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Press Release -- January 26th, 2012
Source: Zayo Group

Zayo Expands ExteNet Systems’ Open Distributed Network

LOUISVILLE, Colo.– January 26, 2012 – Zayo Group announces it will add dark fiber to ExteNet Systems Inc.’s open network for a Distributed Network solution. ExteNet designs, builds, owns and operates outdoor and indoor wireless networks for wireless service providers, government agencies, and transportation corridors throughout North America. Zayo will provide a metro dark fiber network in and around Indianapolis.

ExteNet plans on leveraging Zayo’s fiber assets to meet its wireless carrier customers’ increasing bandwidth demand. The extended dark fiber access prepares ExteNet and its clients for future network growth.  This expansion will also support bandwidth demands anticipated in Indianapolis for upcoming sporting events.

“ExteNet’s open distributed networks provide wireless coverage to multiple wireless carriers and enables us to accommodate technology changes and growth.” says Ross Manire, CEO of ExteNet.

“Zayo’s concentrated metro fiber network within Indiana offers capacity and diversity for service providers like ExteNet,” states Steve Williams, Vice President and General Manager of Zayo’s Central Region.

For more information on Zayo, 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 serves wireline and wireless carriers, data centers, Internet content and services companies, high bandwidth enterprises as well as federal, state and local government agencies. Zayo provides these services over regional, metro and fiber-to-the-tower networks. Zayo’s network assets include 44,000 route miles, covering 39 states plus Washington D.C. Additionally, Zayo has 4,500 buildings on-net, 450 Points-of-Presence (POPs), 2,100 cell towers on-net, and over 200,000 square feet of colocation space. Zayo was recently named one of the Denver-areas Fastest Growing Private Companies by the Denver Business Journal.

About ExteNet Systems

ExteNet Systems, Inc. designs, builds, owns, monitors and maintains open distributed networks for use by wireless carriers. ExteNet’s networks feature distributed antenna systems (DAS) that enhance coverage and capacity for superior wireless services in both outdoor and indoor spaces. ExteNet provides indoor distributed network solutions designed to improve wireless services in a number of specific environments including commercial real estate, government agencies, healthcare, higher education, hospitality and sports and entertainment.

ExteNet ranked 5th on the Wall Street Journal’s “Next Big Thing” list of the top 50 venture-backed companies in 2011. The company’s executive offices are located in suburban Chicago’s I-88 high-tech corridor. For more information, visit, email or call 630-505-3800.

“ExteNet” and “iDuct” are registered trademarks of ExteNet Systems, Inc. and its affiliates.

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