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Lightower Fiber Networks to Merge with Fibertech Networks

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Lightower Fiber Networks, a leading provider of custom, high-capacity network services that ensure optimal application and business performance, and Fibertech Networks, a leading provider of fiber-optic based network services throughout mid-size cities in the Eastern and Central regions of the United States, today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to merge. The agreement [...]

Lightower Expands Fiber Network in Central and Northern New Jersey

By |2012-05-07T07:16:10-04:00May 7th, 2012|Categories: bandwidth, Broadband, carrier, colocation, dark fiber, economy, enterprise, Ethernet, fiber, Financial, interconnection, Internet, network growth, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks will add over 100 route miles of new fiber through several major expansions of its industry-leading all-fiber network in Central and Northern New Jersey. The expansion will spread throughout the counties of Bergen, Hudson, Essex, Morris, Middlesex, and Mercer. Lightower’s New Jersey network expansion program is in direct response to the surging demand [...]

Cynergy Selects Zayo to Support Client Connectivity Needs

By |2012-03-30T07:08:58-04:00March 30th, 2012|Categories: bandwidth, Broadband, channel partners, colocation, dark fiber, Data Center, economy, enterprise, fiber, interconnection, Internet, network growth, partnerships, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Zayo is working with Cynergy in a channel partnership that will offer Cynergy clients Zayo’s services to sites throughout its Atlanta network. This partnership has been recently leveraged through Cynergy sourcing a 1 Gig Ethernet and 10 Gig ring for Micfo, an international web hosting company. Zayo’s connectivity from 56 Marietta in Atlanta to its data [...]

Zayo Announces Plans to Acquire AboveNet

By |2012-03-19T10:17:45-04:00March 19th, 2012|Categories: bandwidth, Broadband, business acquisition, colocation, dark fiber, Data Center, economy, enterprise, Ethernet, fiber, Financial, Global Telecommunications, network growth, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Zayo Group, LLC and AboveNet, Inc. (NYSE: ABVT) announce that their boards of directors have approved a definitive agreement under which Zayo will acquire AboveNet for approximately $2.2 billion. As part of the transaction, GTCR, a leading Chicago-based private equity firm, will make an equity investment in Zayo. As AboveNet and Zayo’s business models are closely [...]

Zayo CFO to Present at Wells Fargo Securities 2011 Technology, Media & Telecom Conference

By |2011-11-03T07:44:25-04:00November 3rd, 2011|Categories: Broadband, carrier, cloud, colocation, Conferences, dark fiber, Data Center, economy, Ethernet, Events, fiber, Financial, Internet, Media, Meetings, mobile, network growth, technology trends, Telecom, telecom conference, Telecommunications, wireless|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Zayo’s CFO, Ken desGarennes will present at the Wells Fargo Securities 2011 Technology, Media & Telecom Conference taking place November 8 and 9, 2011 in New York, New York. The conference will be held at the New York Palace Hotel. Ken will speak during the Zayo corporate presentation commencing at 2:05 PM EST on Tuesday, November [...]

Allied Fiber & Human Productivity Lab Share Insight on the Future of Telepresence

By |2011-07-19T14:10:22-04:00July 19th, 2011|Categories: Applications, Broadband, colocation, Commercial Real Estate Technology, Conferences, Content Delivery, dark fiber, economy, Events, Global Telecommunications, Media, Streaming Media, technology trends, Telecom, telecom conference, Telecommunications, Telepresence, video streaming|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Allied Fiber CEO, Hunter Newby and Human Productivity Lab President, Howard S. Lichtman attended this year’s Broadband Properties Summit in Dallas, TX. Jaymie Scotto & Associates (JSA) recently caught up with the two telecom thought-leaders to get their input on the trends in the telepresence industry, the networks needed to support its growth and where the [...]