Zayo adds more fiber to its Las Vegas network

Zayo is taking out the backhoe again as it revealed plans on Tuesday to expand its network in Las Vegas, adding 155 new route miles to its existing fiber network.

This is not a "build it and they will come" deployment, however, as the new fiber is being deployed to support a large customer expansion.

In this expansion, Zayo will leverage its existing Las Vegas network, increasing its fiber footprint in both downtown Las Vegas and nearby areas, including the surrounding suburbs of Sloan, Henderson and North Las Vegas.

Zayo has expanded its fiber network in five other markets, including Denver, Albuquerque, Phoenix, Louisville, Ky., and Nashville,adding over 1,200 route miles its existing network. These expansion efforts are designed to meet a growing demand for wholesale Fiber to the Tower (FTTT) and enterprise bandwidth needs.

Its own organic fiber build outs have been complemented by targeted acquisitions, including large competitive provider AboveNet and regional provider Arialink.

For more:
- see the release

Related articles:
Zayo launches R&E channel to capitalize on education network opportunities
Zayo sets 'major expansion' of greater Denver network
Zayo brings fiber network to Albuquerque to target new backhaul and business opportunities
Zayo completes AboveNet acquisition, gains greater enterprise/wholesale balance
Zayo capitalizes on the emerging small cell backhaul opportunity

Suggested Articles

Despite some challenges, organizations of all sizes are using containers in more of their initiatives, including AI and machine learning.

On Monday the FCC announced that it had it authorized more than $563 million in funding to expand rural broadband services in 24 states.

Driven by 200 Gbps wavelength shipments, coherent DWDM revenue will reach $16 billion by 2023, according to a report.