Verizon Wireless is leasing fiber to connect all of the company’s cell towers in Ontario County in order to provide more reliable cellular service to its customers in the region. “Verizon Wireless is pleased to partner with Axcess Ontario in this exciting public-private partnership,” said Marquett Smith, then-President of Verizon Wireless, Upstate New York Region. “As a result of this partnership, Verizon Wireless will be able to provide our customers with increased network reliability. In addition, the partnership will provide cost savings and efficiencies to us as a company—cost savings that, in turn, can be reinvested into future network enhancements throughout the region.”
Axcess Ontario is a is a not-for-profit development corporation created to develop and manage an open-access fiber-optic backbone initially in Ontario County.
Finger lakes regional telecommunications development corporation