SOURCE: Zayo Group

Zayo Group

March 14, 2013 08:00 ET

Zayo Receives Award for 2013 U.S. Long Haul Wholesale Carrier Excellence

LOUISVILLE, CO--(Marketwire - Mar 14, 2013) - Zayo Group has been awarded the 2013 U.S. Long Haul Wholesale Carrier Report Card Award by ATLANTIC-ACM. The award is based on the 2013 edition of ATLANTIC-ACM's U.S. Long Haul Wholesale Carrier Report Card, a series of ratings of telecommunications carriers by wholesale customers. Zayo won in the "Provisioning" category for superior performance in delivering new services to customers.

Zayo has grown its Long Haul network both organically and through acquisition, and now has a Long Haul network that connects its deep metro footprints across the U.S. and Europe. Zayo's network reach enables delivery of its fiber-based services to customers in and out of large metropolitan areas including New York City and Washington, D.C., to smaller cities like Spokane and Fargo.

"Zayo is focused on being the leading provider of Bandwidth Infrastructure services," states David Howson, President of Zayo Sales and Customer Management. "Our extensive fiber network and the commitment of the Zayo team are reflected in this award. We are honored to be recognized by customers for our service."

Atlantic-ACM presented Zayo with this award at COMPTEL PLUS in Las Vegas, Nev., on March 11.

About Zayo Group
Based in Louisville, Colo., privately owned Zayo Group (www.zayo.com) is an international provider of fiber-based Bandwidth Infrastructure services and carrier-neutral colocation and interconnection services. Zayo serves wireline and wireless carriers, data centers, Internet content and services companies, high bandwidth enterprises, and federal, state and local government agencies. Zayo provides these services over metro, metro, national, international and fiber-to-the-tower networks. With its acquisitions of USCarrier, FiberGate and AboveNet, Zayo's network includes 72,800 route miles, serving 45 states and Washington, D.C. Its network serves approximately 11,104 on-net buildings, including 546 data centers, 553 carrier PoPs, and 2,845 cell towers. Zayo's colocation assets include 141,000 billable square feet of interconnect-focused colocation space.