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Press Release -- December 11th, 2012
Source: Zayo Group

Zayo Announces 100G National Network Expansion

LOUISVILLE, Colo. – December 11, 2012 – Zayo Group announces its implementation of 100G wavelength services across major markets in the US. The 100G wavelength platform is already operational in some locations and will continue to be deployed during the rest of 2012 and into the first half of 2013.

By upgrading long-haul and metro market networks, Zayo can provide native 100G wavelength connectivity to key traffic aggregation points and IP nodes throughout the U.S. The 100G expansion will allow Zayo’s customers cost efficient, high bandwidth services between major US markets. 100G wavelength services enable customers to meet the growing bandwidth needs and provide operational and cost efficiencies over previous platforms.

“Zayo is a focused Bandwidth Infrastructure provider and upgrading along key routes to 100G technology is the next step in providing customers with the latest high Bandwidth technology.” says Zach Nebergall of Zayo’s wavelength product group. “Additionally, the Zayo national network provides unique route options which enable our customers to take advantage of fiber path diversity between these core traffic aggregation locations.”

The Zayo deployments include the latest coherent optical technology as well as the ability to scale bandwidth capacity along these routes to 8 Terabytes.

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About Zayo Group

Based in Louisville, Colo., privately owned Zayo Group ( is an international provider of fiber-based Bandwidth Infrastructure services and carrier-neutral colocation and interconnection services. Zayo serves wireline and wireless carriers, data centers, Internet content and services companies, high bandwidth enterprises, and federal, state and local government agencies. Zayo provides these services over metro, metro, national, international and fiber-to-the-tower networks. With its acquisitions of USCarrier, FiberGate and AboveNet, Zayo’s network includes 67,000 route miles, serving 45 states and Washington, D.C. Its network serves approximately 10,530 on-net buildings, including 535 data centers, 515 carrier PoPs, and 2,743 cell towers. Zayo’s colocation assets include 141,000 billable square feet of interconnect-focused colocation space.

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