Zayo Announces New Wavelength Route Connecting Montreal to Albany

Route to offer full, physical triversity out of Montreal

BOULDER, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) today announced a new 100G capable wavelength route from Montreal, Quebec to Albany, New York. The new route will provide multiple terabits of long haul transport capacity between Montreal and major northeast U.S. markets and is expected to be in service by January 2020.

The success-based wavelength route will offer full, physical triversity out of Montreal, providing a shorter and more direct path to Albany. From Albany, routes traverse either East to Boston or South to New York City and most other northeast markets. It also provides an attractive additional route from Toronto, Canada’s financial capital, to New York City.

Montreal is the largest city in Quebec, Canada. The metro area is a hub for technology, including artificial intelligence (AI), gaming, commerce, culture, finance and world affairs. This wavelength route provides a differentiated option for carriers, fintech, webscale and other enterprises needing high-speed, dedicated connectivity.

“This route enables customers to directly connect from Montreal to New York City, Ashburn, New Jersey, Philly and other major cities in the northeast without having to double the distance and latency via routes that traverse west,” said Annette Murphy, executive vice president of Lit Solutions at Zayo. “This also provides a new redundant and diverse option out of Toronto back to Montreal and the East Coast and strengthens our position in the pan-North American marketplace.”

Zayo’s extensive wavelength network provides dedicated bandwidth to major data centers, carrier hotels, cable landing stations and enterprise locations in North American and Western Europe. Options include express, ultra-low and low-latency routes and private dedicated networks.

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About Zayo Group

Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) provides mission-critical bandwidth to the world’s most impactful companies, fueling the innovations that are transforming our society. Zayo’s 133,000-mile network in North America and Europe includes extensive metro connectivity to thousands of buildings and data centers. Zayo’s communications infrastructure solutions include dark fiber, private data networks, wavelengths, Ethernet, dedicated internet access and data center colocation services. Zayo owns and operates a Tier 1 IP backbone and 44 carrier-neutral data centers. Through its CloudLink service, Zayo provides low-latency private connectivity that attaches enterprises to their public cloud environments. Zayo serves wireless and wireline carriers, media, tech, content, finance, healthcare and other large enterprises. For more information, visit zayo.com.

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Contacts

Media:
Shannon Paulk, Corporate Communications

303-577-5897

press@zayo.com

Investors:
Brad Korch, Investor Relations

720-306-7556

IR@zayo.com

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