ZB8 Infra announces evolution to digital infrastructure solutions provider

April 23, 2024
Construction on the company’s inaugural route will begin in the summer of 2024.

On April 23, ZB8 Infra, formerly 3Red8, announced that it has evolved from a fiber optic transport network to a national provider of digital infrastructure solutions.

The company’s reported aim is to build a robust data backbone across the United States, and construction on its inaugural route—running between the Virginia cities of Ashburn and Virginia Beach—is slated to begin in the summer of 2024.

Mark Adams, ZB8 Infra’s chief development officer, said in a press release, “Our approach is driving a new era of digital infrastructure through middle-mile and last-mile networks, bridging the digital divide and empowering communities with improved connectivity. ZB8 eliminates route conflicts by providing diverse, direct fiber routes on a single network without overlap, streamlining point-to-point layer one connectivity for hyperscalers, data centers, government operators, and ISPs.”

According to ZB8, its network is designed around a connectivity stack of dark fiber, next-generation capacity, location-dense connective points, edge data centers, cable landing stations, and spectrum capacity at launch.

The company also announced a sponsored event at International Telecoms Week (ITW) in National Harbor, Maryland, from May 15 to May 17.

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