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Zayo, Crown Castle, other dark fiber providers could get revenue boost from C-RAN fronthaul, says Well Fargo

As wireless operators move forward with their C-RAN deployments, it could spell new opportunities for a host of competitive fiber providers and tower providers like Zayo Group and Crown Castle that offer dark and lit fiber services.

Shentel expands Mid-Atlantic fiber network to pursue new business, wireless backhaul opportunities

Shentel is expanding its fiber network in parts of four states, enabling the provider to pursue a mix of dark and lit fiber-based services for business and wholesale wireless customers.

Small cell backhaul to contribute 25% of backhaul transport revenue by 2020

With wireless operators like Sprint and Verizon moving forward with their respective small cell plans, a new Dell'Oro Group report has forecast that small cell backhaul will contribute about 25 percent of mobile backhaul transport revenue by 2020.

Sprint's thirst for dark fiber-based small cell backhaul spells opportunity for Zayo, Level 3, others

Sprint recently said during its fourth quarter earnings call that it would be using a mix of 2.5 GHz spectrum and dark fiber for small backhaul-- a move that could potentially benefit various competitive wireline carriers who have aggressively built out fiber networks in anticipation of the emerging small cell backhaul trend.

FirstLight Fiber's 36,000-mile fiber extension targets wireless backhaul, enterprise opportunities

FirstLight Fiber is enhancing its fiber diet by adding 36,000 miles into New York's Westchester, Rockland and Orange counties, enabling it to fulfill a mix of wireless backhaul and enterprise service opportunities.

Sprint says it will cut $1B in backhaul costs by transitioning to microwave

Sprint believes that by transitioning from wholesale fiber- to microwave-based backhaul it will be able to save up to $1 billion.

Southern Light, Allied Fiber ink 20-year fiber agreement to extend network across Southeast

Southern Light and Allied Fiber have signed a 20-year Indefeasible Right of Use (IRU) agreement, giving Southern Light another avenue by which to extend its network to a growing customer base across Alabama, Georgia, and Florida.

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.

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.

Cox Business will deliver turnkey small cell services through industry partners

Cox Business joined a growing group of wholesale providers in offering small cell backhaul to wireless operators, but it is also going to take advantage of the emerging need for turnkey services.