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Zayo Group Plans Metro Fiber Network in Jacksonville


Will Offer Metro Bandwidth Infrastructure Throughout Greater Metro Area

LOUISVILLE, Colo. – February 13, 2013– Zayo Group announces its planned expansion into Jacksonville, Florida.  The extension into Jacksonville will allow Zayo to offer their entire suite of Bandwidth Infrastructure services, including Dark Fiber, Wavelengths, Ethernet and IP.

Zayo recently expanded its longhaul network into Jacksonville through the acquisition of USCarrier. The Zayo network node for longhaul capabilities is currently at 421 West Church Street.

“With our reach extended throughout the Southeast US as a result of recent acquisitions, building our metro presence in Jacksonville is a natural next step.” states Glenn Russo, EVP at Zayo. “While our expansion is in support of specific customers, the network is designed to serve as the core to our long term Jacksonville metro network for local and international Bandwidth Infrastructure solutions.”

The planned expansion into Jacksonville marks Zayo’s first significant metro fiber build in Florida.

For more information on Zayo, visit www.zayo.com.

About Zayo Group
Based in Louisville, Colo., privately owned Zayo Group (www.zayo.com) is an international provider of fiber-based Bandwidth Infrastructure services and carrier-neutral colocation and interconnection services. Zayo serves wireline and wireless carriers, data centers, Internet content and services companies, high bandwidth enterprises, and federal, state and local government agencies. Zayo provides these services over metro, metro, national, international and fiber-to-the-tower networks. With its acquisitions of USCarrier, FiberGate and AboveNet, Zayo’s network includes 72,800 route miles, serving 45 states and Washington, D.C. Its network serves approximately 11,104 on-net buildings, including 546 data centers, 553 carrier PoPs, and 2,845 cell towers. Zayo’s colocation assets include 141,000 billable square feet of interconnect-focused colocation space.