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 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.
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.
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, a growing competitive fiber-centric service provider, announced that Michael Miller, the company's founder and CEO, is retiring.
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, 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.
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.
Integra Telecom on Tuesday launched a new dark fiber service, adding another piece to its growing wholesale service puzzle.
Optical Communications Group (OCG), a competitive fiber transport provider offering services throughout New York's five boroughs and parts of New Jersey, on Tuesday said that it kept its network running during Hurricane Sandy and is assisting area businesses and service providers with various connectivity options to help them restore or enhance their communications and backup systems.