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Press Release -- August 26th, 2010
Source: Zayo Group
Tags: Colocation, Consolidation, Construction, M&A, Merger

Zayo Leaders to Join Panel at COMPTEL PLUS Fall 2010 Convention & Expo in Dallas


(Louisville, CO) – August 26, 2010 –Zayo Bandwidth, a regional provider of fiber based bandwidth infrastructure and carrier neutral colocation services, announced today that two of its executives will be presenting at the COMPTEL PLUS Fall Convention & Expo being held at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center from September 12th – 15th in Dallas, Texas.

Co-Founder of Zayo Group and President and COO of Zayo Bandwidth, John Scarano, will be offering the buy-side perspective on a mergers and acquisitions panel entitled, “M&A: Is the climate right for consolidation?”, to be held on Monday, September 13, 2010 from 1:30 – 2:15 p.m.  Immediately following, from 2:30-3:15, Zayo Bandwidth’s Vice President of Sales & Business Development, Chris Murphy will be participate in a panel entitled, “Bandwidth Challenges:  How service providers meet their customers’ increasing demands”.

“Zayo has acquired 14 companies (soon to be 15 with the pending close of AFS) in just 3 years.  During this same period, we have nearly doubled our lit building footprint via construction versus the total acquired via M&A activity,” highlighted Mr. Scarano.  “We look forward to discussing the M&A process from all angles with our colleagues.”

“Bandwidth providers are challenged by their customers to provide scalable, cost-effective solutions that are backed by operational excellence,” said Mr. Murphy.  “Zayo Bandwidth’s approach has been to leverage and expand our network in support of specific market segments including, carriers, wireless service providers and bandwidth intensive companies.  We look forward to a constructive discussion surrounding varying industry requirements and strategies.”

Additional key management from Zayo will be attending COMPTEL and will be available for meetings in the Zayo Bandwidth suite #8125.

About Zayo Bandwidth
Zayo Bandwidth, a wholly owned subsidiary of Zayo Group, owns and operates fiber optic networks totaling over 21,000 fiber route miles.  Zayo Bandwidth ( offers services in 144 markets spanning 28 states.  Zayo Bandwidth’s mission is to provide responsive bandwidth infrastructure solutions and a strong and growing network.


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