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Press Release -- November 22nd, 2016
Source: Zayo Group


New European PoP driven by major customer wins

BOULDER, Colo. – November 22, 2016 – Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) has extended its portfolio of services to Manchester, U.K. with a success-based PoP (point of presence) to support strong customer demand. Initial sales include a multinational content provider and a Pan-European systems integrator.

The new capabilities support customer need for diverse connectivity between North America and Europe that bypasses London. The PoP offers more than 100,000 businesses in the Greater Manchester area access to Zayo’s communications infrastructure services, including wavelengths, Ethernet and IP. As the buildout is incremental to Zayo’s fiber presence in Manchester, it opens up a significant new metro market for existing and prospective customers and is expected to deliver a substantial return on investment.

“Manchester is a key metro market for the media and tech economy in the UK, and Zayo can now provide scalable bandwidth services to match the growing demands of this region,” said Alastair Kane, managing director of Northern Europe at Zayo. “Zayo is able to support locally the growing digital ecosystem in Manchester and customers can be connected globally, thereby expanding market opportunity and improving competitiveness.”

“Zayo owns and operates the underlying fiber assets, enabling complete capacity control and a greater quality of service for our customers,” commented Annette Murphy, commercial director for Zayo. “By implementing these services in Manchester, Zayo is also creating near-term opportunity for additional customers to sign on for Zayo’s lit services.”

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About Zayo Group

Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) provides communications infrastructure services, including fiber and bandwidth connectivity, colocation and cloud services to the world’s leading businesses. Customers include wireless and wireline carriers, media and content companies and finance, healthcare and other large enterprises. Zayo’s 114,500-mile network in North America and Europe includes extensive metro connectivity to thousands of buildings and data centers. In addition to high-capacity dark fiber, wavelength, Ethernet and other connectivity solutions, Zayo offers colocation and cloud services in its carrier-neutral data centers. Zayo provides clients with flexible, customized solutions and self-service through Tranzact, an innovative online platform for managing and purchasing bandwidth and services. For more information, visit

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