|[April 02, 2014]
Zayo Invests in Fiber Network Expansion in Northern California
BOULDER, Colo. --(Business Wire)--
Zayo Group (News - Alert), LLC ("Zayo"), an international provider of Bandwidth
Infrastructure services, today announced a major expansion to its
Northern California fiber network. The expansion adds 550 route miles of
Dark Fiber in the San Francisco Bay Area, throughout downtown San
Francisco and the surrounding communities of Oakland, Berkeley, Palo
Alto, San Jose, Walnut Creek and Fairfield. Construction on the project
will start in May 2014 and is scheduled for completion in June 2016.
Home to leading technology center Silicon Valley, the San Francisco Bay
Area hosts high-bandwidth technology companies such as Internet content
and cloud computing service providers, as well as major data center
operations. Zayo's existing San Francisco fiber network includes 920
route miles and 443 buildings, connecting customers to deep metro and
long haul fiber networks. When the expansion project is complete, Zayo
will have more than 1,500 route miles of fiber assets in and around San
Francisco allowing access to its full suite of high-bandwidth solutions
such as cloud connectivity, video transport, Dark Fiber, Ethernet,
Wavelength and IP services.
"This expansion is the result of strong growth and demand from our
existing customers, as well as new opportunities from prospective
customers across the region," says Matt Erickson, president of Zayo
Fiber & Transport Infrastructure at Zayo Group. "Increasing our fiber
network by more than 50% in one of the country's most bandwidth
intensive regions provides important connectivity for our customers."
Explore Zayo's San Francisco expanding fiber network at www.zayo.com/services/dark-fiber/san-francisco.
About Zayo Group
Based in Boulder, Colo., Zayo Group provides comprehensive Bandwidth (News - Alert)
Infrastructure services in over 300 markets throughout the US and
Europe. Zayo delivers a full suite of managed services and dark fiber
products to wireline and wireless customers, data centers, Internet
content providers, high-bandwidth enterprises, and government agencies
across its robust 77,000 route mile network. The company also offers 27
carrier-neutral colocation facilities across the US. Please visit www.zayo.com for
more information about Zayo and its fiber solutions.
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