Cogent arrives at Lincoln Data Centers

We are excited to announce that Cogent Communications, one of the world’s largest and most prestigious Tier 1 internet service providers, is bringing their services to our city. This significant development marks a milestone for Lincoln, positioning us alongside a select group of cities globally with direct access to unparalleled internet connectivity. This partnership with Cogent represents a transformative opportunity for Lincoln’s economic and technological advancement.

Bringing Cogent to Lincoln adds:

Economic Growth and Competitiveness

  • Attracting Businesses: High-speed, reliable internet is crucial for attracting major companies, leading to job creation and economic growth.
  • Supporting Startups and Innovation: Startups and small businesses benefit from the high-speed, low-latency connections that Tier 1 providers offer, enabling them to innovate and scale more effectively.

Improved Connectivity and Infrastructure

  • Enhanced Internet Performance: Tier 1 providers offer faster, more reliable internet connections with lower latency and higher capacity.
  • Network Redundancy and Reliability: Built-in redundancies reduce the risk of internet outages, ensuring continuous operation.

Strategic Advantage

  • Global Connectivity: Provides a more direct and faster route to other parts of the world, a strategic advantage for businesses involved in international trade.
  • Reputation and Prestige: Elevates the city’s status as a tech-savvy and forward-thinking location, attracting international events and investments.

Direct access to Cogent's global network from LDC

Cogent’s global network will provide a more direct and faster route to other parts of the world and elevate Lincoln’s status as a tech-savvy, forward-thinking city.

Cogent’s network will allow local internet providers in LDC, such as Allo, Great Plains, OPTK, NextLink, Spectrum, Unite, and Windstream to get connections out of Lincoln, not Omaha, Chicago, Texas, or other parts of the country, increasing speeds.

To celebrate, Lincoln Data Centers and Cogent will be hosting an open house on May 23, 2024, from 9:00 am to 11:00 am, at Lincoln Data Centers, Sharp Building, 206 S. 13th Street, Lincoln, NE.

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