01 Jun Solution leverages Zayo’s high capacity infrastructure
BOULDER, Colo. – May 31, 2018 – A major global carrier has selected Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) for dark fiber infrastructure in the UK. The solution includes 1,100 miles (1,800 km) of dark fiber to connect several data centers across the U.K. Zayo’s UK network extends from Glasgow and Edinburgh in the north, to Birmingham and Manchester and includes dense metro fiber in London.
The global carrier is pursuing a high-capacity, low-latency infrastructure in the U.K. to support current bandwidth demand, grow its customer base and prepare for 5G. Zayo was selected based on its ability to provide a solution that can evolve with customer requirements, including low latency, agility and scalability. The dark fiber solution represents the first phase of a multi-phase mobile infrastructure project for the customer.
“We have a strong relationship with this carrier and have worked closely with them to provide a dark fiber solution that delivers high performance and low latency to support a growing volume of data traffic,” said Annette Murphy, managing director of Europe at Zayo. “The carrier is relying on the infrastructure as a key element of its strategic growth and densification efforts.”
Mobile operators in Europe are implementing network upgrades to accommodate unprecedented data demand from a proliferation of devices. Densifying the terrestrial network optimizes spectrum, improving capacity and performance.
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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 infrastructure 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 128,200-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 infrastructure 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 zayo.com.