Media Timeline

June 13, 2014

June Conference Update

McKay Brothers had a busy two weeks on the road.  June 4-6, 2014 we exhibited at the The Trading Show Chicago at Navy Pier. Stephane Tyc presented on Microwave Lines: Review of the Developments. Watch Stephane Tyc’s presentation from the show here. June 10-11, 2014 we traveled to London to exhibit at FIA Europe IDX. Stephane, spoke on the Future Directions in Automated Markets panel. The McKay Brothers booth at the Trading Show Chicago 2014 […]
March 2, 2014

McKay Brothers Delivers Status Update on 2014 US Microwave Roadmap

Aurora-Secaucus latency down to 8.15 ms, Aurora-Carteret down to 8.12 ms; New POPs in Piscataway and Cermak; 1 Mbps service to best all rivals in production; Improved connectivity in Aurora data center OAKLAND, Calif., March 3, 2014/PRNewswire / McKay Brothers, LLC, a leading provider of specialty microwave telecom services delivers a progress report on its 2014 US Microwave Roadmap. The company is reporting, as promised, even lower latencies on its signature Illinois-New Jersey routes, already […]
March 1, 2014

The Great Fed Robbery – The Trading Show New York 2013

The Great Fed Robbery –  The Trading Show New York  2013 Presented by:  Stephane Tyc
February 6, 2014

Options Expands Their Low Latency Offering, Adds Quincy Extreme Data To The Firm’s Electronic Trading Platform

28 January 2014 Quincy Data’s solution will be available to Options customers via the IaaS provider’s Velocity platform New York – January 28, 2014 – Options, the leading private financial cloud provider for the global capital markets industry, today announced the availability of Quincy Data LLC’s Quincy Extreme Data (“QED”) service, enabling the managed service provider to offer data at the lowest known latencies to customers trading across markets in Equinix NY4 and the CME. Quincy Data is […]
November 25, 2013

McKay Brothers Releases 2014 US Microwave Roadmap

First half 2014: Aurora-Secaucus in 8.12 milliseconds, Aurora-Carteret in 8.05 milliseconds; triple private line capacity IL-NJ; further enhanced reliability; more POPs; introducing long haul 1Mbps service OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — McKay Brothers, LLC, a leading provider of specialty microwave telecom services, lowered its Illinois-New Jersey latency again this week as the company also released its 2014 plans. McKay’s product roadmap includes a design to reduce latency substantially in the coming months. The company […]
November 20, 2013

Transmitting Data via Microwave – The Trading Show 2013

Transmitting Data via Microwave – The Trading Show 2013 Presented by Stephane Tyc
November 5, 2013

McKay in the News

Latency on McKay Brothers IL-NJ Colo Route Approaches Speed of Light Wall Street & Technology Aviat Networks Deploys Eclipse Adaptive Intelligent Repeater for Low Latency Networks Market Watch McKay Brothers Plan Additional Microwave Links ‘Democratizing’ Low Latency Markets Media Raging Bulls: How Wall Street Got Addicted to Light-Speed Trading Wired The Microsecond Market IEEE Spectrum Wall Street gains an edge by trading over microwaves GigaOM Aviat Networks’ Ultra Low-Latency Microwave Accelerates High-Frequency Trading Aviat Networks Press Release Wireless Startup Says It Will […]
November 3, 2013

Interesting Reports

Adding Transparency to the Microwave Decision Caroline Hornby The $300m cable that will save traders milliseconds The Telegraph On Your Mark, Get Set… The Wall Street Journal TABB Says Long-Distance, Low-Latency Networking Increasingly Critical To Trading TABB Group, by kevinonthestreet
July 22, 2013

‘Democratizing’ Low Latency 

Banks ‘Democratizing’ Low Latency Markets Media 07.22.2013 By Terry Flanagan While technology has enabled trade latency to near zero, not all market participants have the opportunity to achieve the fastest possible order and data transmission. The owners of Quincy Data and its co-owned, separately run network company McKay Brothers hope to level the playing field. “Trying to bring a technology that only the best proprietary-trading firms have to firms that execute on behalf of clients […]
April 23, 2013

McKay Brothers Opens Another Route with Best Known Latency: Aurora-Cermak Service Clocks in at 370 Microseconds

OAKLAND, CA, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — McKay Brothers, LLC today announces another expansion of its extremely low latency communication network: again breaking known speed records. The private line service connects exchange datacenters in Aurora, IL and 350 E. Cermak Rd. in downtown Chicago in 370 microseconds round trip time from rack to rack. The Aurora-Cermak route complements McKay’s wireless service along the important Aurora-NJ corridor, where McKay recently extended its latency advantage with 8.25 […]