Wave-enabled Richmond to Ashburn route bypasses Washington DC

A multinational bank and a media company have selected Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) for 100G wavelength solutions, leveraging a new route between Richmond and Ashburn, Virginia, which Zayo recently enabled for dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM) capabilities, the company said.

Unlike many network routes in the area, this route bypasses Washington DC, providing full physical diversity from other carrier routes. Combined with Zayo´s multiple wavelength routes connecting Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Washington DC, and Ashburn, Zayo´s wavelength solutions offer critical diverse paths along the highly trafficked East Coast corridor.

Customers with bandwidth requirements, including access to these 100G routes, may generate a quote, shop and purchase wavelengths and other solutions through Tranzact, Zayo´s online shopping and self-service platform.

Zayo Group Holdings provides communications infrastructure solutions, including fiber and bandwidth connectivity, colocation and cloud infrastructure to the world´s businesses. Customers include wireless and wireline carriers, media and content companies and finance, healthcare and other large enterprises. Zayo´s 128,200-mile network in North America and Europe includes extensive metro connectivity to thousands of buildings and data centers. In addition to high-capacity dark fiber, wavelength, Ethernet and other connectivity solutions, Zayo offers colocation and cloud infrastructure in its carrier-neutral data centers. For more information, visit zayo.com.