Global Capacity Named 2013 Pipeline Innovation Award Finalist


One Marketplace in the Running for Coveted 2013 COMET Innovation in Networking Award

Chicago, IL, USA, May 9, 2013Global Capacity, the leading network connectivity company, today announces it has been selected as one of two finalists in the ‘Innovation in Networking’ category of Pipeline Magazine’s 2013 Communications and Entertainment Technology (COMET) Innovation Awards.

Global Capacity’s One Marketplace was selected for its ability to automate the off-net access network pricing, procurement and delivery process and provide ubiquitous reach and connectivity to end customers in an efficient and cost-effective manner. The platform enables seamless access to a wide variety of networks, ranging from large national networks to regional and local or metro networks, while simultaneously offering the flexibility to procure both Ethernet and TDM-based access services over one Ethernet interconnection.

Each year, Pipeline, the world’s leading communications and entertainment technology magazine, recognizes prominent industry innovators among fourteen distinct categories at the COMET Innovation Awards.  Pipeline distinguishes industry-leading technologies that drive advancement in network management, speed, security, capacity, coverage, reliability, and more.  Entries are judged by an esteemed panel of key industry executives from top service providers, as well as influential analysts, and members of Pipeline’s editorial team.

“Global Capacity is honored to be recognized among leading carriers and service providers for Pipeline’s 2013 Innovation Awards,” says Jack Lodge, President of Global Capacity.  “Global Capacity’s ability to enable service providers to extend the reach of their existing network footprint, simplify the way they design, price, order, provision and manage off-net services, and deliver a superior customer experience are the primary reasons our customers choose to participate in One Marketplace.”

Award winners will be selected at the 2013 Innovation Awards reception, held at the Les Salons de La Rotondre Lenôtre in Nice, France on May 13, 2013

To learn more about Global Capacity’s One Marketplace, visit

For more information about Pipeline Magazine’s 2013 COMET Innovation Awards, visit

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About Global Capacity
Global Capacity is a network connectivity company that improves the efficiency and reduces the cost of buying access networks globally.  Through its One Marketplace, the company brings together customers and suppliers in an automated platform that provides ubiquitous access network solutions.  Global Capacity delivers its innovative solutions to telecommunication carriers, managed service providers, system integrators, and large enterprise customers globally.  Additional information can be found at or by following Global Capacity on Twitter and LinkedIn.


Ilissa Miller
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