PS Lightwave, a leading provider of fiber-based, bandwidth infrastructure solutions, and colocation, connectivity and voice services, is celebrating a significant 10-year milestone and a successful transition from an emerging startup to an established industry leader with a strong history of successful project completion.
Since its inception in 2010, PS Lightwave has focused on exceptional customer service and innovative solutions for their customers with countless achievements and accomplishments as a company. Their defined marketing plans along with goals to enhance the company infrastructure solidifies and energizes the Company for future growth.
Reflecting on their 10 years in business CEO and founder Rhonda Cook said, “We are so grateful for our customers, our PS Lightwave team and all of those who have supported us to reach this significant milestone, and I want to express my personal appreciation. It hasn’t always been easy, but the commitment and dedication of our entire team is the cornerstone of our growth and success. It also means that our clients and employees believe that the work we do is valuable, and we are excited to successfully move forward into the next decade.”
John Lambert, PS Lightwave’s President said, “I am proud of what we have accomplished over the last decade and the significance of this milestone validates our business model. We have been very fortunate to develop a talented team, along with the support of our customers who have been instrumental in our success. I am very optimistic about the future of PS Lightwave.”
Marc Krasney VP stated, “We have all been looking forward to this celebration and were excited to have our customers as well as our team take part! As a long-time member of the PS Lightwave team, this is an extraordinary company to work for and we have a lot of depth within each of our areas – meaning our team is as redundant as our network. This gives our customers a lot of confidence in the work that we do.”
– Cupcakes and t-shirts for employees, games, and a new company video
highlighted the anniversary celebration activities. –
After reviewing the PS Lightwave’s successful 10 years in business, the team decided that the ‘Top 10’achievements and accomplishments over the last decade include:
- Began construction of fiber network in 2011
- Built first major cellular backhaul network for national carrier 2011 – 2012
- Certified as a “Hire Houston First’ Program in 2011, followed by; Texas Historically Underutilized Business (HUB); Woman-Owned Business (WBENC); Competitive Local Exchange Carrier (PUC), General Services Administration (GSA)
- Won bid and built managed network for City of Houston 2012
- Designed and Installed a 10G Carrier grade core network in 2013
- Installed DWDM 100G 2-Point Ring for CyFair ISD in 2015
- Won Houston Chronicle Top Workplace Award 2015, 2016, 2019
- Created a New Aggregation Hub on a DWDM 100G Ring in 2016
- Added over 3,800 linear miles of fiber through two acquisitions in 2016
- IP Global Acquisition, including purchase of data center facilities in 2020
Great connections do happen here!
From left Johnny Lambert President; Rhonda Cook CEO; and Marc Krasney VP wearing the PS Lightwave 10-year Anniversary shirts.
ABOUT PS LIGHTWAVE
PS Lightwave, a leading fiber-based, bandwidth infrastructure provider headquartered in Houston, Texas, owns one of the nation’s largest private fiber-optic Metropolitan Area Networks (MANs). The facilities-based fiber-optic network spans approximately 5,500 route miles, features over 1,600 on-net locations and delivers managed Multi-Gigabit Ethernet business services, Internet Access, Dark Fiber, Voice over IP (VoIP), and services to carrier, enterprise, cities, municipalities and educational institutions throughout the Greater Houston Metropolitan area. PS LIGHTWAVE’s switched Layer 2 infrastructure is backed by 24/7/365 Network Operations Center (NOC) support and connects 50+ fault-tolerant multi-gigabit Ethernet rings for added redundancy, security, high availability and low latency.
PS LIGHTWAVE is a certified Women’s Business Enterprise (WBENC) and was named one of Houston’s Top 100 Workplaces in 2015, 2016 and 2019. They are also a HCDE Choice partner with the Choice Partner Cooperative, HUB certified, and hold a GSA certificate to provide services to government organizations.
At PS LIGHTWAVE, Great Connections Happen Here™.
To learn more about PS LIGHTWAVE, visit www.pslightwave.com