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Level 3's on-net, third-party fiber networks fuels Ethernet, hybrid services growth

For Level 3, installing more buildings onto its fiber network has it has made it a bigger threat to AT&T and Verizon in the Ethernet and cloud service segments.

Tower Cloud says local market knowledge differentiates its small cell services

TowerCloud plans to join the growing ranks of wholesale providers offering turnkey small cell services for wireless operators, but it says that its one advantage other national fiber providers don't have is knowledge of local markets.

Southern Light sees dark fiber opportunities for small cell, macro cell backhaul applications

Southern Light, a competitive dark fiber provider serving the Southeast, says that its new contract to provide dark fiber services to accommodate a fiber-to-the-tower (FTTT) macro tower contract with...

Lightower wins authorized vendor status with Virginia to provide FTTP services to government, public organizations

Dark fiber provider Lightower's recent buildout of 1,100 route miles in Virginia continues to pay off as the company announced that it is now an authorized vendor for the Commonwealth of Virginia for data networking services.

ByteGrid establishes dark fiber connection with USA Fiber

USA Fiber has established an agreement with ByteGrid to create a dark fiber link between its Silver Spring, Md., data center to the growing Ashburn, Va., market, helping the data center provider reduce latency between its cloud platforms.

Zayo wins dark fiber contract with major content provider on Phoenix-Dallas route

Zayo has secured a new dark fiber anchor contract with an unnamed large content provider along its planned Phoenix to Dallas fiber route, illustrating a growing thirst for fiber solutions from various vertical segments.

Zayo expands Atlanta FTTT footprint, satisfies 500-site deal for Tier 1 operator

Zayo has expanded its fiber-to-the-tower footprint in Atlanta to accommodate an unnamed Tier 1 wireless operator that awarded the company a new wireless backhaul contract.

EarthLink's Eazor: Wholesale transport revenue turnaround is driven by refocusing business

EarthLink may have revenue challenges with its carrier transport business, but its large set of fiber-based assets has given it the tools to sell lit and dark fiber services to not only carriers, but also content companies and large enterprises.

USA Fiber interconnects its dark fiber with Montgomery County, Md.'s FiberNet network

USA Fiber has established an interconnection agreement for its core fiber with Montgomery County, Md., and its FiberNet network, deepening its presence in buildings and fiber miles throughout the state.

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.