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Zayo sees dark fiber dollars in content providers, data centers, and school districts

Zayo Group is seeing that its investment in dark fiber is becoming attractive not only for wireless operators, but increasingly for data center operators that need low latency routes in harder to reach locations.

USA Fiber gains access to Maryland right of way assets through resource sharing agreement

USA Fiber continued its high-speed romp into the Ashburn, Virginia data center region, announcing that it is one of just a few competitive providers to qualify for a Resource Sharing Agreement (RSA) with the State of Maryland. The agreement requires USA Fiber to provide the state dark fiber strands on the path the CLEC is constructing between Ashburn and Baltimore.

Cross River Fiber takes aim at New Jersey cable landing stations, adds 50 miles to network

Cross River Fiber has hatched plans to expand its network by over 50 miles to provide connections to local data centers and multiple subsea cabling landing stations.

Zayo's Caruso: Tower backhaul tenants provide FTTT, enterprise upsell opportunities

Zayo is finding that as it wins new wireless operator dark and lit fiber tower contracts, these same customers are prime targets for additional services sales.

Zayo Group says it's on track to reach 3M net installs by the end of 2016

Zayo Group continues to ramp up the number of net installs to its base of wireless, enterprise and carrier customers as demand grows for the service provider's dark and lit fiber services.

Lumos' Biltz: Dark fiber deal pipeline will grow throughout 2016

Lumos Networks may still be early in the dark fiber game, which only makes up a small portion of its revenue, but the service provider is getting more inquiries from a host of wireless, wireline and enterprise customers.

USA Fiber wraps Ashburn dark fiber conduit, targets content, data center providers

USA Fiber has put the final touches on its Ashburn Ring Conduit System, a 7.3-mile network targeting the needs of the Ashburn, Va., data center market, a buildout that it completed in just 138 days.

Shentel fiber sales drive to $10M as E-Rate, tower business rise

Shentel's wireline network success in the first quarter, which contributed to the provider's net income rise of 35 percent year over year to $13.9 million, was driven by fiber sales to schools via the FCC's E-Rate program and to wireless operators in its region.

Carriers, content owners hunger for dark fiber will create new installer opportunities

Dark fiber has certainly reemerged as a new hot medium to provide underlying support for the insatiable desire from consumers and businesses for content. The ongoing build out of dark fiber routes by a host of competitive and even incumbent providers will provide plenty of opportunities for network construction companies to participate.

Verizon's 5G plans could spell dark fiber opportunities for Zayo, Level 3, others

Verizon's recent move to establish an agreement with Boston and its pending purchase of XO's fiber network shows that it seeing a new value in fiber assets.