Zayo signs second fiber agreement with EAGLE-Net Alliance

Zayo Group says it has signed an agreement with EAGLE-Net Alliance to supply 162 miles of fiber to connect locations from Denver to Burlington in eastern Colorado.

Zayo Group says it has signed an agreement with EAGLE-Net Alliance to supply 162 miles of fiber to connect locations from Denver to Burlington in eastern Colorado.

EAGLE-Net is a Colorado intergovernmental entity that operates a cost-sharing cooperative that will procure and distribute high-speed broadband services to more than 230 community anchor institutions.

"Through the selection of Zayo Group as one of our dark fiber infrastructure providers, we are able to extend our network capabilities across eastern Colorado," states Randy Zila, CEO of EAGLE-Net. "This IRU will help us to fulfill part of the requirements set forth by the $100.6 million Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) infrastructure grant which mandates that the statewide EAGLE-Net network be complete by August 31, 2013."

This is the second network expansion agreement EAGLE-Net has signed with Zayo. Zayo now will provide EAGLE-Net with a total fiber footprint of nearly 675 miles in Colorado and Wyoming.

Zayo owns and operates 2,421 miles of dark and lit metro fiber throughout the Rocky Mountain region including Utah, Wyoming, Colorado, and New Mexico.

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