American Fiber Comm Joins the NEF Asset Marketplace

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The unique multi-duct conduit system in St. Louis becomes part of NEF’s hub of available assets.

NEF, a leading telecommunications consulting and procurement firm focused on dark fiber, colocation and high-capacity bandwidth, announced today that American Fiber Comm has listed their unique 17.2 mile multi-duct system located throughout St. Louis, Mo., on the NEF Asset Marketplace. The Asset Marketplace is a hub of available fiber optic and colocation assets, connecting buyers and sellers of unused fiber capacity, dormant duct systems and colocation properties.

American Fiber Comm’s St. Louis conduit and fiber routes are noteworthy because of their wide-spread placement throughout the St. Louis metropolitan area, from the central business district to the up-and-coming Washington Avenue loft district to the industrial areas of the city. The 1.4 million feet of duct connects to the major carrier hotels and points of presence in the city and also spans the Mississippi River to serve the Illinois side of the metro area.

“St. Louis is a strategic location, and this asset is a nice addition to any network’s Midwestern footprint,” said Michael Murphy, CEO of NEF. “The fact that the asset is available as a whole or in parts gives potential buyers flexibility as well as scalability if they want to add on at some point.”

Other key benefits of the asset include proximity to multiple cell towers, diverse connection to the University of Missouri -St. Louis campus, diverse (two) river crossings as well as the robust security and superior construction. The conduit is encased in 10”steel all directionally bored. The system also boasts marked man holes ranging from 750 to 1000 feet apart throughout most of system. The manholes are strategically placed adjacent to various intersections so that connectivity can easily be achieved in any direction.

When asked why American Fiber Comm chose NEF as a company and the Asset Marketplace to gain more exposure and list its assets, CEO Tom Allen responded, “Michael Murphy and his team are very knowledgeable and trustworthy. They’re the right people for the job.”

Contact NEF at 877-DK-FIBER for more information on the St. Louis multi-duct system. See the NEF Asset Marketplace or learn more about listing or purchasing assets at http://www.NEFiber.com.

About NEF
NEF, Inc., is one of the nation’s top telecommunications consulting and procurement firms, offering a combined 60 years of industry experience and a proven methodology for providing its customers with the best networks, information and pricing available. NEF provides a broad spectrum of solutions from procurement of dark fiber networks and high bandwidth, fully managed optical services, to buying and selling entire assets through the Asset Marketplace. Through their many partners and carrier relationships, NEF designs custom connectivity solutions and provides access to nearly 200 fiber providers throughout the US and EU, 150,000 lit buildings and 1400+ data centers. For more information, visit http://www.NEFiber.com.

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