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Press Release -- August 23rd, 2011
Source: Zayo Group
Tags: Colocation, Consolidation

Zayo Leaders to Speak at COMPTEL Plus Fall 2011 Convention & Expo in Orlando

LOUISVILLE, Colo.– August 23, 2011Zayo, a provider of bandwidth infrastructure solutions and carrier-neutral colocation facilities, announced today three of its executives will be presenting at the COMPTEL PLUS Fall 2011 Convention & EXPO being held at the Gaylord Palms Hotel and Convention Center in Orlando, Florida October 2-5, 2011.  COMPTEL PLUS is an industry event for communications companies, hosted by the trade association COMPTEL.   

Founder and CEO of Zayo Group, Dan Caruso, will be speaking on the evolution of the fiber sector, alternative strategic approaches, the impact of industry consolidation and what the future holds. The session is titled “Fiber: A Sector Evolves” and will be held Monday, October 3, 2011 from 1:30 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.

Additionally, Zayo leaders will be participating on two other panels at COMPTEL PLUS:

Tuesday, October 4, 2011, from 9:20 a.m. to 10:20 a.m.

“New Backhaul Opportunities for Alternative Access Vendors (AAVs)”

David Howson, President of Zayo Bandwidth

Tuesday, October 4, 2011, from 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

“Data Center Build vs. Buy Model: What are the Advantages and Disadvantages?”

Steve Finnerty, Vice President of zColo

In addition to presenting at the sessions, members of Zayo’s management team will be attending this popular industry event to meet with key customers and technology partners.

For more information about the COMPTEL PLUS Fall 2011 Convention & EXPO or to register for the full show, visit

About Zayo Group

Based in Louisville, Colo., privately owned Zayo Group ( is a national provider of fiber-based bandwidth infrastructure and network-neutral colocation and interconnection services. Zayo supports enterprise and regional businesses, as well as federal, state and local government agencies that require lit and dark fiber services, as well as carrier neutral colocation. Zayo provides these services over regional, metro and fiber-to-the-tower networks. Zayo was recently named one of the Denver-areas Fastest Growing Private Companies by the Denver Business Journal, was ranked #23 on the ColoradoBiz Top 250 Private Companies in Colorado and its President and CEO, Dan Caruso, was recently named one of the “Eleven Colorado business people to watch in 2011” by the Denver Post.


The COMPTEL PLUS Convention & EXPO is the preeminent networking event for innovative communications companies and their supplier partners. Held twice a year, COMPTEL PLUS attracted almost 200 exhibitors and more than 3,700 attendees to our 2010 events. COMPTEL PLUS provides you with the opportunity to learn about new products, services and industry trends; meet potential customers and do business. In addition, COMPTEL PLUS offers comprehensive educational programming led by experienced industry speakers. COMPTEL PLUS is produced by COMPTEL (, the leading industry association representing competitive communications service providers and their supplier partners. Follow us at or on Twitter at @comptelplus.


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