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 is a subsidiary of Pittsburgh-based Duquesne Light Holdings. DQE is headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA is dedicated to the vitality of the regions and the businesses throughout our fiber optic network.

Businesses today need the fastest data speeds possible, the highest level of service reliability, and the most dependable support.

Discover the DQE difference

  • Customization
    DQE provides flexible, customized solutions for organizations of every size, providing unrestricted bandwidth 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 self-healing, fiber optic, ring-based 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, in-house Network Operations Center (NOC)

DQE presently operates throughout Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio.

Network Highlights

  • 3888 route miles
  • 2386 on-net buildings
  • 118 business parks
  • 16 data centers
  • Multiple hub sites
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