Zayo completes fiber route from Los Angeles to Dallas

Zayo Group Holdings Inc. has completed its long-haul dark fiber route between Los Angeles and Dallas, complementing its existing long-haul network and enabling diverse connectivity between major West Coast data center markets. Dallas represents one of the largest data center and interconnection markets in the U.S.

Zayo began development of the 2,000-mile route in 2015 after securing an anchor tenant, adding upgrades, and new construction. Since then, the company has secured multiple additional dark fiber and wavelengths anchor tenants along the route, supporting return on investment for the project.

This latest route will offer Zayo’s full range of connectivity offerings, enabling 100-Gbps wavelength service later this month. The new route will also be diverse from other existing carrier networks and from Zayo’s existing routes, enabling unique options between Los Angeles, San Diego, Phoenix, Tucson, El Paso, Ft. Worth, and Dallas.

“Zayo is committed to success-based investments in our network, and this expansion will help meet the high-bandwidth demands across many industries,” says Jack Waters, chief technology officer and president of Zayo Fiber Solutions. “We continue to collaborate with key customers and construct critical strategic routes to ensure the availability of high-performance fiber and infrastructure.”

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