CFN Buys Microwave Network to Enter Chicago-NY RF Data Fray


The radio frequency network, dubbed UltraFast Market Data, carries equities, energy, currency and fixed income futures data from CME to datacenters in the New York and New Jersey metro area─and from there onwards to any datacenter where the vendor's fiber network and Alpha Platform hosted trading infrastructure are deployed─and is a result of CFN acquiring an existing microwave network in July from an unnamed high-frequency trading firm that originally built its own microwave network as a

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