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Communications Company Selects Zayo for Dark Fiber


Sale fully leverages Zayo’s network in the Northeast

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A major communications and media company has selected Zayo for long haul dark fiber connectivity in the Northeast. The solution, which is fully on-net, requires limited capital expenditure and is expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2017. The total contract is valued at approximately nine million dollars.

The sale includes a four-fiber route from a data center in the Northeast, to the company’s operations center in the same region. It will provide diverse high-bandwidth, low-latency connectivity, designed to prevent costly, customer-impacting downtime.

Increasingly, carriers, content and media companies rely on network diversity as a key element of business continuity strategy. To ensure uninterrupted service in the event of a network disruption, customers need back-up networks with diverse connectivity from their primary networks.

“Zayo can ensure specific fiber paths so customers can receive true network diversity from one provider,” said Anthony Lingis, vice president, Dark Fiber Solutions, Northeast Region at Zayo. “With the scope and density of our network, we are well positioned to provide diverse connectivity for both dark and lit solutions.”

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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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Zayo Group Holdings, Inc.
Shannon Paulk, Corporate Communications
Brad Korch, Investor Relations

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