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Allied Fiber signs 20-year dark fiber, colocation agreement with Planters Communications

Allied Fiber has signed a 20-year Indefeasible Right of Use (IRU) agreement with Georgia-based ILEC Planters Communications, marking the latest in a string of new agreements it has signed for its dark fiber and colocation network.

Tower Cloud adds 25K fiber miles in Augusta, Ga. to accommodate wireless backhaul contract

Tower Cloud is on the network expansion trail again, adding 25,350 fiber miles (or 236 route miles) to its network to satisfy a new backhaul contract with one of the top four wireless operators serving Augusta, Ga., and other nearby cities.

Zayo says wireless carriers' small cell, C-RAN initiatives drive dark fiber deals

Speaking to investors during the third-quarter earnings call, Dan Caruso, co-founder, chairman and CEO, said that wireless backhaul deals are a key contributor to its Physical Infrastructure revenue mix.

EarthLink's Alterman: It's important to protect our lit fiber business

EarthLink is seeing growing interest from a host of carriers and enterprises for its transport services, including dark fiber, but it does not want to enable one of its service provider competitors either.

Eshoo/Walden Dig Once bill is promising for carrier fiber installations, but will it see the light of day?

A new "Dig Once" broadband deployment bill-- the Broadband Conduit Deployment Act of 2015-- promises to give fiber providers an easier path to build out facilities, but will it really come to fruition?  

Lumos' small cell exposure is limited, but CEO Biltz says opportunities ahead in 2016

Lumos Networks may not be seeing a large amount of small cell backhaul opportunities today, but the service provider's ongoing fiber investments will allow it to capitalize on them as wireless operators build out facilities in the territories it serves, its CEO said during the company's third-quarter earnings call.

SummitIG uses partners to bolster dark fiber strategy

SummitIG may have an ambitious underground dark fiber build out strategy in Virginia, but it's got plenty of help.

Cologix acquires Net Access, adds 700 new colocation customers

Cologix is acquiring Net Access, a northern New Jersey colocation provider, adding over 700 new customers.

USA Fiber establishes Potomac River crossing dark fiber route

USA Fiber has established a new dark fiber route connecting the coveted Ashburn, Va.-to-Baltimore route by crossing the Potomac River, bypassing the crowded Washington, D.C., network path.

USA Fiber unveils dark fiber peering platform targeting Ashburn, Va., carrier customers

USA Fiber, an emerging dark fiber provider, has introduced a dark fiber lease program targeting wholesale customers looking to interconnect with area on its new Ashburn, Va., ring.