce our substantial investment in a 400G backbone. This investment not only positions us to meet our customers’ growing demands for years to come but also enables us to support the most demanding applications and services, delivering an exceptional customer experience.”