Cogent Communications Group, Inc.
| Nasdaq: CCOI
Similar to: Shaw Communications, Inc.
Cogent Communications Group, Inc. provides low-cost, high-speed Internet access and Internet Protocol communications services to small and medium-sized businesses, communications service providers, and other bandwidth-intensive organizations in North America, Europe, and Japan. It offers on-net services to bandwidth-intensive users, such as universities, other Internet service providers, telephone companies, cable television companies, and commercial content providers; and multi-tenant office buildings, including law firms, financial services firms, advertising and marketing firms, and other professional services businesses. The company also provides its on-net services in carrier-neutral co-location facilities, company controlled data centers, and single-tenant office buildings. It offers off-net services to businesses that are connected to its network primarily by means of last mile access service lines obtained from other carriers primarily in the form of point-to-point carrier Ethernet, TDM, POS, and/or SDH circuits. The company provides voice services; and Internet connectivity to customers that are not located in buildings directly connected to the company's network. Cogent Communications Group was founded by David Schaeffer in August 1999 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.