Monthly Archives: October 2012

How RST Global is building an underground fiber network at half the cost
GigaOm - October 26, 2012
Fiber network are costly, in part because digging trenches to lay the conduit are so expensive. Stringing fiber along telephone poles is cheaper, but has its own issues. A new company claims its drill digs a fiber trench for the cost of an aerial deployment.
Fiber-to-the-home has come to Shelby, North Carolina, in the form of a new network from RST...
Broad band of possibilities
Shelby Star (Online) - October 19, 2012
Company’s new fiber network promises to connect residents, businesses to world
High-definition movie downloads in 15 seconds. Crisp television, phone and gaming services. A speedy Internet connection that opens new teleconferencing opportunities for schools, medical facilities and other businesses. A relatively new Cleveland County company promises all of those things and more by connecting the county to the world through a fiber optic...
RST Global plans Carolinas fiber network
Charlotte Business Journal (online) - October 2, 2012
RST Global Communications of Shelby is building a fiber-to-the-home system that is entirely financed by private money. The goal is to bring super-fast Internet service to homes, universities and businesses from Greensboro to Clemson, S.C., says Dan Limerick, president of RST. Bringing service to the N.C. Data Center Corridor first attracted the company to the area west of Charlotte, he...