Monthly Archives: March 2014

RST Fiber of Shelby now reaches across NC with ultra-fast fiber
Charlotte Business Journal – March 11, 2014
RST Global, a plucky little fiber optics company in Shelby, has an important new partner and has activated a statewide ultra-fast data network. The new partner is Cisco Systems Inc., and the network is a 100-gigabit-per-second connection that company execs say will reach into rural North Carolina as well its cities. “Partnering with Cisco not only helps us close the ‘last mile,’ it provides the foundation...
RST Fiber lights up 100G-fiber backbone in N.C.
Communications, Engineering & Design Magazine – March 11, 2014
RST Fiber is laying claim to being the first privately-owned company in the nation to fire up a 100-gigabit backbone network using carrier-grade IPv6. The 3,100-mile underground network, which is supplemented by Wi-Fi, stretches across RST Fiber's home state of North Carolina. RST Fiber said the symmetrical broadband service would be offered to businesses and residential subscribers in...
High-speed fiber Internet could come to Raleigh in 60 days
Triangle Business Journal – March 11, 2014
Raleigh, get ready. Fiber Internet could be here in 60 days. That’s according to Dan Limerick, the CEO of Shelby-based RST Fiber, a company that has given North Carolina its designation as a "gigabit state.” I asked Limerick when that ultra high-speed connection would get here – and his answer will make you smile if you like fast internet. “We’re there now,”...