Zayo is on the building path again with plans to extend its long-haul fiber network between Phoenix and Dallas, an initiative that will add more than 1,200 route miles to its 16,000 route mile network.
Wilcon, with Key Information Systems (KeyInfo), has built a new fiber ring that will bring dedicated lit and dark fiber services to businesses located in Los Angeles and Ventura counties.
Level 3's momentum in providing network services to large business customers continued to bode well in the fourth quarter as Core Network Services (CNS) rose to $1.49 billion, easing ongoing declines in its wholesale business.
PEG Bandwidth is one of the many competitors that are willing to provide dark fiber services to wireless operators like Verizon Wireless, but the company is seeing some carriers put their plans on hold.
Zayo has put the final touches on a dark fiber route between the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) Data Center facility at 1700 MacArthur Blvd. in Mahwah, N.J., and 755 Secaucus Road outside of New York City, a move showing the need for fiber-based connectivity.
PEG Bandwidth, a wireless backhaul specialist focused on Tier 2 and Tier 3 markets, has reached 2,000 cell sites with its fiber in less than four year from its initial launch.
Zayo is ramping up its regional fiber network buildout play, announcing that it plans to extend its long haul dark fiber network between Salt Lake City and Sacramento.
Axiom Fiber Networks has officially launched as the newest contender focused on serving the New York City metro region's growing dark fiber market.
Level 3's overall wholesale business revenues may be gradually declining every quarter, but it sees a bright spot in the dark fiber business, a company executive told investors.
Dark fiber, which is the practice of leasing fiber optic cables from a network service provider, has re-emerged as the latest fashion trend in the wireline industry. The dark fiber opportunity is focused on serving three main markets: wireless backhaul, enterprise customers and traditional carriers. However, like any market segment, service providers remain divided on the opportunity.