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Press Release -- May 17th, 2012
Source: Zayo Group

Zayo Expands Phoenix Network

LOUISVILLE, Colo.– May 17, 2012 – Zayo Group today announces it is expanding its fiber footprint in Phoenix, AZ. The expansion will increase the Phoenix network by 165 route miles,  a 60% increase over the existing network and 123 new towers. The build will provide presence to the Phoenix suburbs Peoria, El Mirage, Fountain Hills and Sun City.

With the expansion in Phoenix, along with other markets, Zayo’s tower footprint has over 900 towers under construction; currently the on-net tower footprint is 2,427 while offering more than 100G in overall bandwidth to its tenants. Though Zayo’s expansion was for a specific wireless customer, other customer verticals in the greater Phoenix metro area can benefit from scalable Bandwidth Infrastructure solutions enabled by this build.

“Individual towers are experiencing substantial bandwidth growth, driving the requirement for direct fiber access at these locations,” states Matt Erickson, President of Zayo Fiber Solutions. “Zayo’s network allows our wireless customers to cost effectively address their bandwidth needs.”

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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 approximately 45,000 route miles, covering 42 states plus Washington, D.C. Additionally, Zayo has approximately 5,200 buildings on-net, 440 Points-of-Presence (POPs), 2,300 cell towers on-net, and over 94,000 billable square feet of colocation space. In March 2012, Zayo announced its intent to acquire AboveNet, a leading provider of high bandwidth connectivity solutions.Zayo was recently named one of the Denver-area’s Fastest Growing Private Companies by the Denver Business Journal.


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