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July 09, 2020 — BOULDER, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Zayo Group Holdings today announced it has again been selected as an Authorized Quilt Provider (AQP) for IP services for The Quilt, a national coalition of advanced regional networks for research and education.

As an AQP, Zayo will continue to provide IP solutions to Quilt members, including 40 regional networks, 900 universities and thousands of other educational and community anchor institutions across the U.S.

Zayo delivers internet services over its Tier 1 IP backbone and dense metro footprint. The company currently provides connectivity to approximately 8,000 schools, district offices and libraries, reaching more than 4 million students. Zayo has more than 14 TB of peering capacity and is a Center for Internet Applied Data Analysis (Caida) AS Top 10 provider, based on the ability to reach other internet providers via settlement-free peering.

“As curriculum, classes and research collaboration increasingly move online, high-quality, reliable internet has never been more important,” said Patton Lochridge, Zayo senior vice president. “We look forward to continuing our partnership with the Quilt Coalition to advance research and education networks across the country.”

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