Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Wilcon Buys Freedom Dark Fiber Networks
Los Angeles-based fiber optic and data center infrastructure provider Wilcon announced today that it has acquired dark fiber provider Freedom Dark Fiber Networks. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced. Freedom Dark Fiber Networks is also based in Southern California, and is a provider of dark fiber in the region. Wilcon said the move wil lmake the combined company one of the largest fiber optic networks in SOuthern California, adding nearly 3,000 route miles and 1,000 enterprise buildings to its portfolio. Wilcon said its network now connects Los Angeles, Burbank, Pasadena, Santa Monica, Woodland Hills, Thousand Oaks, Santa Clarita, Long Beach, Irvine, Riverside, Carlsbad and San Diego. Wilcon said it was supported in the deal by Pamlico Capital; financial details of that backing was also not announced.