Zayo Would Entertain Talks to Sell Allstream, CFO Emeritus Says

Zayo has not begun talks to sell Allstream, said Ken desGarennes, CFO Emeritus of Zayofeatured

EQT Believed Evaluating Acquisition of Spirit Communications

Private equity firm EQT is believed to be evaluating an acquisition of Spirit Communications, a private fiber telecomfeatured

Altice and Zayo Said to Take Interest in Lightower

Altice, which had a successful US IPO last week, is said to have taken an interest in a possible acquisition of Lightower Fiber Networks, three sector executives and a banker told CTFN. Zayofeatured

Privately-held Spirit Communications is for Sale

Spirit Communications, a privately-held telecom carrier in South Carolina, is for sale, advised by TD Securities, said two telecom sector sources. To Keep Reading, Request a Trial Already a subscriber? Log-infeatured

Lightower Fiber Networks Exploring a Sale

Lightower Fiber Networks, a privately held fiber network carrier in Massachusetts, is exploring a sale, two sources said. Level 3 is rumored to be among possible buyers, and Zayo Group, a Lightower competitor in Colorado, could also be looking at it,featured

Equinix-TeleCity Sale of Data Centers to Conclude Next Month

With additional reporting by Claire Landon:  Equinix will conclude the sale of disposals mandated by the European Commission as part of its $3.6 billion acquisition of TeleCity next month, said two sector bankers and an executive. Another banker called the auction in its “final innings.” In November, the EC stated that it would approve Equinix’ … Read Morefeatured

Zayo Interested in Equinix’ European Divestments

Zayo Group, the telecom infrastructure provider based in Boulder, Colorado, is interested in purchasing data centers that Equinix agreed to divest in Europe to comply with antitrust regulations, said a source familiar with the matter. Last month, colocation provider Equinix agreed to divest eight data centers to gain clearance from the European Commission for its $3.6 billion … Read Morefeatured

Purported Sales of Verizon and AT&T Enterprise Businesses May Prove Challenging

As Verizon and AT&T pay out tens of billions of dollars to purchase spectrum this year and next, their wireline units that service corporations stand out as large, non-core, shrinking business units, raising the question of whether these businesses would be good units to sell if the former regional Bell operating companies want to raise … Read Morefeatured


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