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Accelerate learning and connect your students, libraries and educational institutions with Zayo’s complete network connectivity solutions for schools. With over 25 years of experience serving educational institutions with our nationwide education network solutions, we are your partner in connecting the future.

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Education-obsessed, network-enabled.

In 2022, Zayo, the largest independently owned fiber network in North America, teamed up with Education Networks of America (ENA), a top-5 E-Rate service provider involved with the E-rate program since its inception in 1998. 

This partnership offers affordable infrastructure solutions from a partner who understands the intricacies of serving education.

Education-focused Partner with E-rate Expertise 

Choose a partner with proven expertise in navigating the needs and nuances of Education. Zayo, the largest E-rate service provider, connects over 19,000 K-12 schools across the U.S. Elevate the full potential of your students and educational institutions.

Owned Network, Optimized Budget

Zayo’s extensive, wholly-owned North American fiber network delivers cost-effective, high-speed connectivity to classrooms everywhere, including rural areas, ensuring educational institutions can prioritize student success.

Complete, Flexible Infrastructure Options

From connecting new campuses and modernizing networks to enhancing communication tools and fortifying network security, we’ve got you covered. Zayo offers managed and unmanaged voice, security, and education connectivity solutions. The best part: they are tailored to meet your needs and budget.

Collaborative Approach to Network Modernization

At Zayo, we don’t just modernize education network infrastructure; we create powerful partnerships. Collaborating closely with districts, we deliver scalable and tailored network solutions for education that not only elevate digital learning today but also pave the way for future educational innovation.

White Paper

The S.M.A.R.T. Approach to Modernizing Your School District’s Infrastructure

School districts today face challenges related to aging infrastructure, cyberattacks, and staffing shortages. This whitepaper provides five SMART strategies to meet operational and academic goals while addressing key challenges.

“The education sector plays a critical role in maintaining and growing our overall socioeconomic well-being. Our top priority is to provide our K-12 customers with solutions to help alleviate some of the immense challenges they are facing and ensure students have safe and equitable access to digital learning opportunities, regardless of their infrastructure.”

Michael McKerley

SVP, Zayo Managed Services

Ready to Transform your District’s Educational Journey? 

Connect with Zayo's education experts today to customize technology solutions for your district's needs.

Connectivity

Fast and dependable connectivity for every student

Broadband, WAN, Wi-Fi, and LTE solutions and services engineered by professionals who understand the unique infrastructure challenges today’s schools face.

Cybersecurity

Comprehensive and responsive Cybersecurity solutions

A robust portfolio of cybersecurity services, including unified threat management, DDoS Protection, endpoint protection, security assessment, and firewall services, designed to prevent and mitigate cyberattacks in your community.

Communications

Reliable and cost-effective communication

Powerful and reliable voice over IP (VolP), UCaaS, video conferencing, and contact center solutions that connect and enable future-ready communications for your classroom and campuses.

Dark Fiber & Private Networks

The ultimate networking service for secure, fast, scalable bandwidth

In an era where digital learning provides richer, more dynamic access to information through online platforms, a future-proof network is key. See how Zayo’s extensive fiber network can prepare your schools for what’s next in education.

More Than

0

K-12 Educational Institutions Connected

Top 5

E-Rate Service Provider

Zayo Connects

20%

of all U.S. Public Schools

More than

0

route miles of fiber

Facilitated over

$1B

in E-Rate Funding

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Blog

It’s Time B2B Infrastructure Providers Address America’s Broadband Affordability Crisis 

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Blog

Education Networks of America (ENA) is Now Zayo Education. What Does That Mean for Your School District?

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Case Study

Memphis-Shelby County Schools’ Path to Infrastructure Modernization 

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Infographic

Education is Still Under DDoS Attack

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Overview

Zayo Brings Equitable Broadband Access to Pinal County’s Schools and Students

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