New York, March 05, 2021 – Sabey Data Centers announced today that Brooklyn Fiber, a New York independent broadband ISP, has renewed its license for a point of presence at Sabey’s New York data center, located at 375 Pearl Street in NYC.
Since 2016, Brooklyn Fiber has offered both wireline and point-to-point wireless broadband connectivity to its residential and business customers. In addition to having access to all of the carrier networks and Internet Exchanges at Sabey’s NY data center — a capability that was not available to Brooklyn Fiber during their start-up phase in Brooklyn – the ISP also transmits its service from a rooftop antenna array 550 feet above the streets of downtown Manhattan.
Brooklyn Fiber, with its disruptive urban business model, was the first to offer symmetrical gigabit service to small and medium sized businesses at affordable rates with no contract, no install fees, and no termination fees. The company now serves customers in Brooklyn’s Industry City, Gowanus, Red Hook, Greenpoint, Navy Yard, Dumbo, Army Terminal, Williamsburg and Downtown neighborhoods.
Robert Rockwood, President, Sabey Data Centers, said, “It is deeply rewarding to have an exclusive role in the growth of this entrepreneurial firm. In addition to providing service to underserved communities, Brooklyn Fiber has become a ‘go-to’ provider for special assignments such as serving as providing broadband, high-speed internet connectivity for the internationally sanctioned Formula E race in Brooklyn. Still, it remains true to its pledge to serve ‘ISP starved’ communities and smaller businesses.”
“Dan, Robert, and all the fine people at Sabey have been amazing partners throughout our license agreement,” said Eric Veksler, CEO of Brooklyn Fiber. “They have been professional and courteous with unrivaled systems and property anchored in the heart of downtown Manhattan. We look forward to many years of working with these top tier operators.”
Dan Meltzer, Managing Director, Sales, at Sabey Data Centers, said, “We are also seeing increased demand for point-to-point wireless transmission from our rooftop antenna array. Brooklyn Fiber is a pioneer in this niche, paving the way for other smaller ISPs to enter and serve the enormous New York City market.”
He added, “Point-to-point ISPs are taking full advantage of our nearly unobstructed location, providing line-of-sight, wireless data center access to the boroughs, the financial district, and midtown Manhattan.”
About Sabey Data Centers
Sabey Data Centers (SDC) provides many of the world’s foremost enterprises with data center infrastructure, which includes colocation data centers, powered shells, and build-to-suit data centers. Their award winning critical environment staff supports the continuous IT operations of organizations in a variety of verticals; including finance, technology, media, government, and healthcare. As one of the largest privately-held data center providers in the United States, SDC currently owns and operates more than 3.5 million square feet of mission critical space, supported by more than 205 MW — with additional growth underway. SDC focuses on providing its customers with cost savings by utilizing cooling innovations and renewable energy sources, peak levels of sustained uptime, and superior connectivity options.
About Brooklyn Fiber
Launched in 2011, Brooklyn Fiber is an independent internet service provider operating out of Red Hook, Brooklyn. From day one, their stated goal has been to provide business and residential consumers a choice when it comes to their broadband service provider. “We do not have install fees, termination fees, or ask their customers to sign a contract. We do not believe in bill creep or choking service around peak times on our network. We are, and will remain, net neutral.”