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Equinox adds new East and South long-haul network routes

Equinox, a competitive fiber provider, is continuing its network expansion effort with a new long haul route that includes Charleston, S.C., to Miami and Roanoke, Va., to Cincinnati.

FiberLight snags 20-year dark fiber agreement with Univ. of Virginia

FiberLight has won a 20-year contract to provide its dark fiber services to The University of Virginia, connecting the main university data center to Northern Virginia.

Zayo acquires Access Communications for $40M, ups Minneapolis-area fiber footprint

Zayo has taken out its checkbook again to acquire Access Communications, a regional dark fiber network provider, for $40 million as a means to increase its network presence in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area.

Equinox starts offering dark fiber in Charlotte, begins Georgia route

Equinox Global Telecommunications, a privately-held competitive fiber provider, has begun taking dark fiber orders on its Charlotte, N.C., route while continuing to expand its network in Georgia.

Alpheus brings dark fiber to Fidelity Communications

Las Vegas--Alpheus Communications on Monday completed a dark fiber indefeasible right of use (IRU) deal with independent competitive provider Fidelity Communications, enabling it to expand transport between Dallas and Memphis to better serve its broadband customer base.

Zayo lays out fiber plans for Jacksonville

Leveraging the USCarrier assets it purchased last year, Zayo on Wednesday announced it is going to expand its overall network into the Jacksonville, Fla., Market.

FiberLight CEO and founder Michael Miller retiring; Paul Pierron to take reins

FiberLight, a growing competitive fiber-centric service provider, announced that Michael Miller, the company's founder and CEO, is retiring.

Zayo's fiscal Q2 revenue rises to $243.5 million from acquisitions, on-net fiber buildouts

Zayo reported on Friday that a mix of organic and acquisition-related growth drove up revenue by $13.8 million sequentially to $243.5 million in second fiscal quarter that ended on Dec. 31.

Rob Shanahan on merging Lightower, Sidera's futures

Rob Shanahan, CEO and president of Lightower Fiber Networks, isn't afraid of transitions. The 25-year telecom industry veteran is now leading the company through a merger with fellow competitive provider Sidera Networks. Sean Buckley talks with Shanahan about the value the merger will create for Lightower's customer base.

Integra's Kevin O'Hara on transitioning to larger-scale wholesale, retail business services

For much of its 30-plus year existence, Integra Telecom was known for its dedication to the SMB market. But in recent years, the service provider realized that assets it purchased in 2005 gave it a set of long-haul and metro fiber assets it could use to build a set of retail and wholesale services for larger customers. CEO Kevin O'Hara talks with Sean Buckley about Integra's emerging service strategies.