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AboveNet wins Gold at Considerate Contractor Awards Ceremony
November 15, 2011

AboveNet wins Gold at Considerate Contractor Awards Ceremony

LONDON, November 15th, 2011- AboveNet Communications, a leading provider of high bandwidth connectivity solutions today announced it won a gold award at the City of London's Considerate Contractor Scheme awards.

Pioneered by the city of London in 1987, The Considerate Contractor Scheme aims to encourage building and civil engineering contractors working in the City to carry out operations in a safe and considerate manner, with due regards to other users of the highway.

AboveNet won the gold award in the utilities category, making this the fifth consecutive year for this triumphant achievement. "This award is a true testament to the quality and professionalism with which AboveNet runs its construction projects. We are extremely pleased to be honoured in this category as it reflects the due diligence and pride our construction team takes in their work" said Leeland Pavey, Chief Operations Officer for AboveNet, Europe.

The code of good practice which all members are judged on and expected to abide by includes care, cleanliness, considerateness, co-cooperativeness and comments by members of the public.

"With London 2012 rapidly approaching, AboveNet recognises the challenges faced when constructing and takes every precaution to ensure customers and the public do not have additional obstructions to contend with" said Leeland Pavey.

Pavey concluded, "AboveNet prides itself on delivering seamless, high bandwidth solutions to businesses in and around London providing tailored services for critical business needs"

About AboveNet

AboveNet, Inc. is a leading provider of high bandwidth connectivity solutions for businesses and carriers. Its private optical network delivers key network and IP services in and between top U.S. and European markets. AboveNet's network is widely used in demanding markets such as financial and legal services, media, health care, retail and government. More information is available at

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Melissa Miller
AboveNet Public Relations UK
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