fiber infrastructure

Zayo to Present at COMPTEL PLUS Spring 2012 Convention & EXPO

By |2012-04-09T07:08:14-05:00April 9th, 2012|Categories: bandwidth, Broadband, business acquisition, carrier, colocation, Conferences, dark fiber, economy, Events, fiber, Financial, Meetings, network growth, technology trends, Telecom, telecom conference, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Zayo Group President and CEO, Dan Caruso will speak at the COMPTEL PLUS Spring 2012 Convention & EXPO taking place on April 15-18 at the Marriott Marquis in San Francisco. Dan will speak on the “Navigating the Capital Markets: Calm Seas or Choppy Waters?” panel held on Tuesday, April 17th at 9:00am. The session will analyze [...]

Zayo Announces Plans to Acquire AboveNet

By |2012-03-19T10:17:45-05:00March 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 [...]

New Fiber Infrastructure Has Direct Impact on GDP Growth and Productivity

By |2012-01-31T10:52:42-05:00January 31st, 2012|Categories: bandwidth, Broadband, carrier, colocation, dark fiber, economy, enterprise, fiber, Financial, Global Telecommunications, Internet, mobile, network congestion, network growth, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications, wireless|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In Section 3 of the World Bank’s report on ‘The Role of Mobile Phones in Sustainable Rural Poverty Reduction’ statistics are provided on the impact mobile has on rural markets. The research in this report finds that fiber infrastructure directly relates to GDP growth, job creation, productivity, tax revenue as well as social benefits, such as [...]

Allied Fiber and NEF Partner to Facilitate Network Planning and Sales Orders

By |2011-01-11T08:09:44-05:00January 11th, 2011|Categories: Broadband, business partnership, colocation, dark fiber, mobile, Portfolio - Marketing, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications, wireless|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Allied Fiber announces today that the company has partnered with NEF, Inc. to facilitate order processing, verify network requirements, provide needs assessments and finalize contracts. The partnership with NEF is a result of the vast interest in Allied Fiber’s carrier-neutral fiber infrastructure model. NEF is one of the nation’s top telecommunications brokerage and consulting firms. NEF [...]