Zayo Launches SD-WAN Offering

Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. today launched its Zayo SD-WAN solution, an integrated extension of Zayo’s fiber-based IP/MPLS backbone offerings designed to make enterprises’ networks easier to manage, improve performance and enhance reliability. In today’s IT environment, enterprises need to accommodate a growing number of users...Learn More

Zayo Spread Networks $127 Million Acquisition Includes Low-Latency Routes

A planned  $127 million Zayo Spread Networks acquisition, announced today, will bring Spread Networks’ low-latency assets into the Zayo gold. In the press release announcing the all-cash deal to purchase the privately-owned telecommunications firm, Zayo said that the acquisition will provide Zayo’s customers with the...Learn More

Major Carrier Selects Zayo for Small Cell Densification

October 12, 2017 — BOULDER, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A major wireless carrier has selected Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) for deployment of more than 500 small cell sites in two major metro areas. The multimillion-dollar agreement includes small cell siting, placement and installation, part of Zayo’s portfolio...Learn More

Zayo Acquires Data Center in Colorado

BOULDER, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) has purchased a colocation facility located at 7579 W 103rd Avenue in Westminster, Colorado. The acquisition is driven by strong customer demand in the area, specifically along a high-tech corridor located between Boulder and Denver and the underserved Northwest Corridor. The...Learn More

Large Data Center Provider Selects Zayo for Dark Fiber

June 16, 2017 — BOULDER, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) has been selected by a large data center provider for dark fiber to connect its East Coast data centers. The solution includes primary and diverse routes in New York and New Jersey, providing...Learn More

Zayo Acquires Two Southern California Data Centers

BOULDER, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) completed the $12 million acquisition of KIO Networks’ San Diego data centers. The two data centers, located at 12270 World Trade Drive and 9606 Aero Drive, total more than 100,000 square feet of space and 2...Learn More

Zayo Achieves MEF Carrier Ethernet 2.0 Certification

BOULDER, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) today announced it has achieved Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification from the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF), the global body that oversees standards for carrier grade, interoperable Ethernet. The certification strengthens Zayo’s ability to deliver standards-based local, national...Learn More

Zayo Selected by Wireless Carrier for Small Cell Solution

BOULDER, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– A major wireless carrier has selected Zayo for a small cell solution to densify its network in Napa Valley, California. The solution will consist of 23 new route miles of network that will connect more than 50 new small cell sites. Napa...Learn More

Zayo CEO Dan Caruso Outlines Zayo Strategy, Likes Position of Independent Widespread Fiber Provider

Zayo sees itself as the “only independent fiber provider across broad geographies” in the U.S., noted the company CEO Dan Caruso at an investor conference yesterday. That position, he said, will serve Zayo well as more and more fiber opportunities materialize. “The one thing that...Learn More

Zayo Helps Fans Stay Connected at Super Bowl 51

BOULDER, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Two wireless carriers selected Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (Zayo) to add wireless capacity in Houston for Super Bowl 51. Zayo completed installation of more than 120 small cell sites, including locations around key venues like NRG Stadium and Discovery Green Park, ahead...Learn More

2016: A Big Year for Telecom M&A

The past year was a big one for telecom M&A. Telecompetitor covered more than two dozen mergers and acquisitions in 2016 and they involved numerous facets of the industry. Here’s a summary of key trends and how they are reshaping the communications service provider playing...Learn More

Enterprise, Fiber Network Consolidation Continues with Zayo Acquisition of Electric Lightwave

Another day, another fiber network consolidation example, with news today that Zayo intends to acquire Electric Lightwave (formerly Integra) for $1.42 billion. The transaction highlights accelerating M&A activity in the regional fiber and enterprise markets, with several significant transactions announced recently, among many smaller deals....Learn More

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