Zayo adds capacity to its Spokane-to-Portland route

Zayo on Tuesday announced it is adding more capacity to its existing low latency and unique route between Spokane and Portland, Ore.

By making this latest upgrade, the competitive provider will add 400G of capacity to the route, enabling it to more effectively respond to that region's growing base of service provider and enterprise customers.

As part of the upgrade, Zayo said it will deploy new optical equipment and replace some existing equipment along the route.

In addition, the route will provide diverse connectivity between 2001 6th Ave, a zColo colocation facility and another major data center in Seattle, and Spokane, Washington and Portland, Ore.

Whether it's being done through large and smaller regional acquisitions, including AboveNet, 360networks, and FiberGate, network expansion has been an ongoing theme at Zayo. In recent months it has expanded its fiber network in a number of key markets including Albuquerque, Denver, Las Vegas, and Washington D.C. in addition to creating new channels focused on research and education and small cell wireless deployments.

Having this growing arsenal of fiber assets and building teams that can target specific wholesale and retail service needs will help Zayo up its profile with new customers that are looking for an alternative bandwidth and service source.  

For more:
- see the release

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