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Rhonda Cook
Rhonda Cook

July 28, 2010

PS Lightwave Formed

July 28, 2010

2011 Highlights

  • Began 1st Construction of PS Lightwave Owned Fiber
  • Certified as a Hire Houston First Local Business by the City of Houston.
  • Major Telecom Contract Signed to Construct, Provision, & Support of 178 Cell Sites
  • Purchased Ciena Optical Platform to Build Carrier Grade Optical Network
  • Installed 8 DWDM ROADM Core Nodes
2011 Highlights

2012 Highlights

Won 1st Bid with City of Houston to Build Managed Fiber Network

2012 Highlights

2013 Highlights

  • Designed & Installed 10G Carrier Grade Core Network
  • Connected EdgeConneX Data Center
2013 Highlights

2014 Highlights

PUC SPCOA Certification   •

Certified as Woman-Owned  •
Business  (WBENC)     

2014 Highlights

2015 Highlights

  • 2nd Major Telecom Company Agreement Signed
  • Spring Branch ISD Fiber Network Connectivity Contract Signed
  • Connected Quasar Data Center
  • 100G DWDM Ring for Cy-Fair ISD
  • Named Top Workplace by Houston Chronicle for 2015
2015 Highlights

2016 Highlights

Connected CyrusOne Data Center (now DataBank) •

Obtained GSA Certification Schedule  •

Purchased Construction, Inventory, & Disaster    
Recovery Site in NW Houston •

Spring Branch ISD 60G ring to Primewest Data Center  •

First 100G ring in the Core (DWDM) – 100G MOTR (10x10G)  •

Net Neutrality Data Center  •

3,200 Miles of Fiber Routes Acquired Through Purchase  •

Developed LITE OSS for Telecom Project  •
Management & Construction     

Named Top Workplace by Houston Chronicle for 2016  •

Acquisition of Additional 550 Miles of Fiber Routes  •

2016 Highlights

2017 Highlights

  • Internet Provider for 51st Super Bowl at NRG
  • First Houston ISD Contract Signed
  • Kept NOC & Network Running 24×7 During Hurricane Harvey
  • Completed Fort Bend ISD
2017 Highlights

2018 Highlights

Joined Ft. Bend Chamber of Commerce  •

Increased Staff Coverage to Provide•
24x7x365 restoration crews      

Joined Houston West Chamber of Commerce  •

Connected TRG Data Center  •

Public Cloud Access to  •
Amazon Web Services (AWS)     

Connected Skybox Data Centers   •

Network 2.0 Completed; 100G   •
Core Ring Ready for Customers      

Extends Presence at The Bunker Data Center  •

Connected Equinix Data Center  •

2018 Highlights

2019 Highlights

  • Connected Sungard Data Center
  • Named Top Workplace by Houston Chronicle for 2019

2019 Highlights

2020 Highlights

Acquisition of IP Global, Including  •
Purchase of Data Center Facilities      

Acquisition of VirtualTone  •

Joined Greater Houston  Partnership  •

10-Year Anniversary  •

New Core Node Established  •

Named Top Workplace by Houston Chronicle for 2020  •

2020 Highlights

2021 Highlights

  • Constructed Fiber WAN Network for New Caney ISD
  • Completed New Data Hall 2 at PS Lightwave’s LightHouse Data Center
2021 Highlights

2022 Highlights

Began serving newly opened HQ site for one of the top 3  •
largest oil and gas production companies located in Spring, TX,       housing majority of U.S. employees and highest-ranking      
executives, with multiple layers of diverse paths & redundancy,      
including offsite data center connectivity with opportunities        for additional growth of services and sites      

Expanded to Waller and Wharton counties to raising the total  •
number of counties served in the Greater Houston Area to 9     

Developed and implemented dashboards for NOC &  •
Operations providing more efficiency and access to relevant     
data through internal automation development     

2022 Highlights

2023 Highlights

  • Began turning up cellular tower sites for new customer
  • rought on as a member Partner Provider with Sandler Partners. Gaining visibility to the over 200 telecom, cloud, and data partners located throughout the U.S. results in expanding our visibility 
2023 Highlights