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Zayo Completes Integration of 360networks Assets

LOUISVILLE, Colo.– April 26, 2012 – Zayo Group announces the completion of the 360networks’ long haul network integration. The resulting combined network doubles Zayo’s national network reach, providing coast-to-coast connectivity spanning 45,400 route miles in 42 states and over 70 metro markets.
The integration of the two networks links deep metro assets like Denver, Phoenix, Spokane, Las Vegas and others to a broad national footprint for end-to-end connectivity.  Interconnect points between the formerly independent networks include the following locations:
  • Chicago
  • Denver
  • Phoenix
  • Los Angeles
  • Salt Lake City
  • Boise
  • Portland
  • Seattle
  • Spokane
  • Minneapolis
  • Las Vegas
Customers can access the national network across points-of-presence in over 100 markets including smaller markets, such as Boseman and Butte MT, Hudson OH, Wilkes Barre and Erie, PA leveraging Zayo’s unique metro fiber assets.
“The 360Networks integration was completed in less than four months,” states David Howson, President of Zayo Bandwidth. “An important part of our acquisition strategy is to completely integrate in a timely way while minimizing disruption to our customers. We appreciate the support of our customers, vendors and employees in the smooth execution of this integration.”
Completion of this integration allows Zayo to offer IPWavelengths and Ethernet across the entire Zayo footprint.  Carrierscontent providers, media and wirelesscustomers can work with Zayo to design a custom high-bandwidth long haul and metro solutions.
For more information on Zayo, visit www.zayo.com.
About Zayo Group
Based in Louisville, Colo., privately owned Zayo Group (www.zayo.com) is a national provider of fiber-based Bandwidth Infrastructure and network-neutral colocation and interconnection services. Zayo serves wireline and wireless carriers, data centers, Internet content and services companies, high bandwidth enterprises as well as federal, state and local government agencies. Zayo provides these services over regional, metro and fiber-to-the-tower networks. Zayo’s network assets include approximately 45,000 route miles, covering 42 states plus Washington, D.C. Additionally, Zayo has approximately 5,200 buildings on-net, 440 Points-of-Presence (POPs), 2,300 cell towers on-net, and over 94,000 billable square feet of colocation space. In March 2012, Zayo announced its intent to acquire AboveNet, a leading provider of high bandwidth connectivity solutions. Zayo was recently named one of the Denver-area’s Fastest Growing Private Companies by the Denver Business Journal.
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