Build Establishes Zayo’s Presence in a New Market and Enhances Data Center Connectivity
LOUISVILLE, CO–(Marketwire – May 10, 2012) – Zayo Group announces today that it will be expanding its fiber network into Richmond, VA. The build of 60 miles will mark Zayo’s initial Dark Fiber presence in Richmond. The project is slated for completion in the third quarter of 2012.
Once complete, the 60-mile build will consist of a metro ring through the southeast portion of the Richmond Central Business District (CBD) and a larger ring with connectivity up to Henrico and Laurel. Alongside the new fiber build, Zayo will now have diverse access into a large data center campus in Richmond.
“This build will be Zayo’s 3rd new market of the year and will provide connectivity into a key data center in the Richmond area,” states Matt Erickson, President of Zayo Fiber Solutions.
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About Zayo Group
Based in Louisville, Colo., privately owned Zayo Group (www.zayo.com) 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.