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FTS Fiber breaks ground on 110-mile fiber network, sets foundation for 1 Gbps in rural Maryland

FTS Fiber, a dark fiber supplier providing carrier-class network infrastructure in both rural areas and other major U.S. markets, has begun building a 110-mile fiber network in Kent County, Maryland.

Lightower's wireless dark fiber sales create new enterprise opportunities, says analyst

As Lightower continues to roll out more fiber to cell sites and small cells, the service provider is creating a foundation to win more business customers in its footprint.

Allied Fiber's southeast dark fiber assets head to the auction block

The dark fiber assets of Allied Fiber's Southeast network subsidiary will be auctioned off in July, reflecting the next step in the Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection process.

Level 3's Storey: We prefer to connect our fiber network to more buildings

Level 3 Communications may be an active participant in the wireless backhaul trend, providing its mix of lit and dark fiber services, but the company's main value is in connecting its facilities to buildings where its business customers reside, its CEO says.

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.