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Press Release -- April 11th, 2013
Source: Zayo Group

Zayo Extends Tier 1 Backbone in Las Vegas

Zayo Group to Extend Tier 1 IP Backbone

Zayo extends IP service offerings throughout Las Vegas market

BOULDER, Colo. – April 11, 2012 – Zayo Group today announced the expansion of its internet protocol (IP) service offering in the Las Vegas area, consisting of an upgraded core IP node, metro transport rings and increased connectivity to the remainder of the Zayo IP backbone.

By utilizing the Zayo-owned assets to provide metro and backbone IP connectivity, Zayo will now offer a broader range of services to the Las Vegas market, including 10G IP solutions. The upgrade will also provide improved IP performance and capacity management.

“This investment supports continued expansion of our relationships with content, gaming and enterprise customers.  The combination of our international IP backbone and extensive Las Vegas fiber network will allow us to deliver a higher level of end-to-end services for bandwidth intensive applications,” said Max Clauson, Vice President of Zayo’s IP Product group.

Zayo operates a Tier-1 IP backbone and offers services in more than 270 markets across the U.S. and Europe. In response to customers’ demand for higher performance and bandwidth, Zayo will continue to expand direct access to its IP backbone into additional markets across its network.

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About Zayo Group
Based in Boulder, 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, national, international and fiber-to-the-tower networks. With its acquisitions of USCarrier, FiberGate, AboveNet, FTS and LiteCast, Zayo’s network includes 72,800 route miles, serving 45 states and Washington, D.C. Its network serves approximately 11,104 on-net buildings, including 546 data centers, 553 carrier PoPs, and 2,845 cell towers. Zayo’s colocation assets include 141,000 billable square feet of interconnect-focused colocation space.

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