Press Release

Silica Networks concluded the stage of network deployment on the San Martín Railway route

Bnamericas Published: Thursday, September 15, 2022

Silica Networks press release

This is an automated translation of the original press release issued in Spanish

Buenos Aires, September 2022. Silica Networks, a DATCO Group company dedicated to the provision of infrastructure, maintenance and connectivity and transport services over fiber optics, reported the completion of the first stage of network deployment along the route of the General San Martín Railway, completing the line between the stations Manzanares (km 64.8), Pilar (km 55.4), Villa Astolfi (km 52.35), Presidente Derqui (km 48.6), José C. Paz (km 40), San Miguel (km 35.5), Muñiz (km 34.3) and Tte. Gral. Richieri (km 32.1), also known as Bella Vista.

The laying began in the town of Manzanares since the network connects there with the fiber optic backbone that crosses from Buenos Aires to Santiago de Chile. In the coming weeks, the infrastructure work will advance through the stations of William C. Morris (km 29), Hurlingham (km 26.4), El Palomar (km 22.6), Santos Lugares (km 17.6), Devoto (km 15), Villa del Park (km 13.3) and La Paternal (km 10.7).

This new network layout, in addition to crossing various towns and neighborhoods of the province and the city of Buenos Aires, will reach Retiro and, from there, to Constitución to connect with the Silica Networks Fiber Optic network that continues along the Roca Railroad track. to the Abasto neighborhood, generating a redundant road, and ensuring the connectivity of the city at all times.

This Silica Networks initiative, implemented within the framework of the opening of the Trenes Argentinos Infraestructura administration so that telecommunications operators can make their fiber lines, allows the strategic role of railway lines to be valued to house the critical infrastructure of the knowledge society.

Recently, the Ministry of Transport of the Nation presented the modernization project for the San Martín line, Retiro-Pilar branch, and opened a public consultation instance on the works plan that will benefit more than 2.6 million people, which can consult at:

About Silica Networks

Silica Networks is a Datco Group company that provides infrastructure, maintenance and connectivity and transport services over fiber optics, linking the main cities of Argentina, Chile and Brazil.

Its fiber ring of more than 14,000 km connects with the transatlantic cables on both sides of the continent, linking the Pacific Ocean with the Atlantic, ensuring connectivity to and from any point in the globe through redundant paths that ensure high availability and low latency. .

Silica Networks offers voice, transport and data communications services through SDH, MPLS and IP technologies to the main telecommunications operators in the region, the large cloud technology vendors and the CDNs of the largest global content providers, as well as ISPs, cable operators and cooperatives in Latin America.

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