About Us

A Pittsburgh-based partner for your business, offering a level of network service and support that’s unequaled by any other provider.

A Pittsburgh company

Established in 1997, DQE Communications has been one of the leading regional providers of high-speed, data networking for businesses and carriers. DQE is headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA and is a subsidiary of Pittsburgh-based Duquesne Light Holdings.

Businesses today need the fastest data speeds possible, the highest level of service reliability, and the most dependable support. DQE is dedicated to the vitality of the regions as well as the businesses throughout our fiber optic network. DQE is your partner, your solution.

Discover the DQE difference

  • Customization
    DQE provides flexible, customized solutions for organizations of every size, bandwidth needs and scalability.
  • Speed
    With DQE, you get networking at the highest committed speeds with unrestricted symmetrical upload/download speeds from 10 Mbps to 100 Gbps.
  • Reliability
    DQE’s dual core, ring architecture offers superior redundancy; in the event of a fiber cut, the network automatically detects and redirects to maintain continuous service.
  • Support
    DQE provides 24x7x365 Network monitoring and local support.

DQE presently operates in Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio.

Network Highlights

  • 3965 route miles
  • 2411 on-net buildings
  • 118 business parks
  • 17 data centers
  • Multiple hub sites
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