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Lightower acquires ColocationZone, shores up Chicago data center holdings

Lightower has reached a deal to acquire ColocationZone, a move that will immediately enhance its ability to serve a mix of carriers and businesses that reside in downtown Chicago.

Lightower completes expansion of its Virginia network, enhances Mid-Atlantic reach

Lightower Fiber has completed the 1,100-mile expansion of its fiber network throughout Virginia and the Washington, D.C., metro region, deepening its presence in the Mid-Atlantic area.

Lightower enhances fiber reach into downtown Philly

Lightower Fiber Networks continues to make progress with its network expansion effort, announcing that it extended its fiber footprint throughout downtown Philadelphia.

Lightower bolsters Greater Baltimore presence with 270-mile network extension

Lightower Fiber Networks is continuing its aggressive network expansion strategy by hatching plans to expand its fiber in the Greater Baltimore and Washington, D.C., areas with 270 additional miles.

Lightower's 400-mile network expansion strengthens Washington, D.C., metro presence

Lightower Fiber Networks has wrapped up a 400-mile fiber network expansion that will give it greater presence in the Washington, D.C., metro area.

Lightower expands Chicago fiber network presence

Lightower Fiber Networks is making itself more valuable to Chicago-based businesses and carrier customers by building out new fiber rings throughout downtown Chicago and the surrounding communities of Oak Brook, Elk Grove and Franklin Park.

The Contenders: Dark fiber providers add a new layer of flavor on the network cake

It's clear that the dark fiber market is on a rapid growth trajectory. FierceTelecom takes a look at five dark fiber providers coming of age in this special report.

Lightower, PCCW establish E-NNI agreement, extend Ethernet reach

Lightower Fiber Networks is making a big international service push via a new External-Network to Network Interconnection agreement with PCCW Global, a division of Hong Kong's HKT.

Lightower completes fiber network extension in D.C., Virginia

Lightower has put the finishing touches on a new 1,500-route mile network extension of its fiber network that has routes throughout Virginia and the Washington, D.C., metro region.

Fibertech wraps up Conn. fiber network expansion; may be acquisition target

Fibertech Networks, a competitive fiber-centric provider serving businesses in the eastern and central United States, has added over 850 miles of fiber to its network in Connecticut, giving it over 3,500 of its own fiber route miles in the state. The provider's service reach has sparked some speculation as to whether it is an acquisition target as the market consolidates.