Zayo is in a sub category of the telecommunications industry known as an infrastructure provider. There are key assets used in the delivery of telecommunication services. Space and power for equipment Tower operators for Cell companies. Zayo owns and operates fiber optic cable networks in metro areas throughout the united states. In a metro area like minneapolis / st paul fiber optic networks typically connect data centers, major Internet gateways, Enterprises… CELL TOWERS, phone company Central Offices
Zayo contracts the engineering, installation and maintenance of fiber optic network.In this picture, a worker is using a machine that pulls fiber optic cable through conduit that had been previously installed. These machines are set up along the route and various points to keep
How much bandwidth does fiber support?<br />A single pair of fibers can transmit 400 Gigabits of data per second!<br />This is dependent upon equipment and distance.<br />80,000 Streaming High Definition Movies<br />
Internet Networks<br />Connect to a “routable network” that can connect to any IP address<br />Internet is a connection of multiple networks.<br />Ethernet Networks<br />Connect multiple points / locations <br />Internet vs Connectivity<br />
Tracing the Route<br />Last Mile<br />Long haul<br />Middle Mile<br />Minneapolis Carrier Hotel<br />511 11th Ave<br />eBay San Jose<br />Central Office<br />Neighborhood<br />Small Business<br />555 Main St<br />
How Does Zayo Benefit the Community<br />Zayo is an Infrastructure provider to other carriers and large enterprises<br />Zayo will enable Anoka County and anchor institutions to obtain a highly competitive, robust network.<br />Zayo will increase the number of providers and quality of service.<br />Internet Access Providers<br />Wireless Provider<br />Wireless Data Providers<br />CLEC (competitive phone companies)<br />Traditional “Wireline” providers<br />Infrastructure to large enterprise customer<br />
When does this happen?<br /><ul><li>Environmental Analysis
Complete – “Finding Of No Significant Impact” received from Department of Commerce May 23rd 2011.