Northern California county chooses Zayo for school district connectivity

The Office of Education for a northern California county has selected Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) for a dark fiber network that will connect 28 school districts, the company said.

The 183-mile network includes 173 miles of network in place or already under construction and 10 miles of new build, which will be leveraged for follow-on tenants. The solution also leverages a previously announced network expansion project in the Bay Area.

More than 250,000 students and educators will leverage the higher bandwidth for online resources, streaming media and online resources and apps integral to today´s K-12 curriculum.

Zayo has implemented E-rate projects in Georgia, California, Colorado, Arizona, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Texas, Utah and Washington.

Zayo Group Holdings provides communications infrastructure services, including fiber and bandwidth connectivity, colocation and cloud services to the world´s leading businesses.