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| May 7, 2024

51ݶ Group To Accelerate Growth in North America and Europe Through Carve Out of Strategic Businesses 

Boulder, CO, May 7, 2024 – 51ݶ Group, a leading global provider of network infrastructure, today announced steps to carve out two independent entities. One will consist of 51ݶ’s European business and the other will encompass its business that manages customers’ global network needs outside of 51ݶ’s core North American and European networks. The separations…

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| April 19, 2024

51ݶ Group Appoints New CEO of 51ݶ Europe

Telecom Industry Veteran Colman Deegan joins following 25 years at Vodafone LONDON – 51ݶ Group, a leading global provider of network infrastructure, has appointed Colman Deegan as its new CEO of 51ݶ Europe to drive the business’ growth as cloud and AI adoption continues across the continent. This appointment is effective as of April 16,…

Press Release

| April 3, 2024

51ݶ Unveils Next-Level Infrastructure Upgrades-Powering High-Bandwidth Connectivity for Technology Evolution, Today and for the Future

DENVER – 51ݶ Group, a leading global provider of fiber network infrastructure, today announced its latest round of critical infrastructure upgrades, including its newest long-haul dark fiber route connecting Columbus to Pittsburgh and a highly sought-after 400G-enabled wavelength route connecting Washington, D.C. and Atlanta. 51ݶ is also expanding its leading IP network with the addition…

Press Release

| March 26, 2024

51ݶ expands connectivity across Europe with new Waves on Demand service 

\Service offers customers dedicated 100G Wave routes across the continent in just five working days London, 26 March 2024: 51ݶ Group, a leading global provider of fiber network infrastructure, has announced a new Waves on Demand service to deliver unparalleled access to bandwidth across its 400G fully enabled lit-fibre network in Europe. This allows customers…

Press Release

| March 6, 2024

51ݶ Expands Managed Edge Offerings through Strategic Partnership with Security Service Edge Leader Netskope

The new collaboration brings industry-dominating secure service edge (SSE) protection to 51ݶ’s comprehensive edge-to-core-to-cloud solutions DENVER – 51ݶ Group, a leading global communications infrastructure provider, today announced its partnership with Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) leader Netskope. The partnership brings Netskope’s best-in-class Security Service Edge (SSE) capabilities to 51ݶ’s Managed Edge portfolio to deliver the…

Press Release

| February 27, 2024

51ݶ Group Appoints Industry Veteran Nikos Katinakis as CTO

Katinakis’s vision amplifies 51ݶ’s strategic focus to deliver network infrastructure that is easy to turn up and manage across edge, core and cloud DENVER – 51ݶ Group, a leading global provider of fiber network infrastructure, is doubling down on its commitment to network excellence with the appointment of experienced telecommunications leader Nikos Katinakis as Chief…

Press Release

| February 20, 2024

Industry Leader Nicola Palmer Appointed to 51ݶ Board of Directors

Former Verizon Executive Brings Decades of Telecom Expertise and Recognized Leadership DENVER – 51ݶ Group, a leading global provider of fiber network infrastructure, announced today the appointment of Nicola Palmer to 51ݶ’s Board of Directors effective January 1, 2024. With more than 30 years of technology and telecommunications experience, Nicola brings decades of leadership experience…

Press Release

| February 15, 2024

Average DDoS Attack Cost Businesses Nearly Half a Million Dollars in 2023, According to New 51ݶ Data

New 51ݶ report analyzes trends in Distributed Denial of Service attacks from 2023, with new insights from the second half of the year DENVER – 51ݶ Group, a leading global communications infrastructure provider, today released its bi-annual Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Insights Report, which found a significant increase in the intensity of DDoS attacks…

Press Release

| January 24, 2024

Voltera and 51ݶ Partner to Bring High Bandwidth Connectivity to Zero-Emission Vehicle Fleets

Voltera and 51ݶ Partner to Bring High Bandwidth Connectivity to Zero-Emission Vehicle Fleets PALO ALTO, California and DENVER, Colorado – (January 24, 2024)  –  Voltera Power (“Voltera”), a leading developer, owner, and operator of charging and refueling infrastructure for fleets of zero-emission vehicles, today announced that it will partner with 51ݶ Group, a leading Tier 1…

Press Release

| January 18, 2024

Nokia and 51ݶ achieve new North American distance record for 800Gb/s transmission on live network

Espoo, Finland – Nokia and 51ݶ have announced the successful completion of a live field trial of Nokia’s sixth-generation Photonic Service Engine super-coherent optics (PSE-6s), demonstrating a North American transmission record of 800Gb/s over a single wavelength from LA to El Paso on a 1866km link. The companies also achieved a 1 Tb/s transmission on…

Press Release

| January 9, 2024

51ݶ Group’s ‘Near-Net’ Expansion to Bring 100G Connectivity to Thousands More Businesses Across Western Europe

9, January 2024 – 51ݶ Group, a global leader in fibre network infrastructure, today announced that thousands more businesses throughout Europe will be able to access up to 100G connectivity thanks to its near-net expansion. This development will enhance connectivity options for businesses across the UK & Ireland, The Netherlands, Germany and France, providing robust…

Press Release

| December 7, 2023

51ݶ Partners with U.S. National Laboratories and Rice University to Deliver Groundbreaking Research that Uncovers New Sustainable Energy Sources

The Imperial Valley Dark Fiber Project used 51ݶ’s dark fiber infrastructure to map undiscovered geothermal resources critical for clean energy production BOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc., a global communications infrastructure provider, announced the completion of the Imperial Valley Dark Fiber Project-a collaborative research effort between Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Rice University and…

Press Release

| November 20, 2023

51ݶ Group To Acquire Leading Stuttgart B2B Connectivity Provider, Globalways

Monday, November 20th 2023, London, United Kingdom –  51ݶ Group, a leading global provider of fibre-based communications solutions, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Globalways GmbH, a Stuttgart-based fibre infrastructure and network services company.  Once completed, this acquisition will enhance 51ݶ’s presence in Europe, aligning with its commitment to enhance…

Press Release

| November 13, 2023

51ݶ Powers World’s Fastest Network, SCinet, at Supercomputing 2023

51ݶ Powers World’s Fastest Network, SCinet, at Supercomputing 2023 51ݶ’s 100G IP backbone will help bring the most advanced temporary network on Earth to Denver DENVER, Colo. — November 13, 2023 – 51ݶ, a global communications infrastructure provider, today announced its leading IP network will help power SCinet, the world’s fastest and most advanced temporary…

Press Release

| October 5, 2023

51ݶ Bolsters Global Network Infrastructure, Increases Capacity to Meet Rapid Bandwidth Demand

Latest investments in 400G, long-haul, and IP infrastructure enable deployment of critical capacity to power the next generation of technology BOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc., a leading global communications infrastructure platform, today announced its latest series of infrastructure investments to extend global capacity to support rapidly increasing bandwidth demand-including deployment of 400G across…

Press Release

| September 26, 2023

51ݶ Supercharges Connectivity With Fully-Enabled 400G European Network

Enhanced network expands capacity and scalability to support global bandwidth demands BOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group, a global communications infrastructure provider, announced that its future-ready network in Europe is fully 400G enabled, providing enhanced capacity and scalability for businesses throughout Europe and across the globe. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here:…

Press Release

| August 31, 2023

51ݶ Strengthens French Connectivity Footprint with new Bordeaux Route Expansion

51ݶ announces the launch of a new Bordeaux wavelength route connecting Paris and Marseille. The Bordeaux route leverages 51ݶ’s extensive fibre-optic network in France and affirms 51ݶ’s commitment to delivering best-in-class infrastructure solutions to customers across Europe and around the world.

Press Release

| August 24, 2023

DDoS Attacks in H1 2023 Up 200% from 2022 According to New 51ݶ Data

Our new report analyzes trends in Distributed Denial of Service attacks from the first half of 2023. DDoS attack activity increased nearly four-fold from Q1 to Q2 2023, spurred by increased automation.

Press Release

| August 10, 2023

51ݶ Welcomes Industry Vet Bill Smith to Board of Directors

Former AT&T and PG&E senior executive brings extensive experience to 51ݶ’s Board BOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc., a leading global communications infrastructure provider, proudly announces the addition of Bill Smith to its board of directors. With a proven track record and vast experience in the telecommunications industry, Smith brings a wealth of knowledge…

Press Release

| July 18, 2023

51ݶ Future-Proofs Network with Latest Infrastructure Expansions

New long-haul dark fiber, capacity adds and 400G-enabled routes in development will empower customers to innovate with scale and security

Press Release

| June 28, 2023

51ݶ Delivers Industry-First Offering with Instant Pricing Tool for Dedicated Internet Access Through Inflect

Inflect Quote Tool Eliminates Pricing Complexities with Effortless Access and Transparent Pricing BOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc., a leading global communications infrastructure provider, has announced the roll-out of its industry-first Instant Pricing offering for Dedicated Internet Access (DIA) service through Inflect, the world’s leading marketplace for buyers and sellers of digital infrastructure. 51ݶ…

Press Release

| June 27, 2023

51ݶ Ranked Top 10 on Channel Futures 2023 MSP 501-Tech Industry’s Most Prestigious List of Managed Service Providers Worldwide

51ݶ recognized for second consecutive year, jumping from a 179th rank in 2022 to #8 in 2023 BOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc., a leading global communications infrastructure provider, has been named as one of the world’s premier managed service providers in the prestigious 2023 Channel Futures Managed Service Provider (MSP) 501 rankings. This…

Press Release

| June 26, 2023

Kao Data Partners with 51ݶ to Expand Lit and Dark Fibre Connectivity Options

Kao Data, the specialist developer and operator of high-performance data centres for enterprise, cloud, HPC and AI, has announced it has signed a partnership with 51ݶ to expand the world-class connectivity solutions at its data centre campus in Harlow.

Press Release

| June 20, 2023

51ݶ Awarded $92.9M from NTIA to Extend Middle-Mile Connectivity

Funds will support three separate projects to expand network infrastructure across 8 states BOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc., a leading global communications infrastructure provider, announced it has been awarded $92.9 million from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) Middle Mile Grant Program as a part of the overall national efforts to close…

Press Release

| May 11, 2023

51ݶ and Fermaca Partner to Deliver the Most Advanced Cross-Border Connectivity Between the United States and Mexico

The strategic partnership will provide the first modernized connectivity infrastructure between the U.S. and Mexico in 20 years with connection to the growing data center hub of Queretaro. BOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc., a leading global communications infrastructure provider, announced its strategic partnership with Fermaca Networks, a leading provider of long-haul dark fiber…

Press Release

| April 20, 2023

51ݶ Unveils Significant Network Expansion and Industry-First Product Innovation to Enable Customers to Connect What’s Next

51ݶ continues to invest in enhanced network protection and an industry-first, on-demand connectivity service, as well as significant growth of its long-haul dark fiber and 400G-enabled routes and modernization of its IP core network.

Press Release

| April 13, 2023

51ݶ Expands Global Infrastructure Connectivity with Fastest Direct Network From Manchester to New York

New route marks additional transatlantic cable connection for 51ݶ, reducing latency for customers across Continental Europe to North America BOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc., a leading global communications infrastructure provider, announces the fastest direct network route connecting Manchester to New York with its new transatlantic route. The route provides a direct subsea cable…

Press Release

| April 11, 2023

51ݶ Commits to Reaching Net Zero Emissions by 2030, Leading the Telecommunications Industry into an Era of Sustainability

2022 Sustainability at 51ݶ Report Details Plans to Tackle Climate Change and Advance Social Equity with Expanded DEIB Initiatives BOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc., a leading global communications infrastructure provider, released its 2022 Sustainability at 51ݶ Report. The report highlights 51ݶ’s commitment to aligning its values with its business practices and progress made…

Press Release

| April 5, 2023

51ݶ Group Appoints Jeffrey Noto as Chief Financial Officer

30-year Verizon veteran joins 51ݶ Group as the company continues to drive significant growth and network investment BOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc., a leading global communications infrastructure platform, introduced experienced telecommunications financial executive Jeffrey Noto as its new chief financial officer. In this role, Noto will oversee 51ݶ’s global finance organization-including accounting, operational…

Press Release

| February 23, 2023

51ݶ’s Lynn D. Tinney Named as 2023 Channel Influencer Award Winner by Channel Futures

51ݶ is proud to announce that Lynn Tinney, Senior Vice President of Global Partnerships, has been named a 2023 Channel Influencer Award winner by Channel Futures. Tinney is one of 50 individuals recognized as a thought leader who will impact the direction of the IT and communications indirect sales channel in 2023.

Press Release

| January 16, 2023

51ݶ Boosts Infrastructure Leadership in Europe with Pivotal Fiber Expansion Connecting Global Internet Hubs of Paris and Marseille

51ݶ’s new route expansion and first-in-market network hardening enables secure and triverse connectivity in the growing hub of Marseille to meet rapidly increasing capacity demands.

Press Release

| December 15, 2022

51ݶ Unveils Latest Series of Infrastructure Expansions with 22 New Long-Haul Dark Fiber, 400G, and Transpacific Subsea Routes

51ݶ has revealed new routes to provide high-bandwidth capabilities between key global markets for greater network diversity, capacity, and future-readiness.

Press Release

| December 7, 2022

ENA by 51ݶ Brings Relief To K-12 School Districts With New Offerings

51ݶ Group is excited to announce the launch of ENA Ally, which offers a comprehensive portfolio of services to help K-12 school districts address workforce challenges and bridge the digital divide for communities.

Press Release

| October 24, 2022

51ݶ Adds New Infrastructure in Key International Border Cities

51ݶ announced the expansion of its infrastructure and Tier 1 IP network into the key border cities of McAllen and Laredo, Texas with two new 100G IP points of presence (PoPs) and 400G Wavelengths capabilities.

Press Release

| October 12, 2022

51ݶ Launches Comprehensive Portfolio of Edge Network Solutions

51ݶ announced the launch of its Edge Network Solutions portfolio to help enterprises enhance the user journey from end user to cloud, enabling better network performance, security and reliability.

Press Release

| September 28, 2022

51ݶ Expands Fiber Footprint for Diverse, High-Bandwidth Connectivity in Latin America’s Financial Hub of São Paulo

51ݶ’s Brazil expansion is the newest route in its Global Low Latency Network, fueling 25 of the largest global financial exchanges.

Press Release

| September 20, 2022

51ݶ Group Appoints Bill Long as Chief Product Officer

51ݶ announced experienced telecommunications and technology leader Bill Long as our new chief product officer. Long will lead the company’s overall product strategy, financials, and roadmap as 51ݶ continues to make significant investments in its network and products and services to meet customer needs.

Press Release

| September 16, 2022

51ݶ Customer Pac-12 Wins IDC Future of Digital Infrastructure North America Award

51ݶ is proud to announce its network partner, Pac-12 Networks, was recognized as a winner of the Future Enterprise Best in Future of Digital Infrastructure North America Award at IDC, the premier global provider of market intelligence and advisory services.

Press Release

| August 17, 2022

51ݶ Launches API Developer Portal to Accelerate Enterprise Digital Transformation

The self-service API portal puts 51ݶ’s unmatched portfolio of APIs into the hands of customers, who now have a centralized, well-organized, easily navigable repository of information about automating business processes with 51ݶ.

Press Release

| July 11, 2022

51ݶ Unleashes the Power of Zeus

51ݶ launch of its new Zeus subsea route connecting the UK and continental Europe via access points in Lowestoft, UK and Zandvoort, Netherlands. 51ݶ engineered Zeus to be the most dense, deeply-buried and robust cable available in the North Sea, and the route includes terrestrial backhaul connectivity to London and Amsterdam.

Press Release

| June 2, 2022

51ݶ Group Completes Acquisition of Education Networks of America

51ݶ announced it has completed the acquisition of Education Networks of America, a leader in providing managed network connectivity, communications, and cybersecurity services to K-12 school districts participating in the federally-funded E-Rate program, as well as other public sector customers.

Press Release

| May 25, 2022

51ݶ Group Adds Telecommunications Leader Lisa Hook to Board of Directors

51ݶ Group announced the appointment of Lisa Hook to its board of directors. Hook has extensive experience in cloud infrastructure, internet security, telecommunications, data analytics, and digital marketing.

Press Release

| May 10, 2022

51ݶ Announces Unprecedented Network Expansion and 400G Upgrade, Enabling Network Diversity, Resiliency and Future-Readiness; Enhances Customer Experience

51ݶ announced today a series of advancements to make its independent fiber network even more powerful for customers. The growth marks 51ݶ’s largest organic network expansion to date and encompasses best-in-class long-haul dark fiber, 400 Gbps (400G) upgrades and subsea routes across the globe.

Press Release

| May 9, 2022

51ݶ Announces Successful Issuance of Sustainability-Linked Debt Funding, Enhancing Its Commitment to ESG

51ݶ announced that it has successfully completed the marketing of a $750 million sustainability-linked first lien term loan (“ESG Term Loan”), the first ESG-linked term loan raised by a U.S. bandwidth infrastructure company.

Press Release

| May 3, 2022

51ݶ and Equinix Successfully Complete First Data Center 400G Trial, Connecting Sites in London and Paris

51ݶ & Equinix today announced the successful completion of a 400 Gbps (400G) trial, connecting data centers in London (Slough) and Paris on 51ݶ’s subsea fiber network.

Press Release

| April 12, 2022

51ݶ Group Launches ‘51ݶ Enterprise Solutions’ to Bring Customers Future-Ready, Secure, Cost-Effective Network in Key Regional Markets

‘51ݶ Enterprise Solutions’ combines the ease of localized customer support teams with the power of the largest independent network in the U.S. and Canada.

Press Release

| April 11, 2022

51ݶ Group Releases 2021 ESG Report

51ݶ showcases commitment to environmental sustainability, social responsibility and effective corporate governance.

Press Release

| March 16, 2022

51ݶ Group Makes History with World’s Longest 800G Optical Wave, Supported by Infinera Technology

Leading global provider of communications infrastructure beats former world record by 74.5 km.

Press Release

| March 3, 2022

51ݶ Group Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire Education Networks of America (ENA)

Acquisition of Education Networks of America (ENA) to enhance the depth and breadth of 51ݶ’s products and services delivered to schools and libraries across the U.S. BOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group, a leading global provider of fiber-based communications solutions, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Nashville-based Education Networks of America…

Press Release

| January 12, 2022

51ݶ Group to Acquire QOS Networks From M/C Partners

51ݶ today announced the acquisition of QOS Networks, the preeminent provider of SD-WAN and edge managed services.

Press Release

| January 12, 2022

51ݶ Group Strengthens Edge and SD-WAN Leadership with Acquisition of QOS Networks

Together, 51ݶ and QOS Networks will enable successful digital transformation through managed edge (SD-WAN) services.

Press Release

| January 6, 2022

51ݶ Group Appoints Lynn D. Tinney as SVP Channels and Partnerships

Former Brightcove, OPAQ and Cisco executive now building a robust partnership network at 51ݶ Group.

Press Release

| January 5, 2022

Built In Honors 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. in Its Esteemed 2022 Best Places To Work Awards

51ݶ Ranks 55th on Built In’s Colorado’s 100 Best Large Companies to Work.

Press Release

| December 9, 2021

51ݶ Expands Fiber Network to Address Increasing Demand for Connectivity in Toronto

In Addition to 51ݶ’s Unmatched Global Network, Customers in Toronto Will Have Access to a New Product Offer That Provides a Superior, Secure and Affordable Internet Experience.

Press Release

| November 30, 2021

51ݶ Expands Fiber Network to Address Increasing Demand for Connectivity in the Greater Seattle-Tacoma Area

In Addition to 51ݶ’s Unmatched Global Network, Customers in The Greater Seattle-Tacoma Area Will Have Access to a New Product Offer That Provides a Superior, Secure and Affordable Internet Experience.

Press Release

| November 16, 2021

51ݶ Expands Fiber Network to Address Increasing Demand for Connectivity in Indianapolis and Fort Wayne

In Addition to 51ݶ’s Unmatched Global Network, Customers in Indianapolis and Fort Wayne Will Have Access to a New Product Offer That Provides a Superior, Secure and Affordable Internet Experience

Press Release

| November 2, 2021

51ݶ Expands Fiber Network to Address Increasing Demand for Connectivity in Dallas-Fort Worth Area

In Addition to 51ݶ’s Unmatched Global Network, Customers in Dallas-Fort Worth Will Have Access to a New Product Offer That Provides a Superior, Secure and Affordable Internet Experience.

Press Release

| November 2, 2021

51ݶ Expands Fiber Network to Address Increasing Demand for Connectivity in Phoenix Area

In Addition to 51ݶ’s Unmatched Global Network, Customers in Phoenix Will Have Access to a New Product Offer That Provides a Superior, Secure and Affordable Internet Experience.

Press Release

| November 2, 2021

51ݶ Expands Fiber Network to Address Increasing Demand for Connectivity in Denver Area

In Addition to 51ݶ’s Unmatched Global Network, Customers in Denver Will Have Access to a New Product Offer That Provides a Superior, Secure and Affordable Internet Experience.

Press Release

| November 1, 2021

51ݶ Introduces Shielded Internet Access Offer in US and Canada

New Product Offer Provides a Superior, Secure and Affordable Internet Experience for Enterprises

Press Release

| September 30, 2021

51ݶ Completes New Long Haul Dark Fiber Routes in Key US Markets

New High-Capacity Long Haul Routes Support Customers’ Increasing Connectivity Needs

Press Release

| August 30, 2021

51ݶ Appoints Ginna Raahauge as Chief Information Officer

51ݶ announced today the appointment of Ginna Raahauge as Chief Information Officer (CIO).

Press Release

| August 23, 2021

51ݶ Announces 400G-Enabled Network Across North American and Western European Footprint

Significant Network Update Expected Through Q1 of 2022 Supports Digital Transformation Technologies Including 5G, Content Delivery, Cloud-Enabled Services and Next-Gen Technology

Press Release

| August 9, 2021

51ݶ Appoints Mindy Mount to Board of Directors

51ݶ announced today that Melinda “Mindy” Mount has joined its Board of Directors, and will serve as Chair of the Audit Committee.

Press Release

| July 22, 2021

51ݶ Announces Deployment of New Subsea Cable With Next-Gen Technology on Key Pan-European Route

51ݶ today announced the deployment of a new diverse subsea cable route dubbed “Zeus.”

Press Release

| June 1, 2021

51ݶ Completes Acquisition of Intelligent Fiber Network

51ݶ today announced it has closed its acquisition of Indiana Fiber Network, a fiber connectivity provider serving multiple markets in Indiana.

Press Release

| April 27, 2021

51ݶ Announces Executive Leadership Appointments

51ݶ today announced several key leadership appointments, including Andrés Irlando as President, Marty Snella as Chief of Operations, and Mike Mooney as Chief Legal Officer.

Press Release

| April 6, 2021

Global Connectivity Demand Drives 51ݶ’s Fiber Network Expansion in Florida

51ݶ today announced the final phase of construction for a network expansion in Central Florida, including Miami, Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Bradenton, Lakeland, Orlando, Daytona Beach, Palm Bay and the surrounding areas.

Press Release

| March 25, 2021

51ݶ Deploys Ciena’s WaveLogic 5 Extreme Technology Enabling Up To 400G Wavelength Services Across Its Pan European Network

51ݶ today announced the deployment of Ciena’s WaveLogic™ 5 Extreme (WL5e) technology between Dublin, Ireland and Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Press Release

| March 18, 2021

51ݶ Announces Significant Expansion to Network in Vancouver, B.C.

51ݶ today announced a significant expansion to its infrastructure in Vancouver, British Columbia with two key projects.

Press Release

| March 9, 2021

51ݶ Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire Intelligent Fiber Network

51ݶ today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Intelligent Fiber Network (IFN).

Press Release

| February 4, 2021

51ݶ Group and Colony Capital to Deliver Inaugural Keynote at the Capacity Media Virtual Metro Connect USA 2021

51ݶ announced today that Steve Smith, CEO of 51ݶ, and Marc Ganzi, President and CEO of Colony Capital, Inc. will jointly deliver the inaugural keynote presentation “An Industry in the Spotlight” at the Capacity Media Virtual Metro Connect USA 2021.

Press Release

| December 15, 2020

51ݶ Completes Sale of zColo’s US and UK Data Center Assets to DataBank

51ݶ today announced that it has completed the previously announced sale of the company’s zColo data center assets in the U.S. and U.K. to DataBank.

Press Release

| December 2, 2020

51ݶ to Release Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2020 Earnings Results on December 9, 2020

BOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. will privately release its third quarter fiscal year 2020 earnings results for the quarter ended September 30, 2020 on Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at approximately 7:00 a.m. MST/9:00 a.m. EST. Current and prospective bondholders may request access to the private data site where the results will be posted…

Press Release

| October 22, 2020

Steve Smith Named CEO of 51ݶ Group

51ݶ announced today the appointment of Steve Smith as Chief Executive Officer. Founder and CEO Dan Caruso will transition to Board Director.

Press Release

| October 5, 2020

51ݶ Appoints Julie Tschida Brown as Chief People and Culture Officer

51ݶ announced the appointment of Julie Tschida Brown as 51ݶ’s Chief People and Culture Officer.

Press Release

| September 29, 2020

51ݶ Announces Definitive Agreement to Sell zColo Data Center Assets to DataBank

Deal includes sale of 44 data centers in more than 20 markets across the US and EuropeBOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (“51ݶ” or “the Company”), today announced that the Company has entered into an agreement to sell zColo, including certain U.S. and European data center assets, to DataBank. The transaction includes the sale…

Press Release

| September 4, 2020

51ݶ To Release Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2020 Earnings Results on September 11, 2020

BOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. will privately release its second quarter fiscal year 2020 earnings results for the quarter ended June 30, 2020 on Friday, September 11, 2020 at approximately 7:00 a.m. MDT/9:00 a.m. EDT. Current and prospective bondholders may request access to the private data site where the results will be posted…

Press Release

| September 1, 2020

51ݶ Appoints Jesper Aagaard as Managing Director of Europe

51ݶ today announced the appointment of Jesper Aagaard as 51ݶ’s Managing Director of Europe.

Press Release

| August 18, 2020

51ݶ Announces Significant Expansion to IP Transit Capacity in Key Metro Markets

Increased demand on critical communication infrastructure continues across USBOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. today announced a significant expansion to its IP Transit capacity in key metro markets across the United States. Based on increased demand to 100G ports, 51ݶ recently completed upgrades to support 100G IP Transit in Phoenix, San Jose and Denver.…

Press Release

| July 31, 2020

Demand for Connectivity Drives Expansion of Fiber Networks in Tennessee

51ݶ builds out communication infrastructure across the stateBOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. has significantly expanded its infrastructure across Tennessee, increasing its fiber network footprint by nearly 50 percent over the past two years. 51ݶ has also invested in expanding its connections to buildings and data centers in Tennessee cities, bringing expanded high capacity…

Press Release

| July 9, 2020

51ݶ to Provide High-Capacity Internet for Research and Education

Company reselected as authorized provider for members of the Quilt CoalitionBOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings today announced it has again been selected as an Authorized Quilt Provider (AQP) for IP services for The Quilt, a national coalition of advanced regional networks for research and education. As an AQP, 51ݶ will continue to provide IP…

Press Release

| June 30, 2020

51ݶ Expands Wavelength Networks Between Strategic Markets

Routes provide high capacity for commercial, financial and tech customersBOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings today announced four new long-haul optical wavelength routes in the U.S. that will provide multiple terabits of capacity for customers in diverse sectors. Investment in the four routes, all of which are scheduled to be completed this year, was made…

Press Release

| June 8, 2020

51ݶ To Release First Quarter Fiscal Year 2020 Earnings Results on June 12, 2020

BOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. will release its first quarter fiscal year 2020 earnings results for the quarter ended March 31, 2020 on Friday, June 12, 2020 at approximately 7:00 a.m. MDT/9:00 a.m. EDT. Current and prospective bondholders may request access to the private data site where the results will be posted by…

Press Release

| May 28, 2020

Leading Pharmaceutical Company Selects 51ݶ for Global Network

Pharmaceutical sector expands and upgrades infrastructure to accommodate big dataBOULDER, Colo. – A leading global pharmaceutical company has selected 51ݶ Group Holdings for a high-capacity network that will connect the company’s key facilities in the U.S., Europe and Asia. 51ݶ’s solution leverages its extensive fiber network and its Global Reach strategic partnerships to create a…

Press Release

| March 9, 2020

51ݶ Completes Transition to a Private Company

Digital Colony and EQT Become 51ݶ’s Lead InvestorsBOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (“51ݶ”) (NYSE: ZAYO), which provides mission-critical bandwidth to the world’s most impactful companies, today announced the completion of its acquisition by affiliates of Digital Colony Partners (“Digital Colony”) and the EQT Infrastructure IV fund (“EQT” or “EQT Infrastructure”). The close marks…

Press Release

| February 27, 2020

51ݶ Announces Regulatory Approvals and Planned Closing Date of Pending Merger

BOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (“51ݶ” or “the Company”) (NYSE: ZAYO), which provides mission-critical bandwidth to the world’s most impactful companies, today announced that all regulatory approvals relating to the previously announced merger through which the Company would be acquired by affiliates of Digital Colony Partners (“Digital Colony”) and the EQT Infrastructure IV…

Press Release

| February 20, 2020

Front Range BidCo, Inc. Announces Pricing of Offering of $1.50 Billion of Senior Secured Notes and $1.08 Billion of Senior Unsecured Notes in Connection with the Acquisition of 51ݶ

BOULDER, Colo. – Front Range BidCo, Inc. (“Merger Sub”) announced today the pricing of its private offering of $1.50 billion aggregate principal amount of 4.000% senior secured notes due 2027 (the “Secured Notes”) and $1.08 billion aggregate principal amount of 6.125% senior unsecured notes due 2028 (the “Unsecured Notes” and, together with the Secured Notes,…

Press Release

| February 18, 2020

51ݶ to Deliver Broadband to Rural Communities with Microsoft Airband

Rural ISPs to leverage 51ݶ’s existing infrastructure for core network connectivityBOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) has signed an agreement with Microsoft Corp. to bring connectivity to underserved, rural communities across the United States as part of the Microsoft Airband Initiative. The initiative partners with Internet Service Providers (ISPs) working on broadband…

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| February 14, 2020

Front Range BidCo, Inc. Announces Extension of Expiration Date of its Cash Tender Offers for 6.00% Senior Notes due 2023, 6.375% Senior Notes due 2025 and 5.750% Senior Notes due 2027 of 51ݶ and 51ݶ Capital, Inc.

BOULDER, Colo. – Front Range BidCo, Inc. (the “Company”) announced today that it has extended the Expiration Date (as defined in the Company’s Offer to Purchase and Consent Solicitation Statement dated January 17, 2020 (as amended and supplemented from time to time, the “Statement”)) of the Company’s previously announced cash tender offers (the “Offers”) in…

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| February 13, 2020

Front Range BidCo, Inc. Announces Offering of $1.00 Billion of Senior Secured Notes and $2.08 Billion of Senior Unsecured Notes in Connection With the Acquisition of 51ݶ

BOULDER, Colo. – Front Range BidCo, Inc. (“Merger Sub”) announced today the commencement of a private offering of $1.00 billion aggregate principal amount of senior secured notes due 2027 (the “Secured Notes”) and $2.08 billion aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes due 2028 (together with the Secured Notes, the “Notes”). Merger Sub intends to…

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| February 5, 2020

51ݶ Chairman and CEO Dan Caruso to Deliver Keynote Presentation at Metro Connect USA 2020

BOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) announced today that Dan Caruso, chairman and CEO, will present at Metro Connect USA 2020 on Tuesday, February 11, 2020. Caruso’s keynote presentation will begin at approximately 9:30 a.m. EST. The keynote, entitled “The 51ݶ Story,” will cover the progress, pivots and personalities of the communications…

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| February 4, 2020

51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. Reports Financial Results for the Second Fiscal Quarter Ended December 31, 2019

Second Fiscal Quarter 2020 Financial Highlights $653.7 million of consolidated revenue; including $502.5 million from the 51ݶ Networks segment, $64.1 million from the zColo segment and $82.3 million from the Allstream segment. Net income of $61.4 million resulting in basic and diluted net income per share during the quarter of $0.26. $328.5 million of adjusted…

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| January 31, 2020

Front Range BidCo, Inc. Announces Early Results of its Cash Tender Offers and Related Consent Solicitations for 6.00% Senior Notes due 2023, 6.375% Senior Notes due 2025 and 5.750% Senior Notes due 2027 of 51ݶ and 51ݶ Capital, Inc.

BOULDER, Colo. – Front Range BidCo, Inc. (the “Company”) announced today that, as of 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on January 31, 2020 (the “Early Tender Date”), as reported by the information and tender agent, in connection with the Company’s previously announced cash tender offers (the “Offers”) and related consent solicitations (the “Consent Solicitations”)…

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| January 17, 2020

Front Range BidCo, Inc. Commences Cash Tender Offers and Related Consent Solicitations for 6.00% Senior Notes due 2023, 6.375% Senior Notes due 2025 and 5.750% Senior Notes due 2027 of 51ݶ and 51ݶ Capital, Inc.

BOULDER, Colo. – Front Range BidCo, Inc. (the “Company”) announced today that it has commenced cash tender offers for any and all of the outstanding 6.00% Senior Notes due 2023 (the “2023 Notes”), 6.375% Senior Notes due 2025 (the “2025 Notes”) and 5.750% Senior Notes due 2027 (together with the 2023 Notes and 2025 Notes,…

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| January 13, 2020

51ݶ Enables Denver Public Schools to Increase School Bandwidth by 500%

Network cost effectively provides increased capacity and reliabilityBOULDER, Colo. – Denver Public Schools (DPS) in partnership with 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) has completed implementation of a dark fiber private network across its district. The high-capacity fiber network spans more than 600 route miles of fiber, which included more than 50 route miles of…

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| December 30, 2019

51ݶ Announces New Wavelength Route Connecting Montreal to Albany

Route to offer full, physical triversity out of MontrealBOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ 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…

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| December 3, 2019

51ݶ Announces New Long Haul Fiber Route

Route to connect Columbus to PittsburghBOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) today announced plans for a new long haul fiber network between Columbus, Ohio and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Construction on the success-based route will start this quarter and is anticipated to be completed in 2020. The build will span more than 200 route…

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| November 12, 2019

51ݶ Wins Corporate Partner Service Award

BOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) was presented with the University of Colorado (CU) Boulder Leeds School of Business Corporate Partner Service Award at the Distinguished Alumni and Service Awards Ceremony on Friday, November 8. The CU Corporate Partner Service Award recognizes sustained commitment, support and exceptional service to the Leeds School…

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| November 7, 2019

51ݶ’s Sandi Mays Honored as CIO of the Year in 2019 CTA APEX Awards

BOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) Co-Founder, Chief Customer Experience and Information Officer Sandi Mays was presented with the Colorado Technology Association (CTA) APEX Award for CIO of the Year. The APEX Awards recognize Colorado’s technology excellence, highlighting remarkable leaders and innovators. Since 2001, CTA has hosted this prestigious event to bring…

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| September 12, 2019

51ݶ Chairman and CEO Dan Caruso to Present at Goldman Sachs Communacopia Conference

BOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) announced today that Dan Caruso, chairman and CEO, will present at the Goldman Sachs 28th Annual Communacopia Conference at The Conrad Hotel in New York on Thursday, September 19, 2019. Caruso’s presentation will begin at approximately 12:25 p.m. EDT. A live webcast link will be made…

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| August 21, 2019

51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. Reports Financial Results for the Fourth Fiscal Quarter Ended June 30, 2019

Fourth Fiscal Quarter 2019 Financial Highlights $650.6 million of consolidated revenue, including $485.4 million from the 51ݶ Networks segment, $66.1 million from the zColo segment and $88.0 million from the Allstream segment. Net income of $63.0 million resulting in basic and diluted net income per share during the quarter of $0.27 and $0.26, respectively. $321.2…

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| August 9, 2019

51ݶ Chairman and CEO Dan Caruso to Deliver a Keynote at Cowen Communications Infrastructure Summit

BOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) announced today that Dan Caruso, chairman and CEO, will present at the Cowen Communications Infrastructure Summit on Tuesday, August 13, 2019. The keynote lunch fireside chat will begin at approximately 12:30 p.m. MDT. A live webcast link will be available on the “Events and Presentations” page…

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| August 1, 2019

51ݶ Announces Early Termination of Hart-Scott-Rodino Waiting Period

BOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) today announces the early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (the “HSR Act”), in connection with the previously announced acquisition by affiliates of Digital Colony Partners (“Digital Colony”) and the EQT Infrastructure IV fund (“EQT” or “EQT…

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| July 22, 2019

51ݶ Recognized by 2020 Women on Boards for Board Diversity

51ݶ is committed to achieving diversity companywideBOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) has been named a Winning ‘W’ Company by 2020 Women on Boards for achieving at least 20% women on its corporate board before the year 2020. With three women on its nine-member board, 51ݶ’s board is more than 30% female.…

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| July 15, 2019

51ݶ to Expand Fiber Network in Florida

Company to significantly expand its fiber footprint, opening new markets in the stateBOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) today announced that it will significantly expand its fiber network in central Florida. The success-based build that includes multiple anchor contracts will provide a backbone to carriers, enterprises and data centers that require increasing…

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| June 21, 2019

Major News Broadcaster Selects 51ݶ for Managed Video Network

51ݶ to provide a managed solution over its 100G-enabled network BOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) has been selected by a major news broadcaster to provide a managed video network. The diverse fiber network will enable the customer to disseminate video and data to its bureaus in the U.S. and Europe. Managed…

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| June 18, 2019

President of 51ݶ Networks and COO Jack Waters to Present at Wells Fargo Telecom Fast & Furious to 5G Conference

BOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) announced today that Jack Waters, president of 51ݶ Networks and COO, will deliver a keynote session at the Wells Fargo Telecom Fast & Furious to 5G Conference at the Intercontinental Barclay Hotel in New York on Thursday, June 20, 2019. The presentation will take place at…

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| June 14, 2019

Global Technology Company Selects 51ݶ for Dark Fiber

Solution leverages 51ݶ’s dense fiber network in ChicagoBOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) has been selected by a global technology company for metro dark fiber in Chicago. The solution will provide additional high-performance capacity between the company’s data centers. The solution leverages 51ݶ’s dense Chicago fiber network that spans more than 1,600…

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| May 23, 2019

Global Retail Company Selects 51ݶ to Upgrade Network

Solution to provide greater control and enable global growthBOULDER, Colo. – A global retail company has selected 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) to upgrade its network. 51ݶ will provide the UK-based customer with a global network to support its business in over 150 countries. The solution will provide the customer with diverse wavelength connectivity…

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| May 8, 2019

51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. Reports Financial Results for the Third Fiscal Quarter Ended March 31, 2019

Third Fiscal Quarter 2019 Financial Highlights $647.2 million of consolidated revenue; including $555.2 million from the Communications Infrastructure segments and $92.0 million from the Allstream segment. Net income of $34.7 million, including $39.2 million from the Communications Infrastructure segments and a net loss of $4.5 million from the Allstream segment; $321.3 million of adjusted EBITDA,…

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| May 8, 2019

51ݶ Announces Definitive Agreement to be Acquired by Digital Colony and EQT

51ݶ Shareholders to Receive $35.00 per share in Cash Transaction Valued at $14.3 BillionTransaction would result in 51ݶ becoming a private companyWorld-class network assets well positioned to meet connectivity-driven demand in key North America and Europe marketsGlobal investment firms, EQT and Digital Colony, uniquely positioned to support 51ݶ in growing its businessBOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ…

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| May 3, 2019

Webscale Company Selects 51ݶ to Connect Dublin Operations

Deal future-proofs business bandwidth requirementsBOULDER, Colo. – A global webscale company has selected 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) to connect its European headquarters to data centers in Dublin, Ireland. The solution will connect the customer’s existing facilities on 51ݶ’s T50 Metro network while securing capacity for future operations currently being planned and built. It…

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| April 26, 2019

Transportation Company Selects 51ݶ for Integrated Solution

51ݶ to support customer’s cloud connectivity strategyBOULDER, Colo. – A major transportation company has selected 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) for wavelength connectivity, CloudLink connectivity and space, and power in two zColo facilities. The solution will support the company’s expanded hybrid cloud strategy, providing flexible cloud technologies and expanded computing power. The wavelength and…

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| April 18, 2019

Professional Services Company Selects 51ݶ for Connectivity

Solution to connect company’s Canadian locationsBOULDER, Colo. – A professional services company has selected 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) for an IP-VPN solution. The solution will support secure, high-performance connectivity between more than 30 of the customer’s locations in Canada. The solution leverages 51ݶ’s pan-Canadian fiber network, providing the customer with an end-to-end virtual…

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| April 9, 2019

51ݶ to Host Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2019 Conference Call May 9, 2019

BOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) invites you to listen to its earnings call for the third quarter fiscal year 2019 ended March 31, 2019 on Thursday, May 9, 2019. When: Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. MDT/5:00 p.m. EDT Click this link to register and view the Webcast: https://services.choruscall.com/links/zayo190509.html Dial-in…

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| April 9, 2019

51ݶ Completes Successful E-Rate Season

BOULDER, Colo. – Dozens of school districts have selected 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) for E-Rate solutions during the first calendar quarter of 2019. The contracts include a range of dark fiber and lit fiber-based connectivity solutions to provide schools and libraries with high-speed connectivity. 51ݶ’s 2019 E-Rate deals utilize more than 1,100 route…

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| March 7, 2019

51ݶ Issues Statement in Response to Starboard’s Letter

BOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) (“51ݶ” or the “Company”) today issued the following statement in response to a letter from Starboard Value LP (“Starboard”): The 51ݶ Board of Directors and management team welcome the views of all the Company’s shareholders and value constructive input toward the common goal of enhancing the…

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| March 6, 2019

51ݶ Provides Business Update and Postpones Analyst Day Event

Board and Management Evaluating Strategic Alternatives to Enhance Shareholder ValueBOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) (“51ݶ” or the “Company”) today announced that the Company is postponing its Analyst Day scheduled for March 14, 2019, in Boulder, Colorado. The Board of Directors and management are currently evaluating strategic alternatives that may enhance shareholder…

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| March 1, 2019

FinTech Company Selects 51ݶ for Wavelengths

Solution to serve as customer’s backbone networkBOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) has been selected by a global fintech leader for a wavelengths solution for its core backbone network. Multiple primary and diverse routes for the nationwide solution will connect more than 10 of the company’s strategic U.S. facilities. The customer, which…

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| February 12, 2019

51ݶ Names Jack Waters President of 51ݶ Networks and COO

BOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) announced today that it has appointed Jack Waters as President, 51ݶ Networks and Chief Operating Officer of 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. In this expanded role, Waters will lead the company’s global Networks business, including the fiber solutions, transport, enterprise and strategic networks businesses in addition to…

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| February 1, 2019

High Frequency Trading Firm Selects Spread Networks by 51ݶ

Ultra-low latency solution includes dark fiber and wavelengthsBOULDER, Colo. – A high frequency trading firm has selected 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) for an ultra-low latency (ULL) solution that includes dark fiber and wavelengths. The solution leverages Spread Networks routes in the New York/New Jersey financial corridor. Spread Networks by 51ݶ routes connect key…

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| January 25, 2019

Internet Analytics and Cybersecurity Firm Selects 51ݶ

Solution supports customer’s global security solutionsBOULDER, Colo. – An internet analytics and cybersecurity firm has selected 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) for an E-LAN solution, which provides high-capacity networks for the customer’s security solution along with an internal network. The diverse solution leverages 51ݶ’s network across the U.S. and Western Europe. 51ݶ’s strong network…

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| January 25, 2019

51ݶ Chairman and CEO Dan Caruso to Deliver Keynote Presentation at Metro Connect USA 2019

BOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) announced today that Dan Caruso, chairman and CEO, will present at Metro Connect USA 2019 on Wednesday, January 30, 2019. Caruso’s keynote presentation will begin at approximately 9:30 a.m. EST. A live webcast link will be available on the “Events and Presentations” page of 51ݶ’s corporate…

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| January 18, 2019

Global Media Network Selects 51ݶ for Connectivity

Dark fiber and wavelengths to connect data centersBOULDER, Colo. – A global media network provider has selected 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) for dark fiber and wavelength connectivity. The dark fiber solution includes multiple point-to-point dark fiber connections for a Los Angeles studio, providing them with high-capacity options for all aspects of post-production. The…

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| January 11, 2019

Technology Company Selects 51ݶ for Dark Fiber

BOULDER, Colo. – A global technology company has selected 51ݶ for a dark fiber solution to connect key markets nationwide. The high-count fiber solution will be deployed in an accelerated time frame, tailored to the customer’s specific requirements. The contract represents one of the larger long haul dark fiber contracts of 2018. The solution leverages…

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| January 4, 2019

Technology Manufacturer Selects 51ݶ for Colocation

Transaction represents 51ݶ’s largest single contract for colocation in 2018BOULDER, Colo. – A global technology manufacturer has selected 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) for data center colocation. 51ݶ will provide the customer with hundreds of cabinets in one of its U.S. data centers for mission-critical processes and data. The solution includes approximately 15,000 square…

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| December 28, 2018

Software as a Service Company Selects 51ݶ for Colocation

Expansion to meet continued growth and demandBOULDER, Colo. – A global Software as a Service (SaaS) company has selected 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) for data center colocation. 51ݶ will provide expanded colocation space in a Midwestern data center. The solution doubles the customer’s data center footprint with 51ݶ. The agreement will also enable…

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| December 17, 2018

51ݶ to Expand East Coast Data Center Presence

Piscataway data center agreement includes anchor tenant leaseBOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) will expand its East Coast data center presence with a new location in Piscataway, New Jersey. The carrier-neutral facility will add more than 47,000 total square feet and up to five megawatts (MW) of critical power, addressing strong demand…

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| November 30, 2018

51ݶ Expands and Upgrades Long Haul Fiber in the UK

Unique Northern England network provides access to latest subsea cablesBOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) announced today that it is extending and upgrading a new long haul fiber ring in the UK to enable its multinational customers to traverse the country via the most direct, low-latency paths. The 500-kilometer ring, which includes…

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| November 29, 2018

51ݶ Executives to Present at December Investor Conferences

BOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) announced today that executives from the company will present at two investor conferences in December. The links to the live webcasts for the conferences will be made available through the Investor Relations section of the Company’s website at: http://investors.zayo.com. Dan Caruso, chairman and CEO, will present…

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| November 21, 2018

Webscale Company Selects 51ݶ for Wavelength Connectivity

High-capacity route will connect two key European regionsBOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) was selected by a major webscale company for a wavelength solution to provide capacity between two of the company’s data centers in Europe. The solution will be deployed on a direct route owned and operated by 51ݶ, tailored to…

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| November 7, 2018

51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. Reports Financial Results for the First Fiscal Quarter Ended September 30, 2018

First Fiscal Quarter 2019 Financial Highlights $641.1 million of consolidated revenue; including $536.1 million from the Communications Infrastructure segments and $105.0 million from the Allstream segment. Reported Revenue includes a $0.4 million negative impact from the adoption of the new accounting standard, Revenue from Contracts with Customers. Net income of $22.1 million, including $25.5 million…

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| November 7, 2018

Scott Drake and Yancey Spruill Join 51ݶ’s Board of Directors

BOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) today announced that Scott Drake has been elected by shareholders and Yancey Spruill has been appointed by the Board to the company’s Board of Directors, effective today. Drake is replacing Nina Richardson, whose term expired yesterday. Spruill is replacing Phil Canfield, who resigned following the November…

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| November 2, 2018

51ݶ Announces Two New Long Haul Fiber Routes

New routes to connect Columbus to Ashburn and Dallas to AtlantaBOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) today announced plans for two new unique, low-latency long haul dark fiber networks from Columbus, Ohio to Ashburn, Virginia and Dallas, Texas to Atlanta, Georgia. Supported by a signed commitment, the expansions are expected to be…

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| October 22, 2018

Major Retailer Selects 51ݶ for Nationwide Network

Solution supports store’s digital transformationBOULDER, Colo. – A major retailer has selected 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) for a wavelength solution, connecting its core and edge data centers across the U.S. The solution includes fully diverse 10G and 100G wavelengths. The network will support the retailer’s initiative for a seamless experience from their physical…

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| October 12, 2018

51ݶ Expands Metro Fiber Networks in Europe

Strategic expansions in London, Paris, Dublin and Amsterdam address growing demand for bandwidthBOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) has announced success-based expansions of its fiber networks in four European markets, including London, Paris, Dublin and Amsterdam. Driven by demand from hyperscale, cloud and data center providers as well as enterprise customers, these…

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| October 8, 2018

51ݶ to Host First Quarter Fiscal Year 2019 Conference Call November 7, 2018

BOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) invites you to listen to its earnings call for the first quarter fiscal year 2019 ended September 30, 2018 on Wednesday, November 7, 2018. When: Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. MST/5:00 p.m. EST Click this link to register and view the Webcast: https://services.choruscall.com/links/zayo181007OSnQ8Nz4.html Dial-in…

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| October 5, 2018

Multinational Bank Selects 51ݶ for Integrated Infrastructure Solution

Multi-product solution includes dark fiber, wavelengths and colocationBOULDER, Colo. – A U.S.-based multinational bank has selected 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) for an integrated infrastructure solution. The solution, which includes dark fiber, colocation and wavelengths, will support the bank’s initiative to upgrade its national infrastructure. The colocation solution at a zColo data center in…

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| September 6, 2018

Gaming Company Selects 51ݶ for Connectivity and Colocation

Edge data centers and global IP backbone support capacity and latency requirementsBOULDER, Colo. – A leading gaming company has selected 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) for a unified infrastructure solution that will deliver a high-speed, low-latency experience to gamers. The solution includes space and power in multiple 51ݶ data centers in key populated locations…

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| September 5, 2018

51ݶ Executives to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences

BOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) announced today that executives from the company will present at investor conferences in September and October. The links to the live webcasts for the conferences will be available through the Investor Relations section of the Company’s website at: http://investors.zayo.com. Matt Steinfort, CFO, and Phil Mottram, chief…

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| August 22, 2018

51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. Reports Financial Results for the Fourth Fiscal Quarter Ended June 30, 2018

Fourth Fiscal Quarter 2018 Financial Highlights $657.6 million of consolidated revenue, including $546.6 million from the Communications Infrastructure segments and $111.0 million from the Allstream segment. Net income of $43.8 million, including $30.6 million from the Communications Infrastructure segments and a net income of $13.2 million from the Allstream segment. $324.9 million of adjusted EBITDA,…

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| August 22, 2018

Global Telecommunications Company Selects 51ݶ for Wavelengths

51ݶ’s infrastructure supports customer expansionBOULDER, Colo. – An international telecommunications company has selected 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) for wavelength connectivity. 51ݶ will provide multiple 100G wavelengths that will connect the company’s new point of presences (PoPs) in North America. The diverse solution is part of the company’s global 100G upgrade to support the…

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| August 9, 2018

51ݶ Completes Los Angeles to Dallas Long Haul Fiber Route

Company secures multiple dark fiber anchor tenants; introduces diverse wavelengths on routeBOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) today announced that it has completed its long haul dark fiber route between Los Angeles and Dallas. The route complements 51ݶ’s existing long haul network, enabling diverse connectivity between major West Coast data center markets…

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| July 31, 2018

51ݶ Completes Divestiture of Minnesota Local Exchange Carrier

BOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) today announced that it has completed the sale of the Scott-Rice Telephone Co., a Minnesota ILEC (incumbent local exchange carrier), for $42 million to Nuvera (formerly New Ulm Telecom, Inc.). 51ݶ acquired Scott-Rice Telephone as part of its March 2017 purchase of Electric Lightwave. Since the…

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| July 23, 2018

51ݶ to Host Fourth Quarter Fiscal Year 2018 Conference Call August 22, 2018

BOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) invites you to listen to its earnings call for the fourth quarter fiscal year 2018 ended June 30, 2018 on Wednesday, August 22, 2018. When: Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. MDT/5:00 p.m. EDT Click this link to register and view the Webcast: https://services.choruscall.com/links/zayo180822P6iVgint.html Dial-in…

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| July 20, 2018

Cloud Provider Selects 51ݶ for Colocation and Connectivity

Solution Includes Commitment at One Wilshire, Dark Fiber and Lit Solutions BOULDER, Colo. – A global cloud provider has selected 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) for colocation, dark fiber and lit solutions. The provider, which is leasing space at 51ݶ’s One Wilshire data center location in Los Angeles, brings the occupancy rate to more…

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| June 28, 2018

International Carrier Selects 51ݶ for Wavelengths

Solution Connects Data Centers Throughout U.S.BOULDER, Colo. – An international carrier has selected 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) for an optical wavelengths solution. The carrier is among the world’s largest based on number of subscribers. The solution provides multiple wavelength routes connecting major data centers throughout the U.S., supporting the carrier’s North American expansion.…

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| June 5, 2018

51ݶ Executives to Present at June Investor Conferences

BOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) announced today that executives from the company will present at two investor conferences in June. The links to the live webcasts for the conferences will be available through the Investor Relations section of the Company’s website at: http://investors.zayo.com. Matt Steinfort, CFO, will present at the Nareit…

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| May 31, 2018

Global Carrier Selects 51ݶ for UK Dark Fiber

Solution leverages 51ݶ’s high capacity infrastructureBOULDER, Colo. – A major global carrier has selected 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) for dark fiber infrastructure in the UK. The solution includes 1,100 miles (1,800 km) of dark fiber to connect several data centers across the UK 51ݶ’s UK network extends from Glasgow and Edinburgh in the…

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| May 24, 2018

51ݶ Expands European Wavelength Network

Anchor customer selects 51ݶ for Marseille to Amsterdam solutionBOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) announced that it has completed a coherent wavelength route from Marseille to Strasbourg via Milan. The route, which also provides connectivity to Paris, Frankfurt, London and Amsterdam, leverages 51ݶ’s European fiber network acquired from Viatel. Initial customers include…

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| May 14, 2018

51ݶ Executives to Present at May Investor Conferences

BOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) announced today that executives from the company will attend four investor conferences in May. The links to the live webcasts for the conferences will be made available through the Investor Relations section of the Company’s website at: http://investors.zayo.com. Jack Waters, CTO & President, Fiber Solutions, will…

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| May 8, 2018

Spread Networks by 51ݶ Upgrades Wireless Route in Financial Corridor

5Gbps Wireless Offers Ultra-Low Latency between Secaucus and Carteret Data CentersBOULDER, Colo. – Spread Networks by 51ݶ (NYSE: ZAYO) today announced upgrades to an ultra-low latency route between 755 Secaucus Road in Secaucus, N.J. (NY4) and 1400 Federal Blvd. in Carteret, N.J. (NY11). The 5Gbps wireless solution provides an improved latency of 90.065us between cabinet…

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| May 7, 2018

51ݶ Announces $500 Million Share Repurchase Program

BOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) announced that the company’s Board of Directors has authorized a six-month share repurchase program. The share repurchase program authorizes up to $500 million for the repurchase from time to time in open market transactions at prevailing market prices, in privately negotiated transactions or by other means…

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| May 3, 2018

51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. Reports Financial Results for the Third Fiscal Quarter Ended March 31, 2018

Third Fiscal Quarter 2018 Financial Highlights $649.4 million of consolidated revenue; including $531.7 million from the Communications Infrastructure segments and $117.7 million from the Allstream segment; Net income of $23.4 million, including $32.0 million from the Communications Infrastructure segments and a net loss of $8.6 million from the Allstream segment; $319.6 million of adjusted EBITDA,…

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| May 3, 2018

51ݶ Announces Resignation of Chief Operating Officer

BOULDER, Colo. – Today, 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) announced that president and COO Andrew Crouch has resigned from the company, effective immediately. Crouch communicated that he has no immediate plans and will be taking time to consider his next venture. Crouch’s resignation is not related to his or the company’s performance. In his…

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| April 26, 2018

Next-generation Transportation Services Company Selects 51ݶ

Wavelength solution includes diverse long haul and metro backhaulBOULDER, Colo. – A next-generation transportation services company has selected 51ݶ Group Holdings (NYSE: ZAYO) for wavelengths to connect a new data center in a major metropolitan area with its data centers on both coasts. The solution includes diverse metro connectivity along with 100G long haul wavelengths…

Press Release

| April 16, 2018

51ݶ to Establish Data Center Presence in UK

Expansion to provide key scale for 51ݶ’s European data center networkBOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) will expand its European data center presence with a new location in Feltham, UK. The zColo facility, the company’s first data center in the London metro area, will add 30,000 total square feet and 3.6 megawatts…

Press Release

| April 11, 2018

Global Cloud Provider Selects 51ݶ for Dark Fiber in Canada

Ring expands 51ݶ’s fiber footprint in MontrealBOULDER, Colo. – A global cloud provider has selected 51ݶ Group Holdings (NYSE: ZAYO) for a high-capacity dark fiber ring in the Montreal metro area. 51ݶ will extend its existing dense network in Montreal, building a 60-kilometer (km) ring for the anchor tenant along the South Shore, the city’s…

Press Release

| April 6, 2018

51ݶ Acquires Data Center in McLean, Virginia

BOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) has acquired a data center in McLean, Virginia. The acquisition, which includes tenants, data center systems, and long-term leases, was driven by strong demand in the Washington, D.C. area for low-latency colocation, interconnection and access to fiber infrastructure. The facility, 51ݶ’s second colocation facility in Northern…

Press Release

| April 4, 2018

51ݶ to Host Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2018 Conference Call May 3, 2018

BOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) invites you to listen to its earnings call for the third quarter fiscal year 2018 ended March 31, 2018 on Thursday, May 3, 2018. When: Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. MDT/5:00 p.m. EDT Click this link to register and view the Webcast: https://services.choruscall.com/links/zayo180504nELjj8D2.html Dial-in…

Press Release

| April 3, 2018

51ݶ Demonstrates E-Rate Momentum

Contributes to strong Net Bookings for QuarterBOULDER, Colo. – More than 20 school districts have selected 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) for E-Rate solutions during the first calendar quarter of 2018. The contracts represent approximately double the E-Rate recurring revenue that 51ݶ was awarded during calendar year 2017 and demonstrate 51ݶ’s heightened focus on…

Press Release

| April 2, 2018

Wireless Carrier Selects 51ݶ for Significant National Expansion

Leverages 51ݶ’s fiber network in 30 marketsBOULDER, Colo. – A major wireless carrier has selected 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) for fiber-to-the-tower (FTT) to new macro towers in 30 markets across 21 states. The deal is an expansion of an agreement announced in September 2016. Inclusive of both contracts, 51ݶ will connect thousands of…

Press Release

| March 26, 2018

Interdata Selects 51ݶ for Dark Fiber

Solution leverages 51ݶ’s dense fiber network in FranceBOULDER, Colo. – Interdata, a systems and infrastructure integrator based in the Paris metropolitan area, has selected 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) for dark fiber infrastructure in France. 51ݶ will add approximately 50 kilometers (km) of new fiber to its existing network for the project. The solution…

Press Release

| March 21, 2018

Pico Selects 51ݶ for Global Network Backbone

Solution to provide connectivity to key financial marketsBOULDER, Colo. – Pico, a leading financial infrastructure services provider, has selected 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) for a low-latency global backbone network. Pico’s extensive evaluation process culminated with the selection of 51ݶ and the design of a solution that includes two diverse rings connecting major financial…

Press Release

| March 1, 2018

51ݶ Provides Extensive Fiber Connectivity in Texas

Customer momentum enables further network expansionBOULDER, Colo. – Driven by customer demand, 51ݶ Group Holdings (NYSE: ZAYO) has significantly expanded its infrastructure in the Texas Triangle, the megaregion that includes Houston, San Antonio, Austin and Dallas/Ft. Worth, over the past two years. 51ݶ has almost tripled its network footprint in Texas and increased its customer…

Press Release

| February 28, 2018

51ݶ Closes Acquisition of Spread Networks

New business segment, Spread Networks by 51ݶ, focuses on premium ULL and low-latency networksBOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (“51ݶ”) (NYSE: ZAYO) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Spread Networks, a privately-held fiber network company that operates the most direct, lowest latency fiber route between Chicago and New York. To leverage…

Press Release

| February 23, 2018

51ݶ to Sell Minnesota Local Exchange Carrier

BOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell Scott-Rice Telephone Co., a Minnesota ILEC (incumbent local exchange carrier), for $42 million to New Ulm Telecom, Inc. 51ݶ acquired Scott-Rice Telephone as part of its March 2017 purchase of Electric Lightwave. Since the acquisition,…

Press Release

| February 14, 2018

Large Cloud Provider Selects 51ݶ for Wavelength Connectivity

Solution provides high-capacity triversity between large data centersBOULDER, Colo. – A global webscale cloud provider has selected 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) for wavelength connectivity. 51ݶ’s solution will provide high-capacity connectivity between a major west coast data center and another facility located centrally in the U.S. The solution will provide the customer with triversity…

Press Release

| February 7, 2018

51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. Reports Financial Results for the Second Fiscal Quarter Ended December 31, 2017

Second Fiscal Quarter 2018 Financial Highlights $653.5 million of consolidated revenue; including $530.0 million from the Communications Infrastructure segments and $123.5 million from the Allstream segment; Net income of $11.5 million, including $10.6 million from the Communications Infrastructure segments and $0.9 million from the Allstream segment; $329.9 million of adjusted EBITDA, including $300.0 million from…

Press Release

| February 7, 2018

51ݶ Announces New Long Haul Dark Fiber Route

New route to connect Reno to Umatilla, OregonBOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) today announced plans for a new long haul dark fiber network between Reno, Nevada and Umatilla, Oregon. The route is anchored by a webscale customer and is generating strong demand from additional customers. The network expansion will add more…

Press Release

| January 22, 2018

Multinational Bank Selects 51ݶ for Wavelength Solution

Solution leverages dense fiber network in the UKBOULDER, Colo. – A leading multinational bank has selected 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) for a private wavelength solution on dedicated fiber. The 100G-enabled network will connect several of the bank’s core data centers located in the UK. This flagship solution, which will serve as the bank’s…

Press Release

| January 8, 2018

51ݶ to Host Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2018 Conference Call February 7, 2018

BOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) invites you to listen to its earnings call for the second quarter fiscal year 2018 ended December 31, 2017 on Wednesday, February 7, 2018. When: Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. MST/5:00 p.m. EST Click this link to register and view the Webcast:https://services.choruscall.com/links/zayo1802072s01HOaV.html Dial-in information…

Press Release

| January 4, 2018

51ݶ Announces Speaker Addition and Time Change for Presentation at Citi TMT West Conference

BOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) today announced that Dan Caruso, chairman and CEO, Andrew Crouch, president and COO, and Jack Waters, CTO and president of Fiber Solutions, will now co-present a keynote address at 8:00 a.m. PST, instead of the originally announced 11:00 a.m. PST time, at the Citi TMT West…

Press Release

| January 3, 2018

51ݶ Debuts SD-WAN Offering

Enterprise solution provides virtual network management, flexibility and resilienceBOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) today announced the launch of its software defined wide area network (SD-WAN) solution. 51ݶ’s SD-WAN is an integrated extension of 51ݶ’s fiber-based IP/MPLS backbone offerings that makes enterprises’ networks easier to manage, improves performance and enhances reliability and…

Press Release

| January 2, 2018

51ݶ Executives to Present at Citi TMT West Conference

BOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) announced today that Andrew Crouch, president and COO, and Jack Waters, CTO and president of Fiber Solutions, will present at the Citi TMT West Conference at The Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas on Tuesday, January 9, 2018. The presentation will be webcast live at 11:00 a.m.…

Press Release

| December 21, 2017

51ݶ Densifies Mobile Infrastructure Footprint in Minneapolis

Capacity to support continued demand in metro areaBOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) is working with four major wireless carriers to increase capacity to accommodate continued demand in the Minneapolis area. These projects further enhance 51ݶ’s dense footprint in Minnesota, which includes more than 8,000 route miles across the state and more…

Press Release

| December 12, 2017

Global Webscale Company Selects 51ݶ for Additional Dark Fiber in Europe

Transaction significantly increases capacity for long-standing customerBOULDER, Colo. – A global webscale company has selected 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) for a dark fiber solution to provide additional capacity to accommodate increased traffic demand. The solution consists of more than 835 miles (1,350 kilometers) of long haul dark fiber located on multiple strategic routes…

Press Release

| November 27, 2017

51ݶ to Acquire Spread Networks

Acquisition provides 51ݶ with lowest latency route between New York and ChicagoBOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (“51ݶ”) (NYSE: ZAYO) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Spread Networks for $127 million in cash. Spread Networks is a privately-owned telecommunications provider that owns and operates a 825-mile, high-fiber count long…

Press Release

| November 6, 2017

51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. Reports Financial Results for the First Fiscal Quarter Ended September 30, 2017

First Fiscal Quarter 2018 Financial Highlights $643.5 million of consolidated revenue; including $515.8 million from the Communications Infrastructure segments and $127.7 million from the Allstream segment; Net income of $23.2 million, including $11.5 million from the Communications Infrastructure segments and $11.7 million from the Allstream segment; $316.6 million of adjusted EBITDA, including $285.8 million from…

Press Release

| November 2, 2017

51ݶ Expands Fiber Network in Indiana

Expansion increases network footprint for major wireless carrierBOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) today announced that the company will provide fiber-to-the-tower (FTT) to approximately 70 new towers in Indiana to serve a major wireless carrier customer. 51ݶ now provides services to all four major wireless carriers in Indiana. The sale leverages part…

Press Release

| October 27, 2017

51ݶ CFO Matt Steinfort to Present at November Investor Conferences

BOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) announced today that Matt Steinfort, CFO, will present at three investor conferences in November. The links to the live webcasts for the conferences will be made available through the Investor Relations section of the Company’s website at: http://investors.zayo.com. Steinfort will present at the RBC Capital Markets…

Press Release

| October 12, 2017

Major Carrier Selects 51ݶ for Small Cell Densification

BOULDER, Colo. – A major wireless carrier has selected 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) for deployment of more than 500 small cell sites in two major metro areas. The multimillion-dollar agreement includes small cell siting, placement and installation, part of 51ݶ’s portfolio of turnkey mobile infrastructure solutions. The small cells are part of the…

Press Release

| October 4, 2017

Global Webscale Company Selects 51ݶ for Dark Fiber

Large transaction significantly increases capacity for long-standing customerBOULDER, Colo. – A global webscale company has selected 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) for a dark fiber solution to provide additional capacity to support its data center growth in the Midwest. The solution consists of more than 500 miles of long haul dark fiber located on…

Press Release

| September 25, 2017

51ݶ to Expand Atlanta Data Center Presence

Four anchor tenants drive expansion to second facilityBOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) will expand its Atlanta data center presence with a new location at 1150 White Street SW. The facility will add 72,100 total square feet and six megawatts (MW) of critical power, and is the company’s second data center in…

Press Release

| September 6, 2017

51ݶ Acquires Data Center in Colorado

Strategically located facility expands infrastructure in the stateBOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) has purchased a colocation facility located at 7579 W 103rd Avenue in Westminster, Colorado. The acquisition is driven by strong customer demand in the area, specifically along a high-tech corridor located between Boulder and Denver and the underserved Northwest…

Press Release

| August 21, 2017

51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. Reports Financial Results for the Fourth Fiscal Quarter Ended June 30, 2017

Fourth Fiscal Quarter 2017 Financial Highlights $638.0 million of consolidated revenue, including $509.1 million from the Communications Infrastructure segments and $128.9 million from the Allstream segment; Net income of $23.2 million, including $11.3 million from the Communications Infrastructure segments and $11.9 million from the Allstream segment. $310.8 million of adjusted EBITDA, including $280.8 million from…

Press Release

| August 18, 2017

51ݶ’s Asia-Pacific Capability Attracts Customers in Multiple Sectors

Success-based PoPs in Sydney and Tokyo further expand 51ݶ’s APAC presenceBOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc.’s (NYSE: ZAYO) expanded Asia-Pacific (APAC) capability, part of its Global Reach business unit, is attracting customers in multiple sectors, including multinational financial and professional services companies, global retailers, healthcare, pharmaceutical, telecommunication companies and large CDN providers. As a…

Press Release

| August 10, 2017

Consolidated Smart Systems Selects 51ݶ for Dark Fiber

High-performance solution brings 10G of bandwidth to MDUs in Southern California BOULDER, Colo. – Consolidated Smart Systems, one of the largest private broadband providers in California, has selected 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) for a dark fiber solution to enhance and expand their broadband service capabilities to multiple dwelling unit (MDU) communities in Southern…

Press Release

| July 31, 2017

51ݶ to Enable CloudLink Service in Peak 10 Data Centers

Partnership to leverage 51ݶ’s extensive global networkBOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) will begin providing Peak 10 customers with its CloudLink services under a recently executed arrangement between the two parties. CloudLink provides an on-ramp to 51ݶ’s extensive fiber network, enabling global connectivity to the world’s largest cloud services providers. 51ݶ’s global…

Press Release

| July 27, 2017

Cloud Service Provider Selects 51ݶ for Diverse Wavelengths

100G Wavelength solution to connect data centers in key markets BOULDER, Colo. – A global cloud service provider has selected 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) for a wavelength solution to provide full diversity for a portion of its backbone network. 51ݶ will provide three 100G wavelengths on four routes connecting the providers’ data centers…

Press Release

| July 12, 2017

Global Healthcare Company Selects 51ݶ for Enterprise Solution

51ݶ’s new Enterprise Networks business segment accelerates capabilities for enterprisesBOULDER, Colo. – A Fortune 500 healthcare company has selected 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) to expand its wide area network (WAN). The IP-VPN solution will provide connectivity to more than 20 of its business offices. 51ݶ is providing 1G capacity to accommodate future bandwidth…

Press Release

| July 5, 2017

51ݶ Purchases Renewable Energy to Power Five Data Centers

EPA recognizes 51ݶ for leading green power useBOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ZAYO) announced that it has purchased 86 million kilowatt hours of renewable energy certificates to power five of its zColo data centers in Illinois, Texas and New Jersey. The purchase is part of 51ݶ’s new emphasis on sustainability, which includes the…

Press Release

| June 30, 2017

Global Asset Management Company Selects 51ݶ for Wavelength Solution

Project expands long-standing relationshipBOULDER, Colo. – A global investment management company has selected 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) for a wavelength solution to connect the company’s data centers in the eastern U.S. The project, part of an infrastructure transformation initiative, expands a long-standing relationship with 51ݶ, dating back nearly a decade. 51ݶ will provide…

Press Release

| June 29, 2017

51ݶ Announces Proposed Senior Notes Offering

BOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ (“51ݶ”), a direct subsidiary of 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) and global provider of communications infrastructure services, announced today that it intends to offer, subject to market and other conditions, $300 million of its 5.750% Senior Notes due 2027 (the “2027 Senior Notes”) through an add-on to its…

Press Release

| June 23, 2017

Global Webscale Company Selects 51ݶ for Wavelength Solution

Strategic, direct route connects Dublin to Continental Europe bypassing London BOULDER, Colo. – A global webscale company has selected 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:  ZAYO) to implement a network to connect its data centers in Dublin and Amsterdam. The wavelength solution will be deployed on a direct route unique to 51ݶ, which bypasses the traffic…

Press Release

| June 22, 2017

51ݶ Group Announces Change in Sales Leadership

BOULDER, Colo. – Today, 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) announced that Edward (Ed) Morche resigned from the company to rejoin Level 3 Communications, ending his tenure at 51ݶ after approximately one month. During Morche’s short tenure at 51ݶ, the feedback he provided to 51ݶ’s executives, investors and board was positive about 51ݶ’s culture, its…

Press Release

| June 16, 2017

Large Data Center Provider Selects 51ݶ for Dark Fiber

51ݶ’s low-latency routes serve financial sectorBOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) has been selected by a large data center provider for dark fiber to connect its East Coast data centers. The solution includes primary and diverse routes in New York and New Jersey, providing low-latency infrastructure for the provider. 51ݶ’s solution consist…

Press Release

| June 8, 2017

Multinational Bank Selects 51ݶ for Dark Fiber

Solution provides core infrastructure over 51ݶ’s existing fiber backboneBOULDER, Colo. – A U.S.-based multinational bank has selected 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) for long haul and metro dark fiber. The dark fiber will connect the bank’s new data centers with its existing fiber network. The solution leverages a popular long haul route and metro…

Press Release

| May 19, 2017

Northern Virginia Data Center Providers Select 51ݶ for Dark Fiber

Data center and cloud providers leveraging 51ݶ’s extensive fiber footprint in tech corridorBOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) today announced it has signed multiple contracts in the past three months to deliver dark fiber to large data center providers in Northern Virginia. The providers will rely on 51ݶ’s extensive dark fiber network…

Press Release

| May 9, 2017

51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. Reports Financial Results for the Third Fiscal Quarter Ended March 31, 2017

Third Fiscal Quarter 2017 Financial Highlights $550.2 million of consolidated revenue; including $470.9 million from the Communications Infrastructure segments and $79.3 million from the Allstream segment; 34% quarter-over-quarter annualized revenue growth; 3% quarter-over-quarter annualized organic recurring revenue growth (3% in constant currency) for Communications Infrastructure (excludes Allstream). Net income of $27.0 million, including $17.3 million…

Press Release

| May 4, 2017

51ݶ Acquires Two Southern California Data Centers

Purchase further strengthens 51ݶ’s expansive fiber and colocation portfolio on the West CoastBOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) completed the $12 million acquisition of KIO Networks’ San Diego data centers. The two data centers, located at 12270 World Trade Drive and 9606 Aero Drive, total more than 100,000 square feet of space…

Press Release

| April 25, 2017

Gaming and Hospitality Company Selects 51ݶ for Dark Fiber and Ethernet

51ݶ well positioned to address consolidation trend in multiple sectors BOULDER, Colo. – A nationwide gaming and hospitality company has selected 51ݶ for dark fiber and Ethernet connectivity as part of its consolidation of its communications infrastructure providers. The multi-product solution leverages 51ݶ’s existing fiber, including its dense Las Vegas metro network, while also enabling…

Press Release

| April 13, 2017

51ݶ Expands Los Angeles Data Center Presence

Large anchor tenant, strong customer demand drive expansionBOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) will significantly expand its Los Angeles data center presence with a new location at One Wilshire Building, 624 S Grand Ave. The facility will add 24,215 total square feet and two megawatts (MW) of critical power, and is the…

Press Release

| April 11, 2017

51ݶ to Host Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 Conference Call May 9, 2017

BOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (“51ݶ” or the “Company”) (NYSE: ZAYO) invites you to listen to its earnings call for the third quarter fiscal year 2017 ended March 31, 2017 on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. When: Tuesday, May 9, 2017 @ 3:00 p.m. MDT/5:00 p.m. EDT Click this link to register and view…

Press Release

| April 7, 2017

Colocation Provider Selects 51ݶ for Major Network Upgrade

51ݶ to provide 100G wavelength connectivity BOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) has been selected by a leading colocation provider for a wavelengths network to connect its facilities in the U.S. 51ݶ will provide a high-performance 100G wavelength solution connecting its data centers that will serve as the company’s backbone. The solution…

Press Release

| March 24, 2017

Multinational Retailer Selects 51ݶ for Global WAN Solution

Solution to provide wavelength and Ethernet connectivityBOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) has been selected by a multinational retailer for a global wide area network (WAN) solution to accommodate the company’s growing presence in APAC. The solution will provide the customer with a trans-Atlantic and trans-Pacific global ring, enabling connectivity across four…

Press Release

| March 1, 2017

51ݶ Closes Acquisition of Electric Lightwave

Customers to benefit immediately from expanded West Coast infrastructureBOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) today announced it has closed its $1.42 billion acquisition of Electric Lightwave (formerly known as Integra Telecom), an infrastructure and telecom services provider serving 35 markets in the western U.S. The acquisition adds 8,100 route miles of long…

Press Release

| February 24, 2017

51ݶ Executives to Present at February and March Investor Conferences

BOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) announced today that executives from the company will present at three investor conferences in February and March. The links to the live webcasts for the conferences, where applicable, will be available on the “Events & Presentations” page of 51ݶ’s website at: http://investors.zayo.com. Ken desGarennes, CFO, will…

Press Release

| February 21, 2017

Webscale Cloud Provider Selects 51ݶ for Metro Dark Fiber

Solution leverages dense metro fiber in ChicagoBOULDER, Colo. – A global webscale cloud provider has selected 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) for metro dark fiber in Chicago. The project will connect six data center locations with 20 diverse segments totaling 280 strands across all segments, with up to 26 strands per segment. The solution…

Press Release

| February 16, 2017

51ݶ Wins 2017 IBM Choice Award for North America Top Strategic Service Provider

BOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) was named a winner of an IBM Choice Award for North America Top Strategic Service Provider. Honored at the IBM PartnerWorld Leadership Conference in Las Vegas, 51ݶ’s Cloud Infrastructure groupwas recognized for the launch of its Object-Based Storage offering. The solution leverages IBM’s Cleversafe technology to…

Press Release

| February 9, 2017

51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. Reports Financial Results for the Second Fiscal Quarter Ended December 31, 2016

Second Fiscal Quarter 2017 Financial Highlights $506.7 million of consolidated revenue, including $107.9 million from 51ݶ Canada; 1% quarter-over-quarter annualized revenue growth; 4% quarter-over-quarter annualized recurring revenue growth (6% in constant currency), excluding 51ݶ Canada. Net income of $19.8 million, including $19.6 million from 51ݶ Canada; $4.1 million increase quarter-over-quarter. $263.4 million of adjusted EBITDA,…

Press Release

| February 8, 2017

Steven N. Kaplan and Emily White Join 51ݶ’s Board of Directors

Leading finance academic and former Snapchat executive to provide expertiseBOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) today announced that Steven N. Kaplan and Emily White were appointed to the company’s Board of Directors, effective April 1, 2017. The appointments fill two newly created positions on the 51ݶ board. “These two very talented thought…

Press Release

| February 7, 2017

51ݶ Helps Fans Stay Connected at Super Bowl 51

51ݶ installs more than 120 small cell sites in Houston to support wireless demandBOULDER, Colo. – Two wireless carriers selected 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (51ݶ) to add wireless capacity in Houston for Super Bowl 51. 51ݶ completed installation of more than 120 small cell sites, including locations around key venues like NRG Stadium and Discovery…

Press Release

| January 31, 2017

International Law Firm Selects 51ݶ for Global Solution

Deal includes new Hong Kong PoP that will further expand 51ݶ’s APAC presenceBOULDER, Colo. – 51ݶ Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) has been selected by an international law firm to connect key locations in the U.S., Europe and Asia. As part of the three-year agreement for a global Ethernet solution, 51ݶ will establish a new…

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For more than 15 years, 51ݶ has empowered some of the world’s largest and most innovative companies to connect what’s next for their business. 51ݶ’s future-ready network spans over 16.8 million fiber miles and 141,000 route miles. 51ݶ’s tailored connectivity and edge solutions enable carriers, cloud providers, data centers, schools, and enterprises to deliver exceptional experiences, from core to cloud to edge. Discover how 51ݶ connects what’s next at www.zayo.com and follow us on Ի.