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Zayo Group closes €98.8m acquisition of communications infrastructure

Staff writer ▼ | January 4, 2016
Zayo Group Holdings closed its €98.8 million acquisition of Viatel's infrastructure and non-Irish carrier and high-bandwidth business from the Digiweb Group based in Dublin, Ireland.
Zayo Group
Acquisition   8,400 kilometer fiber network
The acquisition adds an 8,400 kilometer fiber network across eight countries to Zayo’s European footprint, including 12 new metro networks, seven data centers and connectivity to 81 on-net buildings.

The Viatel businesses to be acquired are highly aligned with Zayo’s existing product and customer set, including a higher proportion of dark fiber revenue.

The new capability significantly expands Zayo’s global capabilities, providing Pan-European infrastructure and connectivity to key subsea cable systems, delivering traffic to and from North America, Asia and Africa.

The expanded network and infrastructure solutions are available immediately to Zayo and Viatel customers through their account representatives or via Tranzact, Zayo’s innovative platform for purchasing and managing infrastructure at

The suite of services available includes Dark Fiber, Wavelengths, Ethernet, IP, Data Center and Cloud, across more than 92,000 miles - nearly 150,000 kilometers - of Zayo’s high-performance network.