COMLINK Expands Network Presence in Greater Detroit Region

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Acquisition of Fiber Network from Michigan Lightwave, a Telecommunications Provider in Macomb County, Grows Services Provider’s Network to More Than 800 Total Route Miles in Region

The purchase is also part of COMLINK’s commitment to growing jobs and the economy of the State of Michigan.

Broadband, datacenter, and cloud services communications provider COMLINK announced today that it has acquired the fiber network assets of Michigan Lightwave, which provided fiber and telecommunications service throughout Macomb County. COMLINK will add 350+ miles of network to its already expansive 800-mile fiber network that serves business customers in the Greater Detroit region, and the more than 5,500-mile network throughout the State of Michigan.

The Macomb County network was originally built to provide high-speed connectivity among all the schools, ISD, city and county buildings within the county. COMLINK will continue to support the needs of the schools, cities, and county, as well as other customers throughout the region and the state.

“The addition of the facilities in Macomb County will significantly enhance COMLINK’s ability to serve business customers in the Macomb County region and throughout the Greater Detroit region,” said Barry Raterink, Vice President of Business Development of COMLINK. “The purchase is also part of COMLINK’s commitment to growing jobs and the economy of the State of Michigan.”

COMLINK’s acquisition of the Macomb fiber network complements the service provider’s strategy of providing broad range of business connectivity solutions powered by an expansive five-state, fiber network and state-of-the-art datacenters. To learn more about COMLINK’s services call (855) 410-5750, email info(at)comlink(dot)net or visit

With DATACENTERS that host clients residing in over 100 countries, COMLINK is a leading provider of CLOUD SERVICES, dedicated and virtual private servers, storage, and colocation all CONNECTED over a private, protected Ethernet backbone with bandwidths up to 100Gb. Using our private fiber network and multiple certified datacenters (HIPAA, SSAE 16, PCI) strategically located, COMLINK can provide your business with redundant (Hot) servers, granular backup and restore capabilities, and a true disaster recovery and business continuity plan.

COMLINK’s rapidly expanding fiber optic network is headquartered in Michigan and extends throughout the Midwest; with over 5,500 miles of fiber and metro rings extending throughout the areas major markets. COMLINK’s Network Management Center is manned 24X7x365 to ensure the security of our network, the reliability of our services, and satisfaction for our clients. COMLINK also provides leading edge services such as Optical Wave, Ethernet, DS1, DS3, OCx, and DSL. COMLINK offers the premier neutral Access and Local Tandem in Michigan. In addition COMLINK offers an array of Voice services; PRI, SIP, Long Distance, Conferencing and Hosted VoIP.

To learn more about COMLINK call (517) 664-1900, e-mail info(at)comlink(dot)net or visit

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Media Contact: Rebecca Girard rgirard(at)comlink(dot)net

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