A major wireless carrier has selected Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) for fiber-to-the-tower (FTT) to new macro towers in 30 markets across 21 states, the company said.
The deal is an expansion of an agreement announced in September 2016. Inclusive of both contracts, Zayo will connect thousands of macro towers for the customer. The contract is Zayo´s largest mobile infrastructure contract to date.
The solution includes deployment of dark fiber infrastructure, in some cases replacing legacy Ethernet. The new infrastructure will support the carrier´s strategy of improving coverage and capacity across its network to accommodate increasing traffic and to prepare for 5G. The deployment will leverage Zayo´s existing fiber network and includes construction of hundreds of route miles of fiber.
Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) provides communications infrastructure solutions, including fiber and bandwidth connectivity, colocation and cloud infrastructure to the world´s businesses. For more information, visit zayo.com.